A very special foodie Friday
August 21, 2015
JPC Event Group is proud to announce the newest addition to our team – executive chef, Ryan! Ryan graduated from the International Culinary Academy and has been able to diversify his cuisine through years of experience as a cook at Churchill Valley Country Club, Asiago Euro-Cuisine, Café Naples, and Linguini’s Italian Grille. After having spearheaded the banquet department at the Rivers Casino, Ryan was drawn to the JPC Event Group team because he resonated with our company’s passion for food, commitment to using local and seasonal ingredients, and creative cuisine. With twenty years of experience under his belt, he is now ready to take on a new chapter in his career with JPC Event Group.
Words cannot begin to express our excitement to have him on our team and together, we look forward to working with you on your next event!
Q&A with Ryan
What inspired you to join the event industry?
It’s a new and exciting adventure
What is your favorite part of what you do?
The creative aspect of it. Creating something from nothing then seeing the wow on people’s faces when it’s presented,
What has been your most zany/crazy memory from an event?
Being in this business for twenty years there are way too many to single out just one. I’ve worked with some crazy characters over the years.
What is your favorite Pittsburgh wedding tradition?
Being Polish and a Yinzer it has to be the cookie table!
What is the best tip you can give to your brides and grooms?
Relax. All of us here are professionals. We need your input so we can customize your experience but relax and let us do what we do.
Do you have a motto that you live by each day?
“Do or do not, there is no try” – Yoda
I’m a Star Wars geek.
Why JPC Event Group
It’s a great opportunity to get involved with an established yet still growing company. I didn’t know much about JPC when I applied but after talking with Jody and Rick I knew it was something I wanted to be a part of.