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Let the Games Begin: Catering the Winter Olympics

January 2, 2014

Catering an event like the Olympics can be a tough sport. Here's how to win.

Pictured: Crisafulli (front center) with BTS Events staff


The first-ever Winter Olympics took place in 1924, in a small resort town in France. The event drew some 10,000 spectators in person, in total. Back then, a global TV broadcast and live internet stream were the stuff of science fiction.

Message on a Plate

October 14, 2013
Dispatch from a pop-up restaurant

While restaurant chefs continue to use pop-up dinners to make guests feel part of a special experience, caterers do the same. Some open them to the public and charge for them, others use them as philanthropic opportunities to give back to clients and communities, as Catering by Framboise recently did.

The Life of Mike Roman

July 9, 2013
In his own words

The catering industry lost a friend and a mentor on June 24, 2013. In addition to being the founder of Catersource, Mike Roman was an advocate for all caterers and devoted his life to raising the profile of our business. The following is an excerpt from Mike's 2010 book, Secrets of Catering Management, which tells his life story in his own words.

Read our obituary for Mike Roman here.

Building an Event in the White City

June 18, 2013
Q&A about this year's NACE Experience in Chicago

Chicago's White City at the 1893 World's Fair to be channeled by a NACE event
Chicago's historic White City at the 1893 World's Fair, to be channeled by this year's NACE Experience.

Award Winners from the 2013 Catersource Conference & Tradeshow

March 19, 2013

Congratulations to all winners from the 2013 Catersource Conference & Tradeshow!

ACE Winners


Marcia Selden Catering and Events, Stamford, CT


The Forum Company, Johannesburg, South Africa


Catering Creations, Omaha, NE


Affairs to Remember Caterers, Atlanta, GA


Culinary Crafts, Salt Lake City, UT

Boxed Lunch Contest

First Prize

How Does Your Garden Grow?
Sodexo Campus Services, Georgetown, TX

An Elegant Al Fresco Lunch Menu from South Africa
February 13, 2013
The right mix of casual and elegance

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