Fred Stoller portrays Stu, a sarcastic waiter at Alessandros, where Monica is the head chef. Stoller is an author, actor and comedian best known for portraying Gerard on Everybody Loves Raymond. Stoller is also a prolific voice actor who provided voices of Stanley in the Open Season franchise, Rusty the Wrench on Handy Manny and Fred the Squirrel in The Penguins of Madagascar. In 2012, Stoller published a book about his experience as staff writer on Seinfeld titled My Seinfeld Year. In 2013, he released a book titled Maybe We'll Have You Back: The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star about his guest starring stints on television shows including Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond, Scrubs, Hannah Montana, and My Name Is Earl.