OUR CATERING COMPANY – AT A GLANCE

Feast for a King catering began as a homegrown operation in 1996 and has expanded into a Full-Service Catering and Events Planning Company specializing in customized menus and event design. While the company has expanded over the years, we have never lost sight of our vision to provide locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, scratch cooking, beautifully presented dishes, and friendly, professional service with great attention to detail. We think this philosophy is what sets us apart, and enabled us to become Santa Cruz County’s premier caterer. 
We look forward to hearing from you for your coming event.  Whether it is an intimate formal gathering, casual celebration or large traditional affair, our services are there for you. We hope that we can assist in making your next event a memorable occasion.
Call today at (831) 464-1741, to speak with an event planner to discuss a custom menu that includes an estimated price breakdown based on your event needs.

 EXECUTIVE CATERING STAFF MEMBERS

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Michele Busenhart

Event & Sales Manager

Michele Dolan Busenhart is an accomplished hospitality and event management professional with 20+ years of hospitality and sales experience.  She began her career as a flight attendant, working her way around the globe, specializing in customer service and client care.  Michele has been with Feast for a King for more than 6 years and has worn almost every hat in the company.  Her love of helping our clients execute their ideal event, craft menus, fine tune details has led her to making each event special.

When away from the dynamic world of catering and events Michele enjoys spending time with her family.

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Sue Kuncl

Staffing & Rentals Coordinator, Event Sales Assistant

Sue Kuncl has over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including the last 14 with Feast for a King Catering. A passion for cooking from an early age led to a BS degree in Nutritional Science, but what really inspired her was working in restaurants to support herself through school.  She learned the business inside out by working in both front and back of the house positions. She found her love of wine along the way and earned a Level 1 Court of the Master Sommelier Certificate and a WSET Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Wine and Spirits. She prides herself on providing excellent customer service, and loves designing menus, thinking about food, new recipes, and wine and pairing. When she is not working she is likely to be at the beach, farmers market, or walking in the forest with her family or friends, and faithful canine companion, Maddy.

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Kreshana Vavuris

Director of Sales and Operations

Silicon Valley Native born and raised, Kreshana Vavuris joins our team as Director of Sales & Operations. Her adventures in the Food and Hospitality industry started at a very young age over 20 years ago. Realizing early on that this was the industry she would dedicate her career to she dove in head first. She has worked just about every position in the restaurant world including becoming a level 1 sommelier. As she diligently worked her way up the ranks she parlayed her training and experience over to Events and Operations. This is where she found and lived her true passion for the last decade! She finds great joy in working with her team and our clients. Government Officials, Silicon Valley Executives, or the Bride to be, she manages every event with love and the utmost attention to detail.

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Erika Garcia-Traverso

Manager

Surrounded by a family of great hospitality entrepreneurs and having a love and passion for entertaining, Erika naturally found her passion at an early age working alongside her family. After earning a degree in Business Administration and Travel Industry Management at Hawaii Pacific University, Erika began her career at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hawaii before joining the hospitality staff at Campton Place Hotel in San Francisco. Before joining FFAK, she spent 12 years in restaurant and catering management with Paula LeDuc Fine Catering, PSRT & Cafe Primavera.

Erika’s many years of experience and understanding of the hospitality industry have been a tremendous asset to FFAK.