About Serendipity

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

Meet the VP of Operations

Chef Austin Cueto

VP of Operations 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

Laura

CEO and Co-Founder

Todd

Founding Chef

Chef Austin

Vice President of Operations

Chef Darian

Executive Chef

Chef Ben

Chef de Cuisine

Chef Travis

Sous Chef

Chef Kevin

Culinary Assistant

Chef Lucy

Lead Pantry Chef

Chef Michael T.

Lead Pantry Chef

Andy

Special Accounts Chef

Matt

Prep Cook

Ryan

Prep Cook

Al

Prep Cook

Brenda

Prep Cook

Melody

Prep Cook

Kyle H.

Prep Cook

Marcia

Prep Cook

Kyle B.

Prep Cook

Chef Esmeralda

Executive Pastry Chef

Chef Kat

Pastry Chef

Mike

Pastry Cook

Nicole

Pastry Cook

Chef Jeff

Quality Manager

Dan E.

Disher

Ernie

Disher

Joe

Director of Production

Audra

Director of Catering

Jillian

Catering Captain

Dan C.

Catering Captain

Sam

Catering Captain

Jonathan

Catering Captain

Megan

Catering Captain

Anna

Catering Captain

Kim

Catering Captain

Pam

Catering Captain

Justin

Events Chef

Dan D.

Director of Deliveries

Ben L.

Assistant Director of Deliveries

David H.

Delivery Driver

Jen

Delivery Driver

David B.

Delivery Driver

Kayla

Delivery Driver

Judy

Warehouse Manager

Dan L.

Deputy Director

Kerri

Administrative Coordinator

Connie

Executive Assistant

Amory

Director of Business Development and HR

Missie

HR Manager

Brie

Sales Manager

Dorian

Senior Service Consultant

Liana

Service Consultant

Moira

Service Consultant

Sam

Hotel Accounts and Sustainability Project Specialist

Gabriella

Logistics Coordinator

Amy

Director of Public Relations

Devin

PR Assistant

Lindsey

Retail Operations Manager

Gwen

Project Manager – Town of Superior

Alex

Retail Marketing Assistant

Jordan

Cafe Manager – Serendipity Tap and Cafe

Elliot

Cafe Manager – Serendipity Cafe

Megan

Cafe Manager – Serendipity Coffee Bar

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*

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

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