Since 1994, Susan Lane has been WOW-ing clients with her creative design sense, trendy menus, flawless logistics and impeccable staff.
Born and raised in Ridgewood, New Jersey into a highly creative family of entrepreneurial artists, architects, designers and farmers, Susan Lane grew up knowing she would be in a creative business of her own someday. Her love of food, entertaining and design determined her direction. As owner of “The Open Kitchen” Catering Company in Weston, MA from 1994-2006, she became the “go-to” caterer and event planner for high-end weddings, holiday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, fundraisers and corporate events.
Today, Susan Lane heads what she calls a “boutique” agency specializing in highly customized catered events and weddings of all sizes.
Susan started her career as a recruiter which gave her excellent people skills and the ability to attract, hire, train and retain top-notch staff.
She is a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants, a highly regarded bridal association dedicated to serving wedding professionals and brides worldwide since 1955. Additionally, she is a member of NACE New England – National Association of Catering and Event Planners, and ISES – the International Special Events Society.
A mother of two beautiful daughters, Susan Lane loves the arts, style, traveling, great design, blogging and of course— entertaining and cooking often for her friends and family.