Create your own unique and life-altering moments with our experienced and award-winning event planners as your guide. What does your perfect event look like? Share your desires with our team and let's make it a reality.

Martin Vecellio

Martin has worked with Common Plea for forty years.  His goal is to give his clients food and beverage memories.  Martin designs event dreamscapes and works with his clients on every aspect of their celebrations.  He makes the client’s vision his focus for their special day.  Then he adds his design flair to ensure the uncommon event is a dream that his client will remember for a lifetime and beyond.

Martin’s background in graphic design and photography allows him to help you set an unforgettable stage where the celebration of your union is magical from the moment you and your guests enter Cadence @ The Strip.  

His experience in designing premier event spaces and dreamscape destinations throughout Pittsburgh will be invaluable in crafting each element of your event.  Martin w
ill help you cover all the bases, from menu to settings, so that your guests and you have the most memorable event of your life.

Stacy Stoller

Stacy has been a part of the Common Plea team for ten years.   Throughout her time, she has had the opportunity to work in some of Pittsburgh’s finest venues, as well as many private residences. 

Her experience and knowledge from having the ability to produce events from the ground up helps her shape your vision to an amazing moment.  Stacy works directly with all her clients and planners from the beginning to discuss the overall vision for the event. This allows her to get creative with the kitchen team to develop a menu that represents your personal style. 

Stacy takes great pride in her work, design, and dedication to every event, which has allowed her to help clients create extraordinary events into lasting memories and stories. 

While collaborating during the planning process, she strives for the best experience for her clients. Stacey is personable and approachable, and clients love her passion and dedication.


Jessica Walz

Jessica has worked within the event industry for 20 years.  Her goal is to give her clients food and beverage memories.  Jessica works directly with customers to customize all aspects of their celebration experience, down to the smallest details.  Your vision  will be crafted into reality on your special day.  Jessica works with clients to curate lifetime memories and exquisite experiences.

Jessica's flare for design and her love of customers sets her apart from other planners.  

From exploring your menu, deciding which space is right for your event, and even the special touches which will make your event memorable, Jessica always strives for the best possible experience for her clients. Jessica has also developed relationships with many vendors to ensure a seamless experience, from music to cakes and everythign in between. Her unmatched committment to customer experiences will make your event the most memorable.

Ashley Bick

Ashley has been with the Common Plea since 2011. She has over 15 years of hospitality management experience in restaurants, entertainment venues, catering and hotels. Ashley’s years of expertise and devoted passion to her field contribute to making every moment during your event memorable and magical.

Ashley’s organizational skills and attention to detail help to ensure your event is flawless from beginning to end.

From initial meetings, to building menus and timelines, to the execution of the event, Ashley is thorough in all aspects of event planning.  She strives to continue to evolve her food and beverage knowledge and creativity to keep events current and chic.  She always prioritizes the client’s needs and aims to make every event exceed expectations.  Ashley looks forward to working with you on your next event to make your event visions into unforgettable memories.

Common Plea Catering is the in-house provider of outstanding food and service at CADENCE+ and is recognized as one of the world's best caterers in America.