Scott Vander Maten, General Manager
General Manager of Metropolitan Ballroom and Clubroom, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and McNamara Alumni Center
Scott joined D’Amico in 2000, and quickly climbed the catering ladder to become General Manager of several of D'Amico's prestigious venues.
Previously, Scott enjoyed a successful career in education as an elementary teacher and administrator, private-school principal, and private-college admissions counselor. Scott puts his educational background to good use with ongoing staff training of D'Amico Catering employees.
When it's his turn for learning, Scott turns to wine. He routinely broadens his knowledge by attending tasting events, and is a staff expert on pairing wines with multi-course meals.