Dish Food & Events caters and plans beautifully executed corporate and social events in New York City, The Hamptons, and beyond. Based in Williamsburg Brooklyn, Dish serves seasonally inspired, contemporary food with global influences. From intimate cocktail and dinner parties to elegant weddings and fundraisers, Dish creates events where simplicity, innovation, and warm hospitality are reflected at every step.
Founder & Owner
Our founder & owner grew up in Eastern Pennsylvania and has been a NYC resident for 22 years. He founded Dish Food & Events in 2007 after careers in theatrical stage management, advertising sales and event planning. His passion is delivering phenomenal hospitality to all of our clients. At Dish, Ryan focuses on overall business growth, and guiding the company’s general mission and vision. Ryan lives with his husband, Maulik and dog, T-Rex in Downtown Brooklyn.
Michael focuses on delicious seasonal food for all of the Dish menus. Formerly the executive chef and owner of the boutique catering company Michael Stewart NY and Stewart & Co. potato chips, Michael Steifman is a bold and creative chef. He is most at home when working with the wealth of local ingredients from local farms. Michael lives with his wife Sierra Steifman, owner of Poppies & Posies Design Co. and their daughter, Smokey.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Betty grew up in Texas and North Carolina, but has lived in Brooklyn for the past 12 years. She came on board with Dish 3 years ago, after operating her own catering company, Betty Brooklyn Catering Co. for the previous six years. Betty heads the sales team at Dish and is primarily responsible for business development, overall marketing and sales tracking, new relationship management and large scale event planning. Betty loves picnicing in Prospect Park with her husband, Josh and 3 year old daughter, Aurora.