Binghamton University Dining Services names new catering director and manager

Schools and Libraries

September 21, 2017

Binghamton University Dining Services (BUDS) today announced it has promoted Joe Laskaris to catering director.

Laskaris oversees a staff of forty and directs campus-wide catering services averaging 75 weekly events.

Filling Laskaris' former position as catering manager is Nicole Cerratani who comes to BUDS from Vestal Hills Country Club where she served as food and beverage manager.

Cerrantani works closely with catering customers on menu development for campus-based events.

"We are excited for the future of our catering department," said Tom LaSarso, general manager of retail operations. "The experience that Joe and Nicole provide to the University is overwhelming. Joe, already a fixture on campus, is well known for providing quality services. Nicole has a reputation for stellar presentations at her previous employment. Together, our catering department is in great hands."

For more information about Binghamton University Dining Services, contact Casey Slocum at 607 777 3014 and via email at