• Chef Ashley James, Managing Director of Culinary

    Chef Ashley James has more than 30 years of experience cooking in prestigious kitchens throughout the world, including positions in Argentina, Mexico, Germany, Spain, Singapore, France, England, and the US.  Most recently as Vice President of Culinary for Starr Catering Group and an 18-year veteran with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in multiple worldwide locations.

    Ashley has also been published in multiple cook books and media outlets, as well as having hosted an award-winning PBS television series, Cuisine Culture. Classically trained in France and England, Ashley has cooked in several Michelin-Starred restaurants including the famed Jules Verne in the Eiffel Tower. His international experience and sophisticated approach to global fare make Ashley a natural leader of the Di Bruno Culinary Team. As you might have gathered Ashley loves to travel, fly and explore new culinary adventures whenever time permits. 

    Working at Di Bruno Bros. is like working in a candy store for chefs with an abundance of the world’s finest gourmet ingredients.  As Managing Director of Culinary, Ashley has overall responsibility for the culinary teams of Alimentari, catering, commissary and retail chefs to provide extraordinary culinary experiences using these delights. 

  • Darcy Hill, Catering Sales Director

    Darcy comes to Di Bruno Bros. with a wide range of experience, coordinating large-scale weddings, as well as social and corporate events. Building on over 20 years of event planning and hospitality, she brings expertise, care, and attention to ever client and customer.

  • Marina Volpe, Sales & Marketing Coordinator

  • April Hyers, Executive Store Chef

  • Kate Wilkin, Director of Commissary and Catering

  • Terry Gsell, Senior Service Manager

  • Jackie Grillo, Catering Sales Representative

  • Gabi Forgione, Corporate Sales Representative

  • Nicholas Freeman , Operations Manager

  • Kristin Baltuskonis, Events & Casual Sales Coordinator

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