Co-owner Shelley Boris is Fresh Company’s Creative Director and Executive Chef. Inspired by a diversity of regional cooking styles from around the world, Shelley’s palate and perspective on food and drink influence every facet of Fresh Company’s operations. In the kitchen, Shelley’s warm, relaxed sensibility is an extension of her love of a leisurely stay at the table and her belief in the elemental value of eating and drinking well. A board member emerita of Cold Spring’s Farmers’ Market, Shelley has long worked to support sustainable agriculture in the area.
What keeps Kimball excited and engaged in every Fresh Company event is her love of entertaining. Whether it’s discovering new party venues in the Hudson Valley or identifying styles that will resonate with the season, Kimball is an enthusiastic manager of a dynamic team. Co-owner Kimball Gell also manages the financial and logistical end of Fresh Company, keeping attuned to the many details of running and expanding our café, food service, and catering operations.
Chelsea Carlton's creative eye and spirited presence provides spark & polish to Fresh Company’s operations. A 2010 graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Chelsea is Fresh Company’s marketing, sales and event planning manager.
Kimberly Perkins, a life-long Hudson Valley resident and graduate of SUNY New Paltz, discovered her love of event planning while working at Mt. Gulian, a historic riverfront site. There she was the in-house event coordinator, where she managed over 40 weddings and many other events. At Fresh Company, among her many tasks, Kimberly is an event planner, day-of manager and works closely with our team at the Storm King Art Center