Ashley Gutmann, Chef, Owner
Ashley believes in bringing people together through food. Ashley holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Administration from Boston University, and a Master’s in Fine Cuisine from Le Cordon Bleu Paris. Her background as a food product development consultant for PepsiCo and McDonald’s speaks to her innovative nature and informs her continuous search for new ways her clients can enjoy food. Ashley embodies hospitality in the warmest, most welcoming sense, and her passion for sharing fantastic, diverse, and delicious fare with her clients shines through as a core value of Cinnamon and Sage.
Kayla Barnhart, Chef de Cuisine
Kyle is a classically-trained, passionate chef whose quiver of culinary experience ranges from French to Caribbean, Latin to German. His first foray into a professional kitchen was at age 16. Since then he has been sous chef to such visionaries as James Dumas and Ryan Burnham, lent his talents to the creation of an award-winning distillery, and works each year as a private chef at Sundance to celebrities like Dave Grohl, Elijah Wood, and Common.
“I love when people are excited and curious about food – I strive to create dishes they’ll truly enjoy.”
SiLane Closson, General Manager
SiLaine brings over two decades of industry experience to the Cinnamon and Sage team. Driven by the joy of meeting new people, hearing their ideas, and then organizing the perfect event, she ensures every detail is addressed in a way that people truly love. SiLaine listens to her clients’ needs and wishes with excitement as she determines how to get them from point A – the conversation – to point B – their ideal catered celebration.
SiLaine shares what she loves about her work with genuine pride and pleasure:
“We’re in the business of saying yes. If a client dreams about a particular detail, I make it happen – and I love finding creative, practical ways to do so.”