150106_Royal-Fig-1009_copyDAN STACY – CO-OWNER/EXECUTIVE CHEF

Dan Stacy is the Owner and Executive Chef of Royal Fig Catering.  With well over a decade and a half of catering and fine dining experience, Dan has worked at various restaurants and country clubs in the Austin and Houston areas.  Arriving in Austin in 2008 from a 2 year stay in New York City, Dan cooked under Harold Dieterle, the winner of Top Chef, Season 1 at his restaurant, Perilla, in the West Village.  He has also cooked for many celebrities at the famous Soho House members only hotel featured on the TV Show, “Sex and the City.”  

Contact Chef Dan at: chef (at) royalfig (dot) com or 512-814-9743 ext. 710

 

© Jenny DeMarco Photography www.jennydemarco.comKRISTEN STACY – CO-OWNER

A food enthusiast and experienced in marketing and sales, Kristen spent 10 years using her talents expanding arts-in-education programs in Cleveland, Ohio, New York City, and Austin.  An experienced event planner, Kristen is known for her creativity and attention to detail, having facilitated conferences, corporate events, galas, dinner parties, large scale fundraisers, workshops, and hundreds of Austin weddings.

Contact Kristen at: kristen (at) royalfig (dot) com or 512-814-9743 ext. 701

 

© Jenny DeMarco Photography www.jennydemarco.comJESSE MARTIN – SENIOR EVENT COORDINATOR

Jesse has spent his whole working life in the hospitality industry. After running multiple award winning restaurants and catering companies in the Nashville, Tennessee area, Jesse relocated to Austin several years ago to experience the city’s thriving food and event scene. Joining Royal Fig Catering over 4 years ago, Jesse has really grown to love the Austin food scene and wedding industry. Having done hundreds weddings and other special events with Royal Fig, he knows what it takes to make your event uniquely yours.

Contact Jesse at: jesse (at) royalfig (dot) com or 512-814-9743 ext. 702

 

JD5_1721-2BETSY LOWERY – EVENT COORDINATOR

Betsy moved to Austin to pursue a career in the event industry. Prior to joining Royal Fig, Betsy coordinated fabulous events in Austin for several venues, event planners and catering companies. A newlywed herself, she enjoys spending her free time with her husband, cat and great Dane, Belle. Betsy goes above and beyond for each client in hopes to make their event stunning and stress free!

Contact Betsy at: betsy (at) royalfig (dot) com or 512-814-9743 ext. 705

 

 

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CLAUDIA OZUNA – EVENT COORDINATOR

Claudia has been working in the catering industry for over 10 years running weddings, corporate and private events. Having moved here 5 years ago, Claudia now calls Austin and Royal Fig her home. People have always been her passion and nothing makes her happier than having a successful event (except maybe the color pink!). She is a proud mom of a wonderful and loving college student and wife to a very understanding husband who puts up with her pink obsession one item at a time!

Contact Claudia at: claudia (at) royalfig (dot) com or 512-814-9743 ext. 707

 

JD5_6986JEFF BEECH – SOUS CHEF

Jeff was born and raised in the south, and his love for the food and culture are clear. Jeff started cooking in Memphis in 2002, and hasn’t left the kitchen since. His passion for food took him to many kitchens, where he learned techniques and skills to propel his career. Coming to Austin in 2006, Jeff became the sous chef for Cipollina Bistro in the Clarksville neighborhood, where he helped create a farm to table menu. After leaving Cipollina, Jeff worked at Whole Food Market for the next few years, working in the kitchens and produce departments until coming to Royal Fig full time.