Stop by Spud for the party!
Carol Kelly Celebrates 50 Years At Alki SPUD Fish & Chips
Carol’s date of hire:
She was hired by Rick Alger, son of Frank Alger, the founder of SPUD. She worked alongside Rick and his wife Terrie until their retirement in 1999.
Carol has two Daughters:
Ashley- has worked for SPUD since she was a teen in 2003. She is now the General Manager of Ivar’s Acres of Clams restaurant.
Victoria (Tori)- worked for Alki Spud as a teen beginning in 2007 and was Assistant Manager at Spud before leaving in early 2020.
Over her 50 years Carol has been active in the Alki and West Seattle communities and almost everyone in West Seattle knows her bright smile and red hair. She knows most customers by name, regular order, and details about their families. Under her management, Alki has served:
More than 5.3 million customers.
She has filleted, battered, and breaded more than 937,000 pounds of fish.
She has wrapped more than 4 million lineal feed of SPUD wrapping paper with the bubbling cod cartoon around orders.
SPUD has soaked, cut, and fried more than 2.3 million pounds of SPUDs to accompany its orders
She has served more than 3.5 million cups of Coke.
Congratulations to Carol Kelly for 50 years at Alki SPUD Fish and Chips