Owner / Founder


Allen has been a proud Hoboken resident for over a decade. Formerly a full-time poker player, he spent 10 years traveling the world which is where he gained an interest in different cultures and food.  Allen and his wife Allison began taking cooking classes for fun which led to the idea of a culinary space right in Hudson County. He founded Hudson Table in 2014 with hopes to build a business that educates people on all things food while serving as an alternative form of recreation in a thriving community of young professionals and growing families.

Owner / Social Media Manager


Allie has been a Hoboken resident for 10 years. Always having a passion for cooking and food, she and Allen took numerous cooking classes before urging him with the idea to open Hudson Table. Together, they have opened 3 locations in the last few years with her guidance on design while helping make all things HT aesthetically pleasing. She manages all social media accounts for Hoboken, Brooklyn, and Philadelphia locations.



Anna was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and spent much of her early career in the travel industry running operations for international travel programs, living in places like Hong Kong and South Africa, and eating her way around the world. Landing in New York in 2014, she spent 6 years in the wine industry before joining the team at Hudson Table. You can find her sourcing exciting new wines from wine regions across the globe, leading the day to day operations at hT, managing private and corporate events, and sharing her passion for food and beverage with our staff and guests across all of our locations!



Chef Instructor / Head of Kids Programs


Chef Sara Kartzmer Fry is a health supportive chef (with a sweet tooth!). Sara knew from an early age that she wanted to be a chef and has never looked back. She graduated from the Natural Gourmet Institute and shares her passion for wholesome cooking with children and adults, as a personal chef, chef instructor, and educator. Sara has a special interest in farm-to-table food preparation, and spent six months at Katchkie Farms in upstate New York showing children the joys of cooking with seasonal ingredients. She has also worked as a chef instructor for Wellness in the Schools, a non-profit organization serving NYC Public schools. Sara now leads our incredible kids and teen programming across all locations!

Catering Chef


Koray`s Turkish Mediterranean background gives him a unique opportunity to understand and appreciate the elements of land and the sea. A lifetime of traveling beginning at a young age with his family helped him to understand the world`s immense variety of cultures and landscapes and how they are connected with their own cuisines. He sees food as love, nutrition, creativity, pleasure and a celebration of a new season. He loves connecting people with one another by bringing them to dine and share their experiences. He opened his first Modern Mediterranean restaurant at the age of 29 in Turkey. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration and a culinary arts diploma from the French Culinary Institute, NYC.

He has been at hT since 2017 challenging his skills and refining his palates at chef`s tables, chef`s competitions and private catering events.
Assistant Manager


Kitchen Assistant


Kitchen Assistant


Chef Instructor


Born and raised in Mexico City, Chef Guillermo found his passion for cooking when he was 18 years old; his first culinary experience was in Jaso Restaurant in the hip neighbourhood of Polanco. Upon graduating in 2010 with a degree in Culinary Arts, he decided to move to New Jersey and work in some of the most prestigious restaurants in New York City including Cafe Altro Paradiso, Morimoto and Simon and the Whale. At Hudson Table, Chef Guillermo brings his vast culinary experience to share with his guests at hands-on classes, as well as his very own interpretation of Contemporary Mexican Cuisine to his Chef Tables and private events.

Chef Instructor


Chef Sam Landwehr’s culinary journey began at home, learning her craft by cooking meals for her Baltimore family at just twelve years old. Chef Sam’s joy of sharing food and the love of cooking continues to be her guiding philosophy. After graduating top of her class from the Culinary Institute of America, she moved to New York City working as a restaurant and bar manager at the Marriott Marquis – Times Square. Since 2020, Chef Sam has returned to the kitchen as Chef Instructor at Hudson Table where she teaches hands-on cooking classes and creates custom menus for private events and services.
Chef Instructor


Melissa Ghelani is a classically trained chef with over 10 years of teaching experience. Her hands on classes are always a good time, and she’s always up for a battle in a chef competition. When she’s not teaching at Hudson Table, Melissa works with NYC non profits and other culinary consulting. Melissa, her husband Niket and lil dog Penny call Bayonne home

'' Hudson Table was conceived with the local community in mind and a philosophy built around inspiring the inner-chef in all of us. Our charming culinary studio serves to foster an inviting and memorable experience shaped by an ongoing feedback loop between our team and our customers. We hope to see you in the kitchen! ''