Robin Selden is the Managing Partner & Executive Chef of Marcia Selden Catering where she oversees the culinary and marketing operations for her family’s multimillion-dollar company. The first catering company ever inducted into the CT Restaurant Association’s Hall of Fame. Along with her brother, Jeffrey, the “Dynamic Sibling Duo” were named two of the “100 Most Inspiring People” in the Wedding industry by The Knot. In October of 2019, Robin was honored to be named to the BizBash 1000 celebrating the top 1,000 event professionals in the United States.
With matriarch Marcia at the helm, the company orchestrates over 850 events a year. Winner of the coveted internationally recognized Catie Award for Caterer of the Year, MSC has been considered the “It” caterer of Connecticut for over 40 years. They also have offices in New York City and just launched Naked Fig Catering; a luxury plant based catering love child of celebrity chef Matthew Kenney and team MSC.
Selden is the immediate past President of the International Caterers Association and won their Chef of the Year award. She’s a past Innovative Chef of the Year and a current Ambassador Chef for the Greenwich Wine & Food Festival. Comfortable on stage, Selden emcees the Art of Catering Food at the Catersource Conference where she also judges the cooking and cocktail competitions.
She sits on three non-for profit boards including The American Cancer Society and on the Advisory Board of two National Magazines. In 2013, Selden helped to found the first Women’s Wellness event, for the American Cancer Society; Women Leading the Way to Wellness. Her passion for giving back has led her, and brother Jeffrey, to teach a Catering Class at Cornell University’s School of Hospitality for the last 5 years as well as a Special Events class at the Boston University School of Hospitality. She currently resides in Stamford, Ct. with her husband Michael, twins Max & Maggie and her Golden Doodle "canine kids" Ozzie & Bo.