About Us

Marna’s Catering is a company with a great vision for improvement, great service, and fresh flavorful quality food. Our vision is to ensure that each guest receives prompt, professional, courteous service, to ensure that all guests are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve and that every customer is completely satisfied by the conclusion of each event. We consistently maintain clean and comfortable premises for our guests and staff. We only serve nutritional, well-prepared meals- using only high-quality ingredients. We earn the pleasure of being able to have the opportunity to serve our clients and their guests. Our team is professional and very passionate about making sure every event is top-notch, we strive for perfection at every event we cater. Marna’s Catering has very competitive prices for all events, we work with our clients' budgets. We always provide high-quality food and service no matter how small or big the event is.

Meet the Marna’s Team

Our Team Video

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Rolando Diaz, Chef and Owner

Chef Diaz was born in New York City but grew up in the Central American paradise of Costa Rica. It was in his family’s restaurant in Costa Rica that Chef Diaz learned the native dishes and his signature skills with ingredients and flavor combinations. Diaz’s creative menu reflects his heritage, training and experience and combines it with great American fare.Published in the Maple Grove Magazine 2012, 2013 and Featured Front Cover June 2014. “I love to customize different items for events, and I am always looking for new ingredients to create different menu items.Married and father of two beautiful boys, I understand very well how important time and organization puts an event together.As an Owner I strive for perfection every single time no exceptions how small or big the event is”.

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Nicole Diaz, Director of Operations and Owner

Nicole has been in the customer service for over 10 years, she loves pleasing clients, its more of passion than anything else. With a degree in Business, Nicole will always make sure that each client receives a response within 24 hours.

“I understand how important the process of organizing an event and receiving a quote in a timely fashion. From rentals to planning a perfect menu, I make sure my clients are pleased and stress free during all of our events. I am mother of two boys and in my free time I love to lay in the sun, put some miles on my bike, and hanging out with my dogs Lisy and Tica.”

Andrea LaViolette, Catering Sales and Events Manager

Her love for cooking and all things food lead her to Marna's in 2019. Prior to this role, Andrea had been working at Marna's for almost two years as an event catering chef. When the opportunity of this position presented itself, she was ready to take on the role. She has a degree in Business Management and has worked in customer service for over 15 years. She is your main contact person when it comes to your upcoming event and will gladly help you building estimates and contracts for all our new clients.

Andrea is mom of two, Audrey and Oliver, and they enjoy spending time together at the park, going to their cabin, and having fun at the lake.

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Madison Theis, Event Captain and Social Media Manager

Maddie has been with Marna’s since 2018. She started as one of our Front of House staff at our former Marna’s Cafe, now known as Marna’s Eatery and Lounge. From there, Madison started assisting the catering team as an Event Server and later on as an Event Captain. Maddie has proved to be a team player and continues to amaze us with her management and organizational skills. Maddie is also the person behind all of our Social Media content.
Outside of work, Madison is pursing a degree in Education and enjoys spending time with her mom, her sister, and their dog.

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Jeremy Harris, Event Catering Manager

Whether it be food service, bartending, managing, or customer relations Jeremy’s eleven years of experience within the hospitality industry provides a strong versatility to the team. Jeremy started at Marna’s as a catering server in the summer of 2019. He has since been offered the catering manager position as well as a bartending position at the brick and mortar, Marna’s Eatery and Lounge, due to his passion for cultivating unique and personalized guest experiences. Jeremy enjoys nothing more than developing dynamic connections with clients and executing a successful event. Outside of catering you can find him singing karaoke and spoiling his cat Sammy.