Eric Baloy – Executive Chef
Eric joined Boston Cafe and Catering earlier this year. He comes from 15 years of local off-premise executive chef experience. He is one of the very best chefs in the area. His attention to detail is amazing. He chooses only the best products to come up with presentations and tastes that are unbelievable. Eric is from Paris and trained in France. He is quite an athlete and during his off-time trains and runs marathons. His interest in running contributes to his interest in healthy foods. He is very particular with the products and food that Boston Cafe and Catering creates each and every day!
Gary Hart – Kitchen Manager
Gary has been with Boston Cafe and Catering for 13 years. He is an amazing and dependable individual. He is a great leader with the organization and knows the catering business inside and out. He is a man who wears many hats and can be seen out on location as a head chef at a clambake to overseeing the Boston Cafe and Catering kitchen in day to day business. He is a great teacher and trainer and has been quite the asset to the organization for many, many years.
The Culinary Staff
Many members of the Culinary Staff have been with Boston Cafe and Catering for a number of years. They show a tremendous commitment to great product and presentation, which is what they all stand for. We are very proud of each and every one of them in the organization. Each one adds quite a bit to the organization with their varying skills and personalities.
Meet the Sales Staff:
Fiona Miller – Director of Sales
Fiona was born and raised in Ireland. She joined Boston Cafe and Catering earlier this year. She has an amazing amount of experience in sales and has a tremendous background in catering. She has worked on the highest of social events to anything corporate. She is the kindest, most generous person to ever come through the organization. She is the kind of person who helps everyone and is quite the amazing teacher. Her incredible knowledge of the catering industry is quite an asset to our company.
Sarah Stone –Corporate Sales
Sarah has been with Boston Cafe and Catering just shy of 10 years. Her love and energy for the business is off the charts. She loves putting packages together for our clients and she looks forward to outdoing the last event she did for each and everybody. She has an amazing amount of success because of her overall commitment to the organization. She works as hard as anyone and loves what she’s doing. She is a former chef who brings her knowledge of the culinary world into her menu planning and work with our clients.
Meet the Administrative Staff:
Melanie Balesteri –Office Manager
Melanie has been with Boston Cafe and Catering for over 6 years. When it comes to customer service you all have probably had the opportunity to speak with Melanie. She is one of the kindest people to meet. She takes care of us internally with her kindness and voice working the phones, taking orders and helping clients speak to our sales team. She is an asset to the organization. She is very positive and has a sweet personality. She knows all or our clients and takes great care of them. You will not get a friendlier voice on the phone that makes you feel comfortable and warm then when you call Boston Cafe and Catering and speak with Melanie. She does many other things for the organization, including helping out sales teams with menus and mailings. She does way too many things to mention for our company internally.
Jennifer Berry – Fiona Miller’s Assistant
Jennifer has been with Boston Cafe and Catering for almost 3 years. She reaches out to lots of our clients to help with their needs. She is quite popular with our clients and enjoys what she is doing. She does all the hard work that many people don’t enjoy doing and she does it with a wonderful attitude. She makes numerous phone calls a day and is a very consistent worker. She is very dependable and is a true asset to the company. The Director of Sales Fiona Miller counts on her with the event planning aspect of the organization. She also helps Officer Manager Melanie Balesteri take orders and talk with clients.
Meet the Operations Team:
Michael is from South Africa and is one of the kindest people you will ever meet. He joined Boston Cafe and Company recently and is a true gentleman. He handles the day to day operations at Boston Cafe and Company. He maintains all of our delivery vehicles and works with the utility staff here. He also makes sure the building is clean. He checks and makes sure that everything is going to where it is supposed to be delivered and he oversees the drivers. He also creates all the pack lists for events and determines what equipment shows up at each event.
Savio Soares – Event Coordinator
Savio has been with Boston Cafe and Catering for a couple of years. He works on the high profile events and hires and trains our wait staff. He is always upbeat and is a pleasure to work with. He is a great teacher who teaches the wait staff proper service. He also works on our Facebook page daily. He is a very nice, courteous, and professional event coordinator. If you have Savio at your event you will want to adopt him by the end of the event.
Armando Colindres – Expeditor
Armando has been with Boston Cafe and Catering for five years. He puts all the products together ready for delivery. He also makes sure that all the food is done properly and he oversees all deliveries on the trucks. He puts together pack lists for major events and gets trays and equipment ready to go. He also oversees loading food and equipment onto the vans and makes sure that you get everything that you ordered from us.
Antonio Colindres – Utility
Antonio has been with Boston Cafe and Catering for 11 years. He is in charge of vehicle maintenance and he makes sure that all the equipment is cleaned properly, including washing dishes and polishing silverware. He makes sure that the equipment is ready to go out on its next event. He also is instrumental in maintaining the building, making sure the ovens are cleaned and the floors are mopped to name a few of the important tasks he does for us.