About Serendipity

Serendipity (ser’ ən dip’itē), n. The natural gift for making fortunate discoveries by chance.

Meet the Executive Chef

Chef Austin Cueto

Executive Chef Austin Cueto studied at the school of culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University, Denver, CO. The beginning of Austin’s training was rigorous in the techniques of a classical brigade kitchen at venues such as The Sage & Onion in Santa Barbara, CA. Austin was Executive Chef of the Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group from 2006 -2018. He also headed the culinary department of the Denver Art Museum from 2011-2018. He was the Executive Chef of Quality Italian in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood prior to taking the reins of the Serendipity Catering kitchen.

Meet the Team


CEO and Co-Founder


Founding Chef

Chef Austin

Executive Chef

Chef Syd

Executive Pastry Chef

Chef Ben

Sous Chef

Chef Sam

Executive Sous Chef

Chef Ryan

Special Accounts Chef


Senior Event Coordinator


Event Coordinator


Event Coordinator


Event Coordinator


Director of Business Development and HR


Human Resources Manager


Wedding Sales Manager


Service Consultant


Service Consultant


Service Consultant


Director of Public Relations


Public Relations Manager


Brand Manager

Dan D.

Deliveries Manager

Dan L.

Deputy Director


Director of Production


Logistics Coordinator

Meet the Founders

Todd & Laura Zaspel

Founders Todd and Laura Zaspel are no strangers to sustainability and fine cuisine: Laura Zaspel, President and CEO of Serendipity has a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management, and previously worked for the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy before creating Serendipity Catering. Serendipity’s Founding Chef, Todd has a degree in International Business from Mankato State University (Minnesota), and brings his love of international travel to Serendipity’s menus.

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We provide custom menus for any budget. Enjoy top-notch event planning, cuisine, and our professional-trained staff for your event.

We accommodate a diverse array of dietary requirements.

Gluten free catering*

Vegetarian & vegan catering

Paleo catering

Nut-free catering*

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Address | 7110 W. Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214


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