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

Laura

CEO and Co-Founder

Todd

Founding Chef

Chef Austin

Executive Chef

Chef Darian

Executive Sous Chef

Chef Ben

Sous Chef

Chef Nick

Sous Chef

Chef Patrick

Special Accounts Chef

Chef Andy

Special Projects Chef

Chef Cyril

Executive Pastry Chef

Dan L.

Deputy Director

Amory

Director of Business Development and HR

Audra

Director of Catering

Cristen

Assistant Director of Catering

Shannon

Catering Captain

Jillian

Catering Captian

Phil

Catering Captain

Makala

Garde Manger

Judy

Warehouse Manager

Russell

Catering Captain

Kerri

Administrative Coordinator

Izabela

Service Consultant

Dillon

Event Designer

Madison

Service Consultant

Dan D.

Deliveries Manager

Amy

Director of Public Relations

Justin

Brand Manager

Lindsey

Retail Operations Manager

Megan

Cafe Manager – Serendipity Cafe

Lynn

Marketing Manager

Gwen

Project Manager – Town of Superior

Justine

Events Specialist – Town of Superior

Tanner

Public Relations Manager

Brie

Service Consultant

Michelle

Catering Captain

Liana

Logistics Coordinator

Kevin

Culinary Assistant

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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