ezCater Company Overview
ezCater was founded in August 2007 in Boston, Massachusetts, and is the world’s largest marketplace for corporate catering.
We make it easy to order food online for your office. From routine office lunches to offsite client meetings, from 5 to 2,000 people, we have a solution for you. ezCater connects businesspeople with over 60,000 reliable local caterers and restaurants across the U.S. And we’re not just a great website. We have a team of 5-star customer support professionals who are ready to help. Call us and a real Catering Ninja will answer. No “Press 1” nonsense.
ezCater began with a handful of restaurant and catering partners in Boston. As our service matured, we expanded across New England and the Southeast. Today, ezCater offers a curated list of the best business caterers for 22,743 cities and towns across the U.S.
Jobs at ezCater
Stefania Nappi Mallett
Co-Founder & CEO
Stefania has spent over 25 years building and growing technology-enabled companies that solve real business problems. Stefania co-founded and successfully sold InSite Marketing Technology (now NASDAQ: KANA). Her tenure at National Logistics Management (a broker for $225M in transportation services) brought NLM to profitability for the first time in 4 years. At IntraNet (now NASDAQ:TSAI), Stefania revamped the firm and vaulted it to #1 in its market, a position it has maintained for 15+ years. At a dozen companies, she has held general management, marketing, sales, product management, support, and technical positions. Stefania also operates as a Director and advisor to many for-profit and non-profit firms. She has a BS and an MS from MIT.
Co-Founder & President
Briscoe is a 5x entrepreneur. He founded, built, and successfully sold two software firms, Azuris Software and Lumis Studios. Briscoe co-founded Buzzpad to create real-time collaboration tools for corporate settings. In 2004, he founded PreferredTime, where he shifted his focus to collaboration between healthcare and pharma. ezCater is an off-shoot of that. Briscoe studied business and computer science at Carnegie Mellon University. And, yes, along the way, he earned a few credits in IMDb.
Chief People and Culture Officer
Janine is a passionate people leader with over 25 years of experience building high performance teams, leading organizational change, and inspiring employees to reach their highest potential. Most recently, Janine was VP of Global Talent for Flex International where she helped the 200,000-person global company through a critical company transformation. Prior to Flex, she was Chief People Officer at Wildflower Bread Company where she was responsible for all people functions and stewarding a fun, purpose-driven culture. Janine has a BS from Cornell University, a M.Ed from Harvard University and an Ed.D from the University of Vermont.
Chief Administrative Officer
Bob is a proven finance leader with more than 20 years’ experience at public and private companies, high growth start-ups, and mature-stage organizations. Prior to ezCater, Bob served as CFO at Amazon Robotics (formerly Kiva Systems), where he led financial integration with Amazon and built a finance and accounting function that supported a 10x scaling of operations. Prior to that, he served as VP of Finance at Aspen Technology. Bob holds a BA from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Chief Marketing Officer
David has spent 25 years building awareness and driving demand for innovative technology products. Most recently, he was VP of Digital Marketing and Demand Generation at Actifio, during a period of tremendous growth for the company. He has built award-winning marketing teams at four technology companies. At The Hanover, he developed web and social media strategies for the $5 billion insurance company. At Transparent Language, David built an online community of over 4 million language learners. David is a frequent participant in Boston-area marketing events and has lectured on web and social strategies at Clark University and Intelligent.ly. David has a BA and an MA from Johns Hopkins University.
Head of Western Europe
Stephen is a multi-time entrepreneur. At age 19, he co-founded Appetise.com, an online marketplace for restaurant takeout delivery, which he expanded throughout the UK. Following the acquisition of Appetise.com, Stephen co-founded La Belle Assiette where he grew it to become the leader in the European private chef market. In 2016, Stephen launched GoCater, a catering platform for businesses, which was acquired by ezCater in 2018. Stephen was named a Next Generation Leader by TIME Magazine in 2015. He holds a BSc from Warwick Business School (UK) and an MSc from ESCP Europe (France).
Head of Catering Partner Business
Mike O’Hanlon has over 20 years of experience in business development, partnerships and investment banking. At Wayfair, Mike spent 12 years as VP Corporate and Business Development where he developed key strategic partnerships with online marketplaces such as Amazon, Walmart, Staples and Tesco, media companies such as Hearst, Time and Conde Nast and leading consumer brands such as Sherwin-Williams and Mastercard. Mike founded and led Wayfair’s Media Solutions business, launched and served as GM of Wayfair’s European business, and led the company’s buying team where he built relationships with over 3,000 supplier/partners. Prior to Wayfair, Mike spent 11 years as an investment banker, and six years as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. He earned an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia.
Diane has over 20 years of corporate legal experience, including over 10 years as General Counsel at both public and private companies. Prior to ezCater, Diane joined Care.com in 2011 as its first in-house counsel and GC to build out the legal function and help the business scale. As General Counsel, Diane led Care.com through its IPO in 2014, and oversaw all legal matters across the Company’s global operations. Prior to Care.com, Diane spent 11 years at Upromise, including four years as General Counsel, and four years as a corporate associate at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she specialized in M&A, VC financings, public company and general corporate law matters. Diane is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Virginia School of Law.
Chief Technology Officer
Erin has led technology portfolios for over 15 years, spending the better part of the last decade in e-commerce. As VP of Technology at Vistaprint, Erin led a large geographically distributed engineering organization through an agile transformation and transition to a microservices architecture. Her focus is connecting technology to business needs and fostering strong relationships across the organization. Erin also held roles in data and analytics, and she is experienced at leveraging data to drive a more powerful customer experience. Erin has a BA from Boston University and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Head of Marketplace
Diane brings more than 20 years of experience disrupting industries to deliver innovative customer experiences through technology. Prior to ezCater, Diane was Chief Revenue Officer at Lovepop, a digital-first consumer product company, where she led their business lines and more than doubled revenue. Prior to Lovepop, she spent eight years at Cimpress leading teams across sales, marketing, technology, manufacturing, and HR. Diane was a consultant at LEK Consulting and Monitor Deloitte, and she led teams at Gap Inc. and Procter & Gamble. Diane has degrees in economics and mathematical methods from Northwestern University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
We work hard wherever and whenever inspiration strikes—but we don’t let work take over our lives. We make life better and easier for our customers and we never miss a soccer game or dentist appointment.
Learn by Doing
We’re making our mark and doing it quickly. Our teams work cross-functionally to make big progress, and we expect everyone to do things they’ve never done before.
Use Good Judgment
From meeting customer needs to taking vacation, we empower our employees to use their best judgment in everything they do. We expect you to make tough decisions and take risks.
We don’t like silos … or doors for that matter. Everyone has access to company information and is urged to view “the books” on a daily basis.
The Best Team, Ever
Work and learn from world-class peers who are passionate about growing a business and building a fantastic place to work—we’re serious about our no jerk policy.
I love how horizontal ezCater is. Everyone’s ideas are listened to, valued, and considered. That goes for anyone who has been here, whether it’s just one day or multiple years.
Here’s ezCater in a nutshell: whip-smart colleagues, zero politicking, and a refreshing optimism that’s paved the way for explosive growth. People are generous. People have fun.
Imagine a culture where you’re not held back by process or structure. An environment where change is encouraged, where everyone has an equal voice, and where you’re allowed to flex your talents
ezCater's work-life balance leaves nothing to be desired. When we're at work, we get to work hard in an amazing, collaborative, laid-back environment. When we want or need to take time off, we can with no qualms. I'm never stressed about scheduling appointments or dealing with unforeseen circumstances.
Neon green lights and food iconography keep the office on-brand.
Plenty of cozy spots for employees to connect in comfort.
Big windows brighten up the office.
A fully-stocked kitchen helps fuel employees throughout the day.
A colorful stairwell connects each of the four floors of the new office space.
Conference rooms are named after various foods and spices.
Employees connect for a meeting in comfy booths around the office.
Plenty of comfy seating to choose from!
ezCater’s creative team brainstorms new ideas in their production studio.
A new podcast recording studio is built into their in-house production studio.
The new office space features an in-house production studio.
Bright and comfy spaces are a great place for teams to connect.
Four floors are filled with desks as ezCater prepares to grow into this space.
ezCater's new office features a library, filled with cozy seating and plenty of books.
Neon food icons are scattered throughout the office.
Beanbag chairs near large windows offer a comfy place to work with a view.
The spacious roof deck is a favorite hangout for employees.
Two employees share a quick meeting in the sun.
All smiles on the new roof deck.