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!

If I wrote a book, the title would be:

 

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

Jim McMerty

Founder

About Me

🐟 I won’t swim in natural bodies of water because I’m terrified that fish will touch my feet

Dan Riggs

Director Of Marketing

My favorite item to buy on Amazon is:

 

Tennis balls

 

[email protected]

612.767.4111

Steve Palmer

Senior Sales Consultant

My ideal superpower would be:

 

Being invisible

Chef Michelle

Kitchen Manager, PFS

Please reach out anytime, I’d love to connect with you about your event!

 

[email protected]

612.767.1774

Elsie Aldrich

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

Co-President

[email protected]

612.239.6722

Sydney Young

Sales Consultant

My favorite flavor of ice cream is:

 

Peppermint!

Chef JJ

Sous Chef

Jenny Lunsman

Senior Event and Training Manager

The oddest item in my office is:

 

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

 

[email protected]

612.767.4114

Suzi McMerty Shands

Co-President

My favorite weekend activities:

 

Exploring Minneapolis and finding new restaurants!

Jane Boardman

Human Resources Manager

Cheryl Higgins

Controller

My favorite restaurant in Minnesota is:

 

Lakeside Club

Tim Bloom

Director of Facilities

What’s your favorite thing to do in Minnesota?

 

Go to the State Fair!

 

[email protected].com

612.767.4103

 

Alana Koderick

Director of Sales

Favorite thing to do with my great-grandchildren:

 

Everything! Read, do puzzles, play toys.

 

[email protected]

612.767.1765

Julie DeStasio

Sales Consultant, PFS

My highest score in bowling is:

 

287 (woah)

Rob Damiani

Warehouse Manager

My favorite season is:

 

Winter!

Chef Tracy

Executive Chef

Join our awesome team!