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Meet The Team


Reto Biaggi

Owner & Head Chef

A Swiss and French native, Chef Reto Biaggi practiced Culinary Arts in both countries. He brings his global catering experience and hospitality expertise directly to your home or venue in the Piedmont Triad. 


Chris clegg

General Manager

Chris Clegg is the longest tenured Reto's employee at 10 years. He is also a UNCG Hospitality School graduate. Now in a management position, he started cooking and catering events. Outside of hospitality he enjoys playing volleyball, dog walks, and all things food & beverage.


Meg Brown

Event Manager

Meg Brown, also a UNCG Hospitality School graduate has become our main event planner. She is bright and cheerful. Meg just got married and is enjoying her new married life. As she continues to work here, she is helping Chris in the office; they are your go to planners for any events you have coming up!


Deonna Kelli

Marketing director

Deonna Kelli is a published author, TEDx Speaker, and a performer. She does tons of cool things in Greensboro, including organizing the first two years of Greensboro Bound: A Literary Festival, seasonal work with the N.C. Folk Festival, and is often found leading events at Scuppernong Books when not at Reto's Kitchen. 


Brandy Sears

Chef & Caterer

Brandy Sears loves everything food related. She is a fantastic GTCC Culinary School alum Chef and will never miss a chance to make you laugh. You'll see her at cooking classes, events, and in the kitchen here at Reto's. She has two crazy and fun dogs that keep her on her toes. 


Jake Linkous

Chef & Caterer

Jake is a lovable, kind, & generous guy. He is always open to learning something new. Jake is also Reto's nephew and takes after him when it comes to the kitchen. He learns quickly and is efficient. He is studying to become an IT professional.


Jackie Middlebrook

Chef & Caterer

Jackie is our sweet, caring, & easy going chef. She's a hit at all types of events, big and small, and she will go above and beyond to make you feel special. Over the years she has learned many different dishes that she continues to perfect. She has two daughters, a dog and a dragon!


Erin Shelton

Chef & Caterer

Fresh out of Johnson & Wales Culinary, Erin is our baker here at the shop. She loves to challenge herself and master specialties like Crème Brûlée and Chocolate Mousse. She enjoys crafting and rafting when she's not baking or working events.


Ashlee Furr

Head Bartender

Ashlee is interested in all things local, including being a passionate food entrepreneur. She is Married with two amazing adult kids. Ashlee will address a challenge in the food system by combining food, business, & social entrepreneurship. 

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