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 Brett

Chef de Cuisine

Chef Andrew

Sous Chef

Chef Andy

Special Accounts Executive Chef

Chef Kevin

Special Accounts Chef

Erica

Pastry Chef

Matteo

Prep Cook

Christa

Staffing and Logistics Manager

Joe

Quality Assurance | Events Specialist

Raven - Senior Event Coordinator

Raven

Senior Event Designer | Lead Florist

Jillian

Senior Catering Captain

Marley

Senior Catering Captain

McKayla

Catering Captain

Daisy

Catering Captain

Alex

Catering Captain

Brandy

Catering Captain

Christopher

Catering Captain

Idania

Catering Captain

Claire 

Catering Captain

Alissa

HR Generalist

Dana

Compliance Manager

Dorian

Senior Service Consultant

Brie

Senior Service Consultant

Amory

Service Consultant 

Joshua

Service Consultant

Dannelle

Service Consultant

Priya

Sales Administrative Assistant

Laney

Receptionist/Sales Administrative Assistant

Dan L.

Deputy Director

Kerri

Treasury Manager

Jerry

Special Projects Coordinator | Treasury

Amy

Vice President of Public Relations

Deanna

Public Relations Manager

Gwen

Project Manager

Katie

Cafe Manager – Serendipity Coffee Bar

Kalei

Cafe Manager – Serendipity Cafe

Janice

Retail Operations Manager

Ben L.

Director of Deliveries

Dan D.

Delivery Driver

Shane

Delivery Driver

Ryan

Delivery Driver

Josh

Delivery Driver

Mason

Delivery Driver

Axel

Disher

Juan

Disher

Ray

Maintenance

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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