Peter Callahan ’81 was on the TODAY Show on Tuesday, Sept. 11 with Kathie Lee and Hoda at 10:45 a.m. He participated in a feature on bite-sized Italian party foods and cocktails. The segment can be viewed online.
The author of “Bite By Bite: 100 Stylish Plates You Can Make for Any Party,” Callahan has been featured in a number of prominent media outlets in his career as a caterer, including on VH1 “The Fabulous Life,” MTV, and Food Network and is a regular guest on the “TODAY” show. He has catered a birthday bash for Kelly Ripa and is a favorite of Kate and Andy Spade.
His career began on Wall Street in trade and finance. In 1985, he re-launched himself as a caterer and opened Callahan Catering. He has worked with clients such as Hermes, J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers, Ralph Lauren and Tiffany. He has since opened a separate glatt kosher catering company, PCK catering, housed in a separate kitchen.
While at Hobart, Callahan was a member of Theta Delta Chi and played squash.