Anthony Lambatos grew up in the catering business working for his father and founder of Footers Catering in Denver, Colorado. Anthony and his wife, April, purchased the business in 2010 and have successfully made the transition to a second-generation family business. Anthony helped oversee a move for Footers Catering in 2012 from their home of 20 years to a new 13,000 square foot facility and revenue has doubled since the purchase of the business. In 2015 the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce named Footers Catering “Small Business of the Year”.
As a sought after speaker at the National Catersource Convention, Anthony is passionate about helping caterers create a culture that allows their businesses to thrive. He specializes in leadership and management of teams with a focus on operational structure and employee engagement. Through advanced hiring practices and coaching techniques he has helped business owners reduce turnover and his formulas for tracking performance help companies build a foundation on which they can grow.
Anthony graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Business and in Economics. In 2010 he was named one of Denver’s top 25 most influential young professionals in Denver by Colorado Biz Magazine.