Our A-Team


Has restaurant experience through school years followed by over 30 years Marketing/Sales in major cities and  11 years as a Certified Wedding Consultant,  Florist/decorator in Vermont dba Vermont Made Weddings.   With over 11 years using CBD as exclusive caterer for all events, Susan is pleased to announce the purchase of CBD and plans to continue with the same high standards set forth from inception of CBD over 17 years ago.

Executive Chef Garrett

Graduated from the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park.  Committed to treating you to "Farm Fresh" seasonal menus, highest quality food and service, and a dedication to excellence and originality.  Garrett offers an expansive variety of farm-to-table options, utilizing an on-site greenhouse perfecting his "green thumb" talents.  In the off-season winter months, Garrett can be hired for residential small dinner parties for the opportunity to learn cooking skills, indulging in the end result.

Shawn, Assistant Executive Chef

Shawn has been with CBD for over 4 years and is actually a sous Chef.  

Cher, Event Coordinator

Cher has worked with Dale for 25 years, starting in the restaurants and continuing on with the conception of Catering by Dale. Throughout the years, the hospitality industry, has helped Cher hone her skills and she has become an accomplished wedding and event professional. She loves working with her clients and being a part of their special day. Cher will ensure that your event is planned and executed down to the smallest detail, making your event all that you envisioned it would be. Cher resides in Williston and has four grown sons, three daughter in-laws and seven grandchildren.

Mary, Event Coordinator

Mary's background in hospitality started with a family-owned restaurant business.  She has learned the value of exceptional customer service and has found her niche at Catering By Dale.  Mary will help you in all aspects of your event, designing, organizing and facilitating all of the details.  Her job is to  make sure that the entire planning experience is stress-free, the day enjoyable and exactly as you envisioned it to be.  Mary has been a key employee of Catering By Dale for over 10 years and continues to impress as a seasoned top event coordinator.

Wendy Mays, Event Coordinator

A  native of Middlebury, VT, Wendy studied at UNLV and lived in Las Vegas before returning to her Vermont roots.  She has 18 years of general event planning experience and a passion for good, fresh, clean cuisine!  Wendy believes in being well-prepared and the key to every successful event is in the details.  She has been with Catering By Dale since 2014 and resides in Shelburne, VT with her husband and two daughters.

Megan McHenry

Megan has been with CBD for several years.


Devin is one of our key chefs and we love having him on our team!


Alex has been a initrical part of our team and is typically working most every event.

What about a dinner party with our two Head Chefs?

Garrett and Shawn would love to give you and your guests a fun-filled evening teaching their culinary skills and then your guests can enjoy their creations. These two guys are hilarious also so anticipate a fun-filled  night for all, compliments to the chefs!


Derek has been a valuable chef in our kitchen and is a joy to be around.


Dan is one of our top servers for high-end events but can also be seen managing our Waterside Cafe at Echo.


Natalie was a superstar  waitress and now, is one of our key servers for high-end events.


"Ali-Girl"  is one of our superstars and has recently been  promoted to head server for the 2018 season.

CBD Family

With a long list of employees, it is unfortunate we cannot make  mention of all on this page.   For those who have hired us, you know the quality of our staff and we look forward to working with you again!


Our Event Coordinators

Our team of professional event coordinators will guide you through the planning process and help you finalize the details of your event.  We understand the planning process can be overwhelming. We will guide you through the process by creating timelines, seating charts and floor plans, site visits, rental quotes and all of the other necessary decisions you will  need to make.

Seamless Production

We at CBD will ensure everything runs smoothly and on-schedule, so you and your guests can relax and enjoy the occasion.  Our goal is to make sure your event is flawlessly executed down to the final detail.


"Thank you so much for all that you did for our wedding!  We had multiple people tell us that they loved the food, even after the wedding!  Y'all made our day perfect and we couldn't be more thankful.  Thank you again!"  Lindsey and Trey Williams

Our A-Team

Free consultation, references and menus are cheerfully given.  By working together, the perfect event can be created for you. Let our A-Team execute your event your way and without distraction.  Check out our testimonials and gallery for proof. 

Tenured Staff

Let our tenured staff assist with the design of your event and menu development.  Our three top A-Team coordinators, Cher, Mary and Wendy, all have well over 30 years combined in event planning and strategizing.  You will be thrilled to have any one of them at your side throughout your planning stages and then bringing your ideas to fruition.

Floral Design

Susan has been a florist since 1990 specializing in Wedding Floral Design and Mary was a past florist herself.  Let CBD help create the motif you desire with our in-house florists.  The floral and decor are an extremely important part to any occasion and we can do this for you offering a one-stop solution,