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Meet Our Picnic Leaders

Your picnic catering team can help set the tone for a lively event. The Tasty Catering staff has an award winning attitude and culture that garnered recognition among Top Small Workplaces and Coolest Places to Work. We take pride in treating each client and guest with the utmost respect and highest quality of service. These core values and decades of experience serving scrumptious picnic food are the reasons why our clients enjoy their Tasty Catering experience.

We invite you to become familiar with the people who love executing a picnic in Chicago and cooking up our top picnic foods.

Meet The Tasty Catering Picnic Team

Lauren Walter

Lauren Walter: Event Supervisor

For 15 years, Lauren has brought enthusiasm and passion to our events. She particularly loves working with new hires and crewleads because they share her contagious energy and excitement. Two of Lauren’s favorite items are the Tasty Burger and Grilled Parisian Redskin Potato Salad.

Francisco Rios

Francisco Rios: Director of Outdoor Events

After two decades of working at Tasty Catering, Francisco continues to look forward to each busy season. New menu items and staff and picnic challenges bring a fun and unique dynamic to each summer of events. From a chicken breast grilled to perfection to creative yard games, Chisco ensures each picnic comes together beautifully.


Ricardo Gervacio: Chef/Grill Supervisor

Ricardo is the master of the grill, always pushing for new menu items to surprise guests. After 12 years with Tasty Catering, he still gets a thrill from seeing guests react to our innovative picnic foods. Although a juicy steak never disappoints, he is even more excited about Tasty Catering’s specialty grill.


Jesus Lomeli: Server/Warehouse Assistant

You know that feeling when the gift you give to someone turns out to be a hit? That is how Jesus feels each time he sees guests enjoying themselves at a picnic. Jesus loves working outdoors, especially when he can snag some cookies and ice cream. He has taken advantage of our continual education program during his 4 years at Tasty Catering, improving his skills and growing as a valued member of our team.

Megan Keegan: Crewleader and Server

Megan takes on responsibilities with a smile, which makes her a great leader and server. She has spent two picnic seasons with Tasty Catering and is always looking for ways to improve our guest experience. From the sweetest fresh cut watermelon to creative new yard games, Megan loves surpassing client expectations.



When you contact us, you can relax knowing that our 25 years of catering experience and commitment to core values will provide the highest food quality and top-notch event atmosphere. For an idea of how we create premier family and corporate picnics in Chicago, check out the Tasty Catering blog and video.


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