Meet Our TeamOur entire team is extensively trained and committed to bringing the highest level of professionalism to your event.
OUR EXPERIENCED AND TALENTED CULINARY AND EVENT PLANNING EXPERTS SET THE BAR FOR EXCELLENCE AND CONSISTENCY.
Enzo Milano – President
Enzo began his experience in food service at a young age being immersed in his family’s business, Villa Milano Banquet Center. Enzo went on to play tennis at the University of Dayton while studying Business Management and Sales. Enzo began his career in sales in San Francisco, gradually moving into multiple sales leadership positions which brought him to Chicago and ultimately back home to Columbus. Leveraging his years of experience in business and innate passion for the food service industry, Enzo brings a recipe for success to guide Creative Cuisine to be one of the pillars of the hospitality industry throughout the Greater Columbus Area.
Kerrie Devore – VP of Finance
Kerrie began working for Creative Cuisine at the age of 14 in 1989. At that time, she assisted with food prep and essential office duties. Over the years, Kerrie gained experience in all departments and is now the Vice President of Finance. Her responsibilities include the handling of all payables and receivables, payroll, and human resources. She also has a dedicated client base that she maintains and works with daily.
Joshua Schwartz – Director of Sales
Joshua Schwartz hails from the great state of New York and spent his collegiate years close to home at Columbia University. He then took on a Bachelor of Culinary Arts from The International Culinary Center where he studied under such legends as Jacqués Pepin, André Soltner and Alain Sailhac. He honed his skills in the fire of the kitchen at Jean Georges Restaurant of New York, NY before moving on to business ownership. Josh partnered to grow Executive Caterers of Bergenfield, NJ from a $200K revenue to $1M in the first two years of establishment. Josh’s experience leading staff, managing vendor relations, creating menus and exceeding quality expectations have made him an integral addition to the Creative team. At days end, Josh enjoys collecting stamps and spending time with his wife, Katy, young daughter, Ava Mae, and their spunky American Foxhound, Marvin Drake. He is very much looking forward to exploring the variety that Columbus has to offer and creating stellar events at the many venues in and around the city.
Jayne Roberts – Event Consultant
Jayne joined our team all the way from Rhode Island, where she worked as an Event Consultant and Operations Manager for Easy Entertaining, Inc. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Travel-Tourism/Hospitality Management, she took a position as a front desk agent at The Hotel Viking in Newport. While she quickly learned she was meant to work in hospitality, she just as quickly realized her skill set would allow her to grow further in the events industry. At Creative Cuisine, Jayne works directly with many of our corporate and social contacts to help them plan and execute the perfect event.
David Tidd – Executive Chef
David attended the Chef’s Apprentice Program at Columbus Technical Institute (now Columbus State Community College) in 1983 and 1984 before transferring to The Ohio State University. After leaving OSU, he began his extensive food background, including an apprenticeship under Chef Hubert Seifert at the Gourmet Market (now Spagio). David’s career also involved Executive Chef positions at Lindey’s in German Village and at Grand Vu in Grandview, where he created the eclectic menus and assisted in the conceptualization of the restaurant. He has a long affiliation with the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) and was a confirmed vegetarian for 15 years. While David now enjoys cuisines of all varieties, he remains dedicated to developing exciting vegan and vegetarian options for all tastes. David has been associated with Creative Cuisine since 1998, creating menus and helping produce significant and special events. He became the Executive Chef in 2009.