Originally from Brookline, Massachusetts, Kathryn Gillan has been producing events in New York City for five years. She began her career with David Monn where she worked her way from an internship to a senior event production role. With David Monn, Kathryn honed her planning skills, and built lasting relationships with high-profile clients and innovative vendors. In 2013 Kathryn accepted a position with Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group where she has remained since, first as an event coordinator at their much-lauded fine dining restaurant, Del Posto, and currently with La Sirena, where Kathryn is the special events director. Kathryn’s devotion to creating unforgettable experiences for clients gives her a driven and focused approach on how to advise and communicate; she believes that there is no detail or task too small for her undivided attention, and she looks forward to working with you.

the team

Josh Laurano

Josh Laurano grew up in a food family. Known as the knish queen of West Virginia, Laurano’s mother owned and operated a local organic bakery. His father, a vegetarian restaurant in New ...

Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich is one of America’s preeminent restaurateurs and TV personalities; he is also a New York Times bestselling author and triathlete. A renown authority on Italian wine, in 2005, he was ...

Mario Batali

With restaurants worldwide and a host of television shows, including ABC’s “The Chew,” Mario Batali is one of the most recognized and respected chefs working today. Mario is also the New York ...

Jeff Katz

Jeff Katz has been working in Italian restaurants since he was fifteen. Jeff attended Babson College and majored in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Not long after graduation, Jeff relocated to New York where ...

Maximilian Quattrone

Maximilian Quattrone joined La Sirena as General Manager in January 2017. Previously, Maximilian held managerial and wine-centric positions at some of New York City’s most popular restaurants. Before becoming General Manager of ...

Thea Habjanic

Thea Habjanic is Executive Pastry Chef at La Sirena. Born and raised in Manhattan, Thea grew up in her father’s Northern Italian restaurant on 46th Street’s Restaurant Row: Osteria del Carso. After graduating from ...

Anthony Sasso

Growing up as one of four children in Glasco, NY, Anthony Sasso was always surrounded by art, music, and creativity. After graduating from the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, Sasso’s culinary ...

Scott Woltz

Originally from Washington D.C., Scott grew up an army brat traveling the globe and experiencing various cultures and cuisines. After earning his undergraduate degree at Towson University, and his graduate degree at ...