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

A celebrity I would like to meet:

 

Rob Lowe!

 

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Mary Jo Lorine

Sales Consultant

If I wrote a book the title would be:

 

“The Trials and Tribulations of Surviving a Teenager Named Suzi”

Jim McMerty

President

My favorite season is:

 

Winter!

Tracy Rabenberg

Executive Chef

My highest score in bowling is:

 

287 (woah)

Rob Damiani

Warehouse Manager

My favorite line from a movie:

 

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

Steve Morris

Operations Administrator

An accessory I can’t live without:

 

My cell phone!

(or my wedding ring)

 

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Cindy Walker

Director of Sales

Fictional characters I wish I could meet:

 

April & Andy from Parks & Rec

 

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Christina Formico

Sales Consultant

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

 

Mine!

 

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612.767.1763

Tracy McCarthy

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 and Business Operations

My favorite flavor of ice cream is:

 

Peppermint!

Chef JJ

Sous Chef

A song I know by heart is:

 

You Are My Sunshine

Laura Gehl

Accounting Manager

Favorite thing to do with my great-grandchildren:

 

Everything! Read, do puzzles, play toys.

 

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Julie Destatio

Sales Consultant, PFS

An animal I wish I could own:

 

Hands down, a dinosaur. Specifically a Brachiosauras.

 

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612.767.4108

Sarah Gruber

Sales Consultant

My favorite item to buy on Amazon is:

 

Tennis balls

 

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Steve Palmer

Senior Sales Consultant

One thing from my bucket list is:

 

To hike the Pacific Crest Trail!

Jeremy Bigley

Director of Operations

A meal that I could eat every day:

 

Puerto Rican Rice & Beans with Turkey!

Chef Janet

Pastry Chef

Best joke I’ve ever heard:

We have a strange custom in our office. Food has names. Yesterday, I got a sandwich from the fridge & it’s name was Michael.

Sara Banse

Accountant

Where I go shopping on black friday:

 

Target &
Amazon!

 

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612.767.4119

Katie Emerick

Sales Consultant

Fill in the blank: “I make the best…”

 

…Cajun grilled salmon

 

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612.767.1770

Erin Hegedus

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 redheaded movie stars are:

 

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

Leah Anderson

Marketing Manager

My ideal superpower would be:

 

Being invisible

Chef Michelle

Kitchen Manager

My favorite restaurant in Minnesota is:

 

Lakeside Club

Tim Bloom

Director of Facilities

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