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Rich Carter

Executive Chef

Rich was born in Binghamton, New York.  He began his culinary career working at several popular Italian restaurants in Binghamton and Upstate New York.  He was the Kitchen Manager for Rizzo’s Restaurant and was later promoted to Executive Chef. Rich supervised all food operations at Banchetti Catering, Café Banchetti and ...

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Anthony Calcagno

Executive Pastry Chef

Anthony was born in Brooklyn and raised in Long Island, NY and began his Pastry career at a Brooklyn bakery specializing in Italian pastries.  His baking talent didn’t go unnoticed and he was then offered a Pastry Cook position at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan.  He worked for its 3 restaurants ...

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Brianna Boettinger

Pastry Sous Chef

Bri grew up in rural Calvert County, Maryland. Baking cakes and cookies almost every weekend with her mother and breads for holidays with her father are what encouraged her to chase her dreams of becoming a pastry chef. She learned as much about the science of baking as she could ...

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Brandon Wiggins

Event Chef

Brandon was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. After high school, he joined the Marine Corps. During his travels he developed his attention to detail and strong work ethic. While always having a passion for healthy meals, the decision was made to consider a career in culinary arts. Since joining Catering Works ...

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Maria Giacona

Cake Artist

Maria’s passion for the arts as well as cooking and baking began at a very young age. She grew up in a home where the kitchen was a family affair and creativity had no boundaries. In her teen years, Maria could always be found in the art wing of high ...

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Catering Works is an off-premise catering and special event planning company located in Raleigh, North Carolina. We serve the Triangle area, and other regions in and out of North Carolina. At the core of Catering Works success is a dedicated team of professionals, committed to preparing and presenting the highest quality recipes and beverages with artistic vision and finesse. We offer simple delivery drop off, elaborate full service events and everything in between!
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