Why Choose Us

Events by Dubsdread is Orlando’s premier catering and event services company, delivering Culinary Excellence served with Southern Charm. Our team’s diverse background and extensive experience mean that every aspect of your event is in expert hands. We collaborate closely with you to bring your dreams to life, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience. From planning to execution, we are committed to excellence, making your special day truly unforgettable.


Our Team

Our team brings over a century of combined experience to ensure your wedding or event is nothing short of incredible. Meet the talented individuals whose expertise and dedication will make your special day unforgettable.
Dubsdread catering team member Carissa Llewellyn Burns

Carissa Llewellyn-Burns

Director of Operations
Carissa joined the company in 2013. A communications and journalism graduate of Shippensburg University, she moved from Pennsylvania to Florida for sunshine and job opportunities. She began her career with Dubsdread as a banquet server and has worked her way through every position in the office to learn each aspect of the operation and is proud to be part of the amazing team. When she is not at work, Carissa enjoys time with her husband, Tyler, her crazy kiddos Connor and Cameron and her fur child, Roxy.

Dubsdread catering team member Christiana Bullard

Christiana Bullard

Banquet Sales Manager
An Orlando native and a UCF graduate, Christiana worked in advertising before joining Dubsdread in 2005. She found the hospitality industry far more entertaining and mentally stimulating. Christiana enjoys humorous clients, problem-solving, and working with great colleagues. When she is not at work, she enjoys watching UCF football, going to the gym and spending time with her three “kids:” her daughter, husband and dog.

Dubsdread catering team member David Osmola

David Osmola

Senior Wedding & Event Coordinator
David joined the Dubsdread team in 2008 and is our Senior Wedding and Event Coordinator. Before coming on board, he worked in customer service positions in the wedding and airline industries. David strives to make every bride’s dream a reality, allowing his attention to detail and customer service skills to shine through. When he is not at work, David enjoys spending time with his friends and his dog, Sweet Pea, and visiting family in Michigan.

Dubsdread catering team member Michelle Edmiston

Michelle Edmiston

Event Specialist/Sales Representative
Michelle joined the team in 2017 and wears many hats, managing the property at The Highland Manor being one of them. She grew up working in a family friend’s restaurant and expanded that knowledge working at country clubs, event venues, hotels and stadiums. After nearly three decades, she still loves helping her client's vision become a reality. When Michelle is not planning an event, she spends time with her husband Jay, son Blake, two rescue dogs and her vast extended family.

dubsdread catering team member Shanna Paris

Shanna Paris

Event Specialist/Sales Representative
Shanna has been at Dubsdread since 2017. An Event Management graduate of the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality, she began her career with local wedding and destination event management companies. Since 2000, Shanna has planned weddings and events throughout the Orlando area, helping planners worldwide execute their corporate gatherings. At Dubsdread, she can focus on her passion to help brides make their day unique and personal. Shanna enjoys time with her four favorite guys when she’s not at work: her dog Giggsy, her sons Liam and Alfie and her husband Josh.

dubsdread catering team member Peighton Ballant

Peighton Ballant

Event Specialist/Sales Representative
Peighton is a native of Orlando and joined Dubsdread in 2018. In 2021, she earned her Event Management degree at the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality. Before joining the events team, Peighton was a hostess at The Tap Room at Dubsdread. Peighton enjoys working with prospective brides to discover what they are most interested in bringing to their special day and how to make those ideas come to life. When not at work, she enjoys caring for Dexter, her cat-child, going to the beach, hanging out with friends, and being a UCF Knight football fan.

dubsdread catering team member Kristen Berry

Kristen Berry

Wedding & Event Coordinator
Kristen joined the Dubsdread team as a catering captain in 2021 before transitioning to a wedding and event coordinator. She graduated with a degree in the arts and found she preferred the people-oriented nature, pacing, and problem-solving that comes with working in the service industry. Kristen enjoys planning, facilitating, and contributing to creating joyous occasions. When she is not at work, she loves traveling, cooking, working on creative projects and hanging out with her two cats, Diana and Henry.

Historic Dubsdread Wedding Event mascot Roxy

Roxy Llewellyn-Burns

EBanquet Operations Ambassador
Roxy joined the team in January 2015. A Pet Smart’s Elite Obedience School graduate, she parlayed her training into a unique and valued office position. Roxy’s favorite role is greeting guests and fulfilling her Events by Dubsdread ambassador duties. When not at work, Roxy enjoys playing fetch with her humans, licking her brothers, belly rubs, treats, being completely spoiled and days at the doggie spa.

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