We’re dedicated to making sure your event is nothing less than perfect. Meet the team that makes it all happen.
CEO and Founder
Loren Michelle is a Culinary Arts Institute graduate who has worked in some of New York's finest restaurants, including the Quilted Giraffe, Gotham Bar & Grill, and the Water Club. Loren oversees all aspects of Naturally Delicious's food, creative design and service, and personally assures that every client has an unforgettable experience. A member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the National Restaurant Association, Loren loves entertaining and hosting dinner parties and is a Park Slope resident. She also is an avid cyclist, runner and sailor.
Senior Account Sales Manager
Originally from Nebraska and currently residing in Astoria, Jacob comes to Naturally Delicious with a background in film & theatre design as well as a variety of luxury fashion. He is passionate about connecting with clients to customize the perfect event experience. He has an impeccable design eye and loves looking at the big picture to help clients understand how to bring their vision to fruition. Also serving as the Beverage Director, Jacob is continually seeking delicious wines to share with our guests. He is inspired by minimalist beauty, seasonally-driven Vegan cuisine, and the quest for the best gluten-free desserts.
Wedding Planner & Event Producer
Heather joined the team of event planners at Naturally Delicious in 2017 after working as an arts administrator and events producer at numerous non-profit theaters and organizations. She is excited to share her project management experience and meticulous attention to detail in helping her clients stay organized, all while having fun. Heather has a passion for food, events, volunteering and giving back. After planning her own wedding two years ago, Heather now looks forward to working with other couples and helping them create their perfect day.
Sales & Account Manager
Bertille is a native of Paris, France and a graduate of Grenoble Business School with an emphasis in business management. An absolute foodie she joined Curty’s a boutique catering company in Paris, planning corporate and social parties in the most beautiful and famous venues before moving to NYC. At Naturally Delicious Bertille is an energetic, creative Account Manager with a passion for customizing top notch events and focuses on corporate events as well as social parties within the French/American community. Bertille's creative management style is heavily influenced by her willingness to making certain every client’s vision is met. In her spare time, she loves to travel, knit, and seeks out the best hidden restaurant gems in Brooklyn.
Event Planner & Producer
Ashlyn originally hails from the Eastern Coast of Florida. Since graduation she has worked at notable hotels such as The Langham in NYC and The Willard InterContinental in DC. At Naturally Delicious, Ashlyn specializes in working with our clients to create unique social & corporate events ensuring that every detail is taken into consideration. She loves getting to know her clients’ vision and creating a perfect event that suits their style and goals. In her spare time, Ashlyn enjoys crafting, making customized party decorations and hosting dinner parties where she is perfecting her own homemade Indian curry recipe.
Vice President, Finance & Operations
Joslyn was so inspired by the service and food at her Naturally Delicious-catered wedding that she sought out the opportunity to join our team. As Naturally Delicious’s VP of finance and operations manager, Joslyn is an integral force in the organization’s daily operations. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.
Director of Sales & Events
Born and bred in Manhattan, Melissa combines an extensive background in media and entertainment marketing with a passion for food. At Naturally Delicious, she is responsible for cultivating industry partnerships and corporate relationships and is dedicated to providing top-notch customer service.
RYAN DEL FRANCO
Culinary Advisor & Resident Gardener