MEET THE TEAM
Making Dreams Come True
Ashley Shepherd grew up in Mapleton, Utah where her love for food began with simply taking cookies to friends and neighbors every Sunday. She continued her education at Brigham Young University where she received a Bachelor's degree in family home and consumer science. She then went on to teach Culinary classes and successfully implemented the Pro Start Program at multiple schools. In 2012, Ashley launched Shep's Culinary Creations, a full-service caterer located in Spanish Fork, Utah. She is passionate about creating delicious food that brings people together for any occasion. She is the author of a book called Blissful Bites that has many of her favorite recipes. More of her work is showcased at www.shepsculinarycreations.com
Co-Founder of River Bridge and Sheps Culinary Creations
Turning a Vision into Reality
Natalie Mabey grew up in South Jordan, Utah. She spent many years in the entertainment industry as a recording artist and is passionate about working with people. She is the mother to 4 children and enjoys horseback riding, singing, and working on their family farm. She also enjoys raising Australian Shepherds and running Mabey Family Ranch. Natalie has a passion for marketing, and has proven herself valuable in her ability to build social pages. especially on social media and looks forward to bringing The River Bridge Event Center a fun engaged community.
Co-Founder of River Bridge Event Center
Elevate the Experience
Kelsey is currently a student at BYU majoring in Experience Design and management. She is passionate about creating memories and strengthening human connection. Kelsey's goal is to ensure that everyone who comes to River Bridge leaves with positive memories that will last them a lifetime. She is so excited to be apart of this special business and help clients bring their dreams to life.
River Bridge Event Center Office Manager
Hard Work is the Key to Success
Camille Brown was raised on a farm here in Utah County with her 5 siblings. She has been taught the importance of hard work. Camille graduated from high school with high honors as well as graduating with a cosmetology license. Camille had recently been working at The Oaks Event Center where her passion for this industry grew. She loves working as a manager for Sheps Culinary Creations. Camille has always had ambitions to work hard and improve herself and others around her. Her goal is to help build Sheps and work with the amazing clients to create a food experience perfectly fitted to their event.
Sheps Catering Office Manager
A Perfectionist for Every Detail
A Perfectionist for Every Detail
JC’s passion for cooking was inspired when he saw that people’s moods could be changed by simply eating great food. JC has truly excelled and loved his journey as a chef and is bringing new knowledge and zest to Sheps! He is a true professional, and we are so lucky to have him on our team!
Creating Once in a Lifetime Dishes
The first job Jake ever had was as a dishwasher, so proving that you can do whatever you set your mind to, Jake has excelled at his talent of working with food through hard work. Jake has been cooking professionally for 4 years now. Cooking has become his way of self expression. He loves being able to create unique and creative dishes that surprise and satisfy. Jake is loving our team here at Sheps.
Baking is My Passion
Michelle Hardman was born and raised in Payson, Utah. Michelle graduated from the Culinary Arts Institute at Utah Valley University! Her favorite things are her husband Zac, baking sweets and trying new foods! Michelle loves working for Sheps and is so excited to be a part of the Sheps/ River Bridge family.