Lauren Benson


Lauren got her start in the restaurant business at an early age.  She quickly moved up the ranks and landed a management position at Uno Chicago Grill in Kenmore Sq.  She moved out of her operational role into a more sales oriented role at Salvatore’s restaurants, running the catering division for all five Boston area restaurants.  After taking a break to have her son in 2014, she took on a position with Fireside Catering managing large weddings and social events on the North Shore.  She found her way to Smoking’ Betty’s last summer as a consultant and took over as the Director of Catering right before having her second son in December.  She is a food enthusiast and dedicated to meeting all the needs of her clients.




Steve Feldmann


Steve has worked in restaurants for most of his life. After getting his MBA from Northeastern in 2003 he caught the entrepreneurial bug, wrote a business plan, and opened his first restaurant in 2005.  He and his wife Marie are the proud owners of Gulu-Gulu Cafe, Smokin' Bettys BBQ, Flying Saucer Pizza Company, and now 3 Kitchens Catering, all located in Salem Massachusetts. They have an amazing 6 year old daughter Mina and a couple short faced snorty dogs named Charlie and Rosie Pickle. They snore. All of them.