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 Esmeralda

Culinary Director

Chef Cliff

Executive Chef

Chef Ben

Chef de Cuisine

Chef Brett

Sous Chef

Chef Jamie

Garde Manger

Chef Kevin

Special Accounts Chef

Chef Andy

Prep Cook

Chef Dylan

Prep Cook

Chef Juan

Prep Cook

Genavie

Prep Cook

Erica

Pastry Chef

Betty

Disher

Juan

Disher

Christa

Staffing and Logistics Manager

Joe

Senior Event Designer

Raven - Senior Event Coordinator

Raven

Senior Event Coordinator

Marley

Senior Catering Captain

Jillian

Catering Captain

Nora

Catering Captain

McKayla

Catering Captain

Daisy

Catering Captain

Alex

Catering Captain

Brandy

Catering Captain

Idania

Catering Captain

Claire 

Catering Captain

Amy D

Lead Server

Ben L.

Director of Deliveries

David B.

Assistant Director of Deliveries

Dan D.

Delivery Driver

Shane

Delivery Driver

Ryan

Delivery Driver

Josh

Delivery Driver

Judy

Warehouse Manager

Ray

Maintenance

Amory

Director of Business Development and HR

Dana

 HR Manager

Dan L.

Deputy Director

Kerri

Treasury Manager

Joshua

Service Consultant

Dannelle

Service Consultant

Pryia

Service Consultant

Laney

Receptionist/Sales Administrative Assistant

Amy

Vice President of Public Relations

Deanna

Public Relations Manager

Gwen

Project Manager

Katie

Cafe Manager 

Coming Soon

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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