Executive Chef
Renée McManus is an expert caterer and event planner who has been producing exquisite parties for over 20 years.

Great Seasons Catrering was created by Renée’s dear friend who hired her 25 years ago as an assistant. Recognizing Renée’s passion and inate flair for cooking and entertaining, she became Renée’s mentor. Through this relationship, Renée learned all aspects of catering and personalized meal preparation. In time, the owner decided to move on to new ventures and entrusted Renée with Great Seasons Catering knowing that customers would be well cared for in Renée’s able hands.

Renée knows the business in all aspects. She knows what her customers want and brings their visions to life. Renée is adept at coordinating, planning and overseeing events, from an intimate dinner for 8 to a corporate open house for 500.

A skilled chef and industry insider, Renée’s ability to keep current with new food ideas enables her to create the perfect menus by

incorporating the latest trends and culinary experiences.

Renée’s entire career has been fueled by her natural creativity. Prior to her catering success, Renée worked in Manhattan’s garment industry specializing in technical design garment construction and garment production. She worked along side the best in the fashion business including head designers for Ralph Lauren, Tahari and Alexander Julian.

Renée also serves as the “property manager “ of her own house in Newtown, Connecticut, raising two sons with her husband of 29 years. She loves Great Seasons Catering, both for the joy and experiences she creates for clients, and because it allows her to be readily available to provide car service for play dates and sporting events, do homework, serve as school counselor, dating advisor and nutritionist and oversee haircuts as needed for her growing boys.