Founder & President of DeAngelo's Catering and Events. Steve DeAngelo is a Portland native and started his food service career at 13 years old working for his father at DeAngelo's Restaurant in SE Portland. Steve's culinary experience comes from years of training in some of Portland's finest establishments. In 1982 he formed his first catering company in 1982 called "Catering Just for You". In 1987 Steve opened DeAngelo's Catering & Italian Delicatessen which he operated a retail establishment as well as a catering company for 15 years in Tigard, Oregon. 2002 allowed the purchase of a 3000 square foot production facility. We opened our new facility in November 2003 where we house sales, warehousing, accounting, a showroom for meeting clients as well as our modern state of the art kitchen. Steve is a founding member of the Sustainable Catering Association as well as the Association of Catering and Event Professionals. Our company is a member in good standing ILEA Portland. DeAngelo's Catering and Events donates regularly to many non-profits. Steve is board chair for Potluck in the Park which helps feed anyone in need each Sunday in Downtown Portland. Steve Is also active in his community and is President of the Tigard Downtown Alliance and last year was awarded volunteer of the year.