Born in Brooklyn, New York, Andrew began his culinary career as a restaurant owner & operator, as well as a restaurant consultant. Finding a passion in catering, Andrew began Queen City Catering Company in 2010 and credits the company's solid foundation and growth to the inspired, passionate team that surrounds him. When he is not leading his team, Andrew enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, rock climbing, and traveling the world.
Not many people know that I… was planning to be an electrical engineer, just like my dad
My dream meal would be… a wood fired pizza from Grimaldi's and Spumoni from L&B Spumoni Garden in Brooklyn, NY
My favorite quote is… “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right.” - Henry Ford
Liz Vetter, Director of Sales & Events
Liz came to Queen City in February 2016 from an Event Agency in Chicago, Illinois but was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio! In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, friends, and one eyed Pomeranian.
Not many people know that I... ran a marathon at 23 and hated every minute!
It would be impossible for me to give up... sushi and Rosé
I want to be remembered for... loving people and life
Joseph Buiwe, Senior Logistics Manager
Joey is from Albemarle, North Carolina and has been with Queen City Catering since its foundation back in 2010! In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing guitar, and relaxing with his two boxers, Achilles and Lenore.
I am truly passionate about… my family, work, and music
My dream vacation includes… sunny skies, clear blue water, and plenty of sand
My favorite quote is… "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will" – Vince Lombardi
Emily Buiwe, HR Manager
Emily was born and raised in Thomasville, North Carolina. She was previously the General Manager of a local restaurant and has been a part of Queen City since the very beginning! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and her two sweet dogs!
My dream vacation would include… a month in French Polynesia
My favorite Quote… "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C.S. Lee
The soundtrack to my life would be… "Bold as Love" - Jimi Hendrix
Rachel Davis Humphries, Marketing Coordinator
Rachel Corrine was born in Castro Valley, California but raised in Charlotte, North Carolina! Before joining Queen City in August 2014, she was the General Manager of a local gourmet food company in Charlotte. In her spare time, she enjoys music, movies, yoga, and all things DIY!
I am truly passionate about… music, innovation, and balance
My dream meal would be… sushi prepared by Jiro Ono with Macallan 1926
My favorite quote is... “The highest expression of love is to give without expecting and to accept without exceptions” - India Arie
Madison Baker, Account Executive / Corporate & Non-Profit
Madison was born in West Texas and has been with the QCC since April 2016. She came to the Queen City team as an Account Exec from another Charlotte caterer and in her spare time enjoys eating great food paired with a local Charlotte beer or great bottle of Sauvignon Blanc.
My dream vacation would include?... eating & drinking my way through Europe
I am truly passionate about... entrepreneurship, continuous learning, and growth
The soundtrack to my life would be... "Take It Easy" - The Eagles
Courtney Squeglia, Account Executive / Weddings & Social
Courtney was born in Houston, TX but raised in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. She joined Queen City in January 2016 and was previously an Account Exec for a Specialty Linen Provider. Courtney enjoys watching documentaries in her spare time!
Not many people know that I... lived in Tokyo, Japan
My dream vacation would include... visiting every continent (I've been to 4)
It would be impossible for me to give up... peanut butter
John Locklear, Account Executive / QC Direct
Molly Heffernan, QC Direct Client Specialist
Molly was born and raised in Baltimore, MD and joined the QC team in October 2015. She was previously in sales for a local software service company and enjoys taking hot yoga classes in her spare time.
Not many people know that I... was a competitive gymnast when I was younger
My dream vacation would include... a glass bottom bungalow in Tahiti
It would be impossible for me to give up... chocolate