MEET OUR TEAM

MEET OUR TEAM

THIS AWARD-WINNING TEAM WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF.

Our talented chefs, creative consultants, and professional staff will work with you to exceed your expectations. We promise to give plenty of reasons to feel confident and excited about your upcoming event.

We can’t wait to work with you!

The oddest item in my office is:

 

My daughter’s self portrait she made when she was 3. She has no nose & 3 fingers.

 

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612.767.4114

Suzi McMerty Shands

Vice President, Sales

One movie I could watch over & over:

 

Mama Mia!

 

 

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612.676.8912

Teresa Foreman

Senior Sales Consultant

My favorite item to buy on Amazon is:

 

Tennis balls

 

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612.767.4111

Steve Palmer

Senior Sales Consultant

If I wrote a book, the title would be:

 

“The Trials and Tribulations of raising a teenager named Suzi”

Jim McMerty

President

My favorite season is:

 

Winter!

Chef Tracy

Executive Chef

My ideal superpower would be:

 

Being invisible

Chef Michelle

Kitchen Manager, PFS

Chris Bloom

Facilities Manager

An accessory I can’t live without:

 

A great pair of shoes!

(or my wedding ring)

 

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612.767.1775

Cindy Walker

Director of Sales

Fill in the blank: “I make the best…”

 

…Cajun grilled salmon!

 

 


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612.767.1770

Erin Hegedus

Sales Consultant

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612.767.4105

Courtney Suin

Sales Consultant

My favorite vacation spot is:

 

Aruba! After my wife & I found out we were pregnant with our first born, Patrick, we went on a “Babymoon” there

Shawn McMerty

Director of Finance/Business Operations

My favorite flavor of ice cream is:

 

Peppermint!

Chef JJ

Sous Chef

One thing from my bucket list is:

 

To hike the Pacific Crest Trail!

Jeremy Bigley

Director of Operations

Jenny Lunsman

Senior Event and Training Manager

What’s your favorite thing to do in Minnesota?

 

Go to the State Fair!

 

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612.767.4103

 

Alana Koderick

Director of Sales

A celebrity I would like to meet:

 

Rob Lowe!

 

 

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612.676.8911

Mary Jo Lorine

Sales Consultant

My favorite TV shows are:

 

The Ellen Degeneres Show (I’ll be at the 12 days of giveaways this year, so watch for me!)

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612.767.1771

Denise Turner

Sales Consultant

My favorite weekend activities:

 

Exploring Minneapolis and finding new restaurants!

Sara Banse

Accountant

Chef Joe

Sous Chef

My favorite line from a movie:

 

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain” – Wizard of Oz

Steve Morris

Operations Administrator

My favorite restaurant in Minnesota is:

 

Lakeside Club

Tim Bloom

Director of Facilities

Favorite thing to do with my great-grandchildren:

 

Everything! Read, do puzzles, play toys.

 

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612.767.1765

Julie DeStasio

Sales Consultant, PFS

If I could plan anyone’s wedding it would be:

 

Mine!

 

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612.767.1763

Tracy McCarthy

Sales Consultant

Where I go shopping on black friday:

 

Target &
Amazon!

 

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612.767.4119

Katie Van Der Veen

Sales Consultant

My favorite redheaded movie stars are:

 

Rupert Grint (aka Ron Weasley) & Julianne Moore (she’s such a girl boss)

Leah Anderson

Marketing Manager

A meal that I could eat every day:

 

Puerto Rican Rice & Beans with Turkey!

Chef Janet

Pastry Chef

Christopher O’Bannon

Assistant Operations Manager

My highest score in bowling is:

 

287 (woah)

Rob Damiani

Warehouse Manager

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