MEET THE TEAM
Founder & CEO
Ryan Carroll is a Sayville, New York local and the CEO and Founder. He lost his job as a chef in NYC due the closures of restaurants from Covid-19. Instead of staying home and quarantining he decided to assemble a team of over thirty of the best hospitality workers to help people across Long Island in a safe and organized manner.
Director of Operations/Pastry Chef
Alex is a fellow @theculinaryinstituteofamerica alumni and a fellow Sayville grad. At her first project at Carroll's Kitchen she helped make 1300 cookies to feed children across Long Island. Alex also sells desserts with her company @morebymurray !
Director of Public Relations
Marty serves as a deacon at St Francis de Sales in Patchogue. He has been ordained for 40 years and has served the Patchogue area in many ways. Besides being on the board for Carroll's Kitchen, he also is a board member of HALO Missions and the St. Joseph Prayer Center in Patchogue. He is also the chaplain of The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 5. Deacon Marty retired from Criminal Justice work with Suffolk County in 2008.
Director of Finances
Lindsay recently graduated from St. Johns with a Masters Degree in finance and a 3.9 GPA. Lindsay has been here since day 1 and has been a core team member since the beginning. Lindsay has also been to almost every single charity event since March helping out packaging and delivering food to people in need.
Director of Development
Ed is an entrepreneur in the Mental Health and Human services arenas for 30+ years. Trauma Specialist, psychotherapist, teacher, advocate and program and community development, he has guided us tremendously in helping others!
Director of Digital Media
Alec is a sayville local studying film and photography at St. John’s with a background in graphic design. He’s been helping out with creating graphics for social media as well as taking photos and videos.
Head of Website design
Sarah is a web designer and musician; the Owner+Founder of Simple Sweet Sites, Inc. and Co-Owner+Founder of Island Exclusive Entertainment, Inc. Combined with a bachelor's degree in Business, she has turned her passions into a full time career. Sarah is overjoyed to apply her skillset to assist Ryan and team in fueling a beautiful mission to feed and create opportunity for the community.
Director of Transportation & Deliveries
Brian Atkins, a former English as a Second Language teacher, has always had a passion for learning about other cultures, their people, and especially their amazing cuisines. Loves learning to cook, and help others learn a new language/culture, etc. Joining Carroll's Kitchen gave him an opportunity to continue doing so.
Director of Catering
Cole is an alum of Capitol Culinary Institute and brings 20+ years of dedication to the restaurant industry. He has 8 years experience as a sous chef in the Seattle based catering community. Now he has returned to his Long Island roots to collaborate with Carroll's Kitchen. It was here on Long Island that Cole's late Nana would take him to volunteer at a local soup kitchen, sparking his love for volunteering and giving back to the community.
Director of Carroll's Cocktails
Michael is an alumni of the @theculinaryinstituteofamerica where him and Ryan studied together. He received his associates degree in culinary arts as well as his bachelor’s degree in Restaurant Management with a minor in Wines and Spirits. Since graduating he has been working as a restaurant manager and beverage director throughout some top restaurants in New York City.