About Luscious Garage

About Luscious Garage

The Shop

Clean, attractive, comfortable, spacious: LG is a place for people, not just for cars. Watch us work or relax in the lounge with a book or our wifi. Coffee and groceries are just a block away.

The Team

Auto repair has always required strength, but today that strength must be mental above physical. Our staff has the experience, intellect, and enthusiasm to provide the best auto service anywhere.

Carolyn Coquillette | Owner and Master Technician

Founder. Boss. Occasionally answers the phone and/or fixes cars when everyone else is busy. Still very passionate about the business; if you have any comments, don’t hesitate to contact her directly.

Carolyn currently works full time for her new business Shop-Ware.com, providing LG’s innovative tools to the repair industry at large.

Karry Walker - Bookkeeper

Usually buried in what little paper Luscious Garage allows on premises, Karry has been counting the beans, minding the regulations and managing staff benefits for Luscious Garage since it hung up a shingle in 2007. In her off time you'll find her in Oakland masquerading as a rather accomplished musician and recording artist.

Doug Fredell - Technician

I have been in the auto repair and service industry for 25 plus years, most recently as the owner/operator of "California Shell Service" in Pacific Heights, until the inevitable loss-of-lease-syndrome. I am now pleased to make my home at Luscious Garage and belonging to a world class team of professionals. I enjoy traveling the world and spending time with my wife and 3 dogs.

Elias Ramirez - Technician

Son of iron worker and community organizer, Elias was born and raised in the San Diego/Tijuana region and moved to San Francisco to study cinema at SFSU. He likes to play and make music in his free time and work on cars, especially his 1980 Toyota Tercel.

Allie Smith

Allie was born and raised in beautiful Ohio, home to Annie Oakley, Rock + Roll, and Goodyear. She transplanted to the Bay Area in 2010 to be closer to her family, and has been basking in the mild weather ever since. Her life goals include owning a Boston Terrier ranch, traveling the world in a camper van, and trying as many types of cheese as possible.

Allie joined the Luscious team in 2018, and loves her job, which includes doing a bit of everything. She is especially excited to be learning to work on cars! When she isn’t at the shop, Allie enjoys doing artwork, camping, and watching horror movies with her partner and their dog, Pepper.

Shelbert Smith

Originally from Minnesota via Massachusetts and Ohio, Shelbert is loving his second career as an Automotive Technician after a dozen years in the Regulatory and Compliance fields.

When he’s not caring for Prii he is pursuing walking every street in San Francisco with his wife and enjoys knitting, gardening with their cat, building things with Legos and trying to see how many languages he can learn. He probably doesn't know that he has grime all over his face.


Are you an intelligent technician ready to work alongside your peers? Can you communicate with customers? Do you share our service philosophy?

If you're interested, please apply with both your resume and the reasons why you want to work here. We're a diverse, happy workplace and welcome folks of all backgrounds.


Bonus Features

LG has no “service advisor” — you speak directly with your technician. Highly trained and highly informed, we welcome questions as well as conversation.


We’re proud to support commercial vehicles at the times most convenient, with the same specialized and efficient service. Learn more about taxi repair.

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