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Ashley Belle

Hospitality Manager

Ashley Belle was born and raised in Brooklyn. She left the Five Boroughs to attend Skidmore College where she worked her way through every job in the school cafeteria: from fry cook to dishwasher, manager to cashier. In 2013, Ashley was hired as a host at The NoMad where she met James Kent. She and Kent were soldiers in arms for almost five years–Ashley as maitre d’; James as executive chef. Ashley left the NoMad for a year-long stint at Pasquale Jones (now her favorite spot without a 70 Pine Street mailing address) before joining the Crown Shy team. A writer of short stories, Ashley is trying her best to be a plant mom, but restaurant hours don’t make it easy…