Meet Our Staff

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Our event and catering team members work around the clock to make every event a smashing success. Dedicated to making your culinary vision a reality or inspiring you with our own unique creations, each team member is eager to exceed your expectations. Our team of caterers pays attention to the details – from securing a venue to selecting the perfect menu, to coordinating waitstaff, bartenders, DJs and even transportation services.  We would be honored to put our experience and expertise to work so you can relax and enjoy your event!

When you contact Artistic Catering, you can be confident that you will be in the hands of industry professionals.


Catering Team Members


Michelle Obey – Event Planner.  Michelle has had a long and illustrious career in food service, retail sales and marketing.  Unlike many salespeople Michellel truly cares about her clients.  She goes out of her way each and every day to make sure each catering client is taken care of beyond expectation and that each event is executed flawlessly.  This is easily demonstrated by her repeat portfolio with Destin’s best wedding planners as well as business and military leaders in the area.


Susan DeMarsh – Executive Chef.  Susan has had a distinguished career in food service. She is a very creative and very diligent food service professional who takes great care in ensuring that what she serves is served with love.  Her unique take on food has made her a perfect match for the demanding role of executive chef.  Susan is involved with every event we produce and you will be highly satisfied with her attention to detail and style.


Chester Kroeger – Chef and Owner.  Chester started cooking for his family when he was just 4 years old.  Despite earning a Masters Degree in Public Administration and  Coastal Zone Management, his passion for food and beverage led him to pursue a career in the food industry.   Over the last 36 years he developed a number of restaurant concepts – most notably, the world famous Fudpucker’s Restaurant in Destin, Florida.  Chester lives to please his customers and his creativity and passion is unparalleled in the industry.





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