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Annie Washburn

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    Annie Washburn is a seasoned cook and event producer residing full time in East Hampton. After moving out East in 2015 she began planning and catering boutique dinners and events in the Hamptons. Annie’s style of hospitality is warm, custom, fun and detail oriented. Menus are planned in collaboration with the clients and no two are alike. The mentality at East Hampton Kitchen is seasonal, local and highly purveyor focused. 

    Prior to Hamptons life, Annie was a NYC resident, in the hustle. After graduating from from Barnard College in 2002, Washburn worked  as the Executive Director of the Meatpacking District Initiative where she honed her event production skills. 

    In 2010, Washburn became the Associate Director of the New York City Wine & Food Festival a city-wide event held in partnership with the Food Network.

Emma Beudert

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Emma Beudert is a well known and devoted member of the culinary community. Born on the East End, Emma has worked in hospitality for decades, starting with East Hampton staple, Claws on Wheels in 2001. In 2017 Emma founded Lobster Limo and delivered her take on a lobster + clam bake to homes all over the Hamptons. Her classic hospitality style is well regarded from Southampton to Montauk. 

In addition to running operations at EHK, Emma owns Birdies Ale House in Southampton, catering to sports betting enthusiasts and the golfing community.  By joining forces with East Hampton Kitchen for the ’24 season the mission and reach of Lobster Limo will expanded into a novel family-style to-go format, in addition to in-home service.