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About Us

PDT Catering was founded on genuine, authentic service.  We want you to feel like family.  Nothing makes us more happy than the sounds of guests laughing and enjoying time together.  We created our PDT Lifestyle Brand to help you relax more and stress less.  We provide quality food, expert service and incredible products for all the special moments and your day to day life

Our Story

Food Memories - We remember the family dinners and holidays when everyone was there.  When the room was filled with laughter, when food was scratch-made with love.  We love to create and reconnect food memories. We're here to help you create or remember these special times.  Celebrating a first, memorializing a past and everything in between.  We're like family - here whenever you need us!


Chef Adam Foti has passion to create ignited by his mother and late father. Adam started his career cooking in the mid 80’s in his family’s pizza shop and various restaurants in the capital district, he attended Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island for culinary arts


A break from food - he spent twenty plus years working on trend development and merchandising in the fashion industry with some of the largest specialty retailers and wholesalers in the world: Gap, Inc., Ralph Lauren, American Eagle and Guess? Inc.  He has lived in NYC, SF, LA, Pittsburgh and San Diego.  Traveling the world he's gained a wealth of knowledge and a tremendous reference base for food, culture and design.


Returning to his passion to cook - he completed his culinary degree at SUNY Schenectady and BBA in Hotel-Restaurant Management at SUNY Delhi. He holds various awards for culinary competitions including silver medals from The American Culinary Federation (ACF) and The Societe Culinaire Philanthropique, NYC.  Adam is a Certified Culinarian by the ACF,  ServeSafe Certified (Instructor and Proctor), Certified Professional - Food Safety (NEHA) and Registered Rotisseur with the Chaine des Rotisseurs


Creating beautiful things and making people happy drives his every day. Adam is an Adjunct Instructor at SUNY Schenectady where he teaches a variety of culinary classes.  He lives with his husband and their Labrador Retrievers in Saratoga Springs, New York

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