OUR TEAM

Daniel Simonelli

Daniel's career in the food and beverage industry started with soup giant Kettle Cuisine as an Engineer and he followed that up as a mechanical engineer at Shaw Stone and Webster.  From Shaw Stone and Webster, "DJ" began a long career at Gorton's Seafood as a project engineer before ending up back at Kettle Cuisine as the Director of Engineering.  In the span of his Career DJ has worked on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of projects and encountered countless unique plants and processes.  Daniel opened up The Coastal Group upon realizing that there was a shortage of dependable 'design & build' companies in the food and beverage space that not only did top of the line engineering/construction but also came in at a reasonable price point with great focus on long term customer relationships.