100+ Vendors Select Catersource’s 25th Anniversary Event to Debut New Products and Services

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to Host 350+ Suppliers in the Culinary and Event Industry

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — March 6, 2017 – Catersource (CS2017), the world’s premier educational resource and expansive network for the catering and events industry, will host more than 350 exhibitors at its 25TH anniversary event in New Orleans next week, March 14-15. Filled with inspiration from the city’s cuisine, culture and entertainment, more than 100 vendors are announcing new products and services at CS2017.

“The catering and events industry is thriving and it’s a privilege to be selected as the platform for the most innovative companies to announce their latest products and services,” said Ron Bigley, brand director, Catersource. “By gathering the hottest companies in one central location, we are creating the ultimate venue for vendors to educate other professionals on their offerings, and we are providing the best networking opportunities in the catering, culinary, event planning and design industries.”

The CS2017 Tradeshow will be open March 14 and 15 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. For additional information and to register, please visit: ubm.io/tradeshow.

To see a full list of exhibitor booths, visit ubm.io/exhibitors.

Below is a preview of announcements exhibitors will showcase at Catersource 2017:

ACME & CO. (Booth 760), a manufacturer of high quality ceramics, is debuting its new Acme Victory mug, a 12-ounce, eggshell-colored mug designed for heavy use in cafés and restaurants.

AFR® Event Furnishings (Booth 1631) is launching its new mobile app, making it easy for clients to take AFR® on the go. Additionally, the company is announcing its partnership and integrated inventory with AllSeated®, making collaboration between event professionals, their clients, and now AFR, extremely easy.

AGreenOzzi (Booth 661), the company that introduced the OZZI reusable container collection machine, is debuting its new O2GO reusable container line, created with sustainability and cost in mind. 

AllSeated (Booth 1413), the fastest growing network for the events industry, will be introducing a series of features including The Private Collection, as part of AllSeated's continued mission to digitize the events industry and enhance the collaboration between event professionals.

American Metalcraft (Booth 1121) is thrilled to introduce a new line of accessories for our Vidacasa by American Metalcraft line, and more than 150 other new and exciting products including a large assortment of hot and trendy buffet items, and a range of unique tabletop accessories.

Arte Italica (Booth 542), one of the leading importers of luxury tableware and decorative accessories in pewter, ceramic and glass from Italy, will be showcasing its Bella Bianca and Tesoro dinnerware, along with their Eleganza serve ware, Tavola condiment, and Taverna barware collections.

Astera-LEDs.com (Booth 757), the global leader in wireless LED event and catering lighting, will preview the new ART7 AsteraBox Wireless Controller, Pixel Tubes, Lightdrops, and the free AsteraApp that features scheduled timers, anti-theft systems, and battery talkback, making lighting user-friendly and controllable up to 1000 feet!

Backdrops Beautiful® (Booth 1421), an industry leader in backdrop rentals and sales, will showcase brand new, catering-inspired, hand-painted backdrops, including a New Orleans French Quarter scene, a delicious Candyland delight, and vibrant blue drapes. Stop by their booth for the perfect opportunity to strike a pose in front of their backdrops.

Bamboo Studio (Booth 1020), a revolutionary manufacturer of sustainable, single-use and reusable dinnerware, is showcasing its new series of biodegradable, solid bamboo products including handheld wine plates, sturdy cutting boards and lightweight utensils.

Bell Plantation (Booth 745), the makers of PB2, is introducing several new products including Spicy Roasted Peanut Oil, PB2Thins in Savory Seasonings including Southwest, Garden Dill, Sweet BBQ and Texas Chipotle, and PB2Fruit in banana, strawberry and grape flavors.   

Bon Chef Inc. (Booth 1449) is announcing colored pots and pans for hot wells, induction stoves, gas ranges and can be placed in ovens. These new options brighten banquet and buffet presentations and are available in bronze, coffee, desert, galaxy and starlight.

Bonewerks Culinarte (Booth 962) is excited to announce its full line of products including glaces, demi glaces and oven seared sous vide entrees are now available in gluten-free options.

Bridgford Foods Corporation (Booth 1245) is proud to introduce its new Island Sweet Roll Dough. Each roll is two ounces, ready for easy proofing and baking fresh-baked rolls, every time. These Island Sweet Rolls are delicious when served warm with butter or as delightful sliders.

Cambro (Booth 1001) is revolutionizing the catering industry with the Pro Cart Ultra™, a holding cart capable of simultaneously holding hot and cold food in the same cart. Also being introduced is a new line of lightweight and budget-friendly GoBox carriers, designed to keep food safe for more than four hours.

Campus Products Inc. (Booth 1239), a premium equipment supplier, is announcing an enhanced version of the Stemshine™, a smaller, glass polishing machine that helps restaurants achieve exceptionally polished stemware more consistently.

Caterease (Booth 1521) is introducing several new tools, including a state-of-the-art mobile app for unlimited users on iOS and Android (CECMobile), and a powerful browser-based WebDashboard to extend your program’s reach. Additional new features are available, including interfaces with several staff management programs, Vanitiv Integrated Payments and other popular applications.

CateringStone (Booth 920) is showcasing three new server lines including elegant wood, natural soapstone and tempered glass to make your buffet services stunning. These server lines are available in multiple sizes, are interchangeable, and with the addition of CateringStones, keep food at the perfect temperature for hours.

Chef Rubber (Booth 621), an industry leader in inspiring the senses with continuous innovation in the culinary arts, is introducing two new versatile cooking grade tea powders to its collection of specialty ingredients. 

Chef Works (Booth 1726) will be showcasing their latest collection of culinary uniforms and kitchen attire. The urban-inspired line-up of coats, aprons and accessories give culinary pros an edge to tackle whatever the kitchen throws at them.

Choice Party Linens, Inc. (Booth 1053) is excited to debut its new Beethoven Damask linen collection in 13 colors, as well as its popular Nova Swirl collection in six new colors.

Cool-A-Zone (Booth 444) is excited to announce and showcase our latest product, the C75 portable evaporative cooling fan. It packs a lot of air cooling power in a small package, making it perfect to use at any catering or special event.

Concierge by Foodbuy (Booth 343), the nation’s largest foodservice group purchasing organization, is announcing its new support for customers in the catering industry. Unlike traditional procurement companies, there are no costs or fees associated with joining Foodbuy’s purchasing organization.

CORT Events (Booth 1013) is debuting SocialTables 3D space-planning, the first event rental company to offer this service free to its clients. SocialTables is seamlessly integrated into cortevents.com, allowing clients to design their event in 2D, view and share in 3D, and automatically request quotes based on their design.

Cres Cor (Booth 957) is launching a line of lightweight, electric-heated transport bags and a Fire-n-Ice Cube, which provide easy food transportation solutions for outdoor events.

Crown Display Inc. (Booth 668), a producer of fun and fine party supplies, is introducing Trendables™, its new line of trendy disposables. This addition complements Crown Display Inc.’s existing line of Exquisite™ upscale disposables, which includes dinnerware, barware, and serveware, and coordinates with its Party Solids line of solid color tableware for all occasions.

Delivery Concepts, Inc. (Booth 327), a manufacturer of innovative food transportation solutions, is showcasing its Multi-Temperature Van, a refrigerated extended van featuring oven-holding capabilities. This cutting-edge addition to the Delivery Concepts product line allows us to cater to the caterer.

DishCo SF (Booth #738) a restaurant and catering plateware provider, is showcasing over 100 new white plates, platters and bowls including a 12-inch 5 section party tray, 24-inch by 9-inch oval double rim platter, 7-inch try-bowl dish and a 10-inch slanted round bowl.

Drape Kings (Booth 452) is introducing AV Drop - Modular Backdrop Solution, the European-designed and engineered scenic system that is setting the standard for reusable backdrops. This system is cost-effective and efficient, works on flat wall backdrops, and can be stacked on pallets or stored in closets.

Eastern Tabletop Manufacturing Co. (Booth 1049), the leading manufacturer for high-quality buffetware in the food service industry, is proudly debuting more than 20 products including the Honeycomb, a new addition to our line of rolling buffets, and risers. Our XYLO custom color coated products will also be on display.

Edible Gifts Plus (Booth 1263) will debut new and elegant crystal clear packaging for personalized treats, high-end gifts, event favors and promotional items, and offering samples of its delicious, chocolate-covered logo cookies.

Emeril Lagasse Footwear (Booth 445) is excited to announce its footwear line for both men and women, designed by Chef Emeril Lagasse. These shoes are specifically tailored to the restaurant environment, are slip and stain-resistant, and provide maximum protection and comfort for the demanding workdays restaurant and catering professionals experience.

EMI Yoshi (Booth 709) is introducing a product line extension of our Conserve™ polypropylene injection molded catering trays. The square design is strong and durable, is available in five sizes and two color choices, and gives peace of mind to the environmentalist within us all.

Enjoy Your Party (Booth 463), an industry leading food service and hospitality staffing agency, is proud to announce new franchise opportunities. We offer start-Up assistance, a national sales team, comprehensive training, HR support, and more. Stop by our booth to learn more about your path to business ownership.

Enrico Products (Booth 1149), a leader in stylish, eco-intelligent tabletop and serving pieces, will be showcasing its Chevron Display and Buffet System, and its RootWorksä Planks and Risers, along with a fantastic variety of reclaimed wood serveware made from hand-crafted mango, acacia, teak, and fir root.

Everything iz (Booth 660), an Alabama company that produces premium, bite-sized desserts called iz Good Stuff, will showcase several assorted cakes including lemon, carrot, almond wedding and devil’s food cake, and our hand dipped, old fashioned southern caramel cake.

Fineline Settings (Booth 1501) is showcasing recyclable, PETE square bowls and lids, holiday trays for every season, and new gold and rose gold cutlery. The company is also showing a line of environmentally-responsible cater bowls and trays from its recent acquisition of Innovative Designs.

Fitz Design (Booth 1157), the leading supplier of floral and event accessory and décor, is now offering chair covers in addition to its decorative chair backs. Fitz Design will also introduce several new crystal products to its candelabra line.

Front of the House® (Booth 1021), a leading authority on buffet presentation trends, is unveiling new introductions to its popular Twist and Zig Zag collections, new Rustic Wood collection, and Matte Black and Matte Brass stainless steel trays, holders and utensils.

FUEL Lighting Systems (Booth 649) is introducing the FUEL Micro-Link Table-Top Lighting System, specifically developed for the catering and hospitality industry. This system is a wireless, multi-head light fixture that can be placed directly on a table surface to downlight everything from prep stations to elaborate culinary presentations.

fusionchef by JULABO (Booth 763), a manufacturer of stainless steel sous vide circulators crafted in Germany, is announcing the release of a plug-and-play HACCP workbook. This easy to follow workbook, paired with the data logging diamond circulator, will have your operation HACCP ready in no time.

GBS Linens (Booth 963) is showcasing a new plaid to its Print Collection, Modern Plaid, a contemporary take on a classic pattern in black, grey and white, making it versatile when designing for a social or corporate event.

G.E.T. Enterprises (Booth 421), the leading manufacturer of creative tabletop solutions, is thrilled to introduce several new lines of catering products, including breakfast display ware, Heiss™ cookware and dinnerware.

Gather Technologies (Booth 1562), the leading event management software for restaurants and venues, is excited to announce the latest update to our customer portal. This update allows venues to coordinate with their guests on all booking details, proposals and charges in real-time, using a modern, branded and mobile-friendly site.

Give and Go Prepared Foods (Booth 663) is thrilled to be launching Mini Bakery Delights, a line of delicious, mini baked goods, including Danish pastries, cinnamon rolls, croissants, cupcakes, brownies, macaroons, tarts, scones and granola that are just the right size for any catering function.

GOVINO™ (Booth442), the market leader and design innovator in shatterproof drinkware, is showcasing its 14-ounce whiskey glass and first-ever series of translucent colored glasses, designed with GOVINO’s signature ergonomic thumb notch.

Grant Creative Cuisine (Booth 1262), to celebrate 65 years of thermal control expertise, will be showcasing its newest products, the Primo and Pasto Water Baths, and the ever-popular Vortice Portable Immersion Circulator.

Hoffmaster Group, Inc. (Booth 1269) is introducing custom digital print napkins including real-image printing, and its new Bello lino™ high-end dinner napkins and flat packs. These linen replacements come in seven beautiful colors and have a luxurious hand feel.

Hope’s Cookies (Booth 252) will feature samples of its newest product line, Hope's Gluten Free cookies, in chocolate chip and ginger. Both cookies are a perfect addition to a gluten-free lifestyle.

HPS (Booth 1261), one of the nation’s leading group purchasing organizations (GPO) for the catering industry, is announcing several new additions to the group purchasing program including kitchen appliances and utensils.

Insurance Office of America (IOA) (Booth 1553), one of the fastest-growing independent insurance agencies in the United States, is excited to showcase innovative risk planning services and coverage products specific to the unique needs of the catering, restaurant and event planning industry.

InterCrate (Booth 1460) is showcasing its new FreshFold folding container, enhancing its collection of fixed wall containers that securely stack and efficiently nest. The containers are durable, ergonomic, and can store and transport a variety of items including plates, silverware, and food products, as they are made from food grade plastic.

International Event Products (Booth 1201) your partner for high-quality dinnerware, glassware, ovens and more at wholesale prices, will be celebrating our 20th anniversary with elegant new product lines, including our Suzanne White line of versatile dinnerware featuring soft whites and clean curves.

Karlsburger Foods (Booth 1744), a manufacturer and distributor of high quality soup bases, sauces, gravies, spices and seasonings blends, will showcase its new pantry line of clean label bases and its full line of savory flavors that are easy to use.

Kwik-Covers (Booth 1062) is announcing new polyester Kwik-Skirts for tables, which are available in red, white, blue, green, black, gold and maroon. Additionally, we are also introducing Kwik-Stage Skirts, which come in white or black, in 8, 16 or 24 inches high, by 12 feet long.

Leafware (Booth 820), a leading manufacturer of sustainable dinnerware, is expanding its patent pending Grab-N-Go palm containers line. This innovation will help food-service businesses with the food transportation process and ability to create high-end presentations, all while decreasing spending costs. Leafware also offers customizable options, adding a personalized touch to your dinnerware.

LeoLight (Booth 911) is thrilled to launch VIEWS clear-can chafing fuel, providing users with the ability to see the volume of fuel left in a can, after use. LeoLight is also announcing its partnership with IMAGILIGHTS, a European-designed, wireless, rechargeable, and weatherproof tabletop LED ambiance product.

Libbey Inc. (Booth 1407), the industry expert in trends and the full tabletop experience, is featuring several new and exciting products including, The Master’s Reserve Performa Collection of premium glassware, Shabby Chic dinnerware by Schönwald and the expansion of the Infinium Collection of upscale plastic drinkware.  

Mayesh Wholesale Florist (Booth 1601) announces Luxe Blooms, its new line of high-end, boutique flowers sourced from artisan growers around the world. These luxe flowers are longer-lasting with longer stems, more blooms and bigger heads.

Mercer Culinary (Booth 769) is introducing Precision Plus™, a new line of plating tongs that enable easy placement of almost any type of food or garnish where needed, for creative and elegant presentations. These tongs feature less tension, raised, cross-hatch grips on the outside, and serrated tong tips on the inside.

Modern Event Furniture (Booth 1231) is introducing its new Riviera transparent acrylic collection to the MEF line. This collection includes clean, classic, campaign style lines available in stainless, gold and rose gold finishes that will blend seamlessly in your next event.

Mrs. Wheat’s New Orleans Meat Pies (Booth 251) is showcasing and offering samples of its Cajun Crawfish Pie, Creole Hot Sausage Pie and Crab and Artichoke Pie at Catersource 2017.

Modernist Pantry (Booth 1242) is excited to introduce EverCrisp Breader and Batter Boost, which is guaranteed to keep fried foods crispy for up to 3 hours and 47 minutes, even in hot holding and takeout containers.

Nowsta (Booth 809), a web-based platform that allows caterers to communicate with their staff via mobile app or SMS, is showcasing its integrated scheduling, time and attendance, and payroll software.

Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats (Booth 548) is introducing additional slice counts for Nueske’s Sliced Applewood Smoked Bacon and Sliced Uncured Wild Cherrywood Smoked Bacon. These additions provide caterers with more versatility for smoked bacon options. 

Oneida (Booth 648), the dining innovation leader, proudly introduces the finely crafted and beautifully functional Terra Verde line. Designed to whet your diner’s appetite, it pairs perfectly with our Artisan dinnerware and is aesthetically aligned with today’s trend market.

Oregon Fruit Products (Booth 1030), a processor and manufacturer of value-added fruit-based products since 1935, announces the launch of their new premium Compotes. Perfect for desserts, sauces and baking, these compotes add expanded culinary application to Oregon Fruit Products’ Fruit in Hand Original and Velvet line of pourable fruit.

Packnwood (Booth #653), a manufacturer of innovative food service products, is showcasing two brand new products, its Street Eats Cone with dipping sauce holder in newsprint, and its design compostable Grab&Go coffee cups and containers.

Perdue Foods (booth 1627), the leader in supplying premium poultry to the foodservice marketplace, introduces a portfolio of USDA Certified Organic, non-GMO free range chicken products. Perdue’s commitment and approach to animal welfare and no antibiotics ever, makes the brand one of the most trusted advantage-claim providers in the industry.

Pick On Us (Booth 1342) will release Custom It!, a sales tool for caterers, which contains custom printed eco-friendly bamboo and wood, picks and stirrers, and is supported with an online sample request portal.

PigOut Roasters (Booth 1010) is excited to launch two new products, a table top carving system for indoor events and a new charcoal rotisserie, for use over a charcoal fire pit. Both products are the perfect addition to barbeque and luau-themed parties.

Polar Leasing Company (Booth 721) is showcasing a new addition to its line of outdoor walk-in refrigeration and freezer units, the 8’x20’ Pallet Door unit. This combination unit was designed for loading and unloading of larger items, and features a heavily reinforced door, large enough to fit a 54” hand pallet jack inside.

PS Furniture (Booth 953) is introducing our new MAXX-IC™ Tables and Packages, which feature MAXX Edge® combined with our patented Internal Connector (IC) and four plywood stain options. This combination makes MAXX-IC™ Tables the perfect economical choice for reception tables.

Pure Napkin is proud to announce it has developed new trays for its bamboo-based, environmentally friendly, compressed napkins. The company now offers gift bag packages with engraved trays for any catering event, making table decorations and events more memorable.

RadioBoss 2-Way Radios (Booth 1243) is announcing the new RadioBoss LR & LB, the smallest two-way radios with an external speaker on the market. RadioBoss earpieces and headsets provide the smallest wireless communications setup for convenient and efficient communications.

Rao’s Homemade (Booth 1045) is announcing a new sauce variety to its sauce portfolio, Tomato Herb Sauce! The current portfolio includes favorites such as Marinara, Sensitive Marinara, Vodka, 4-Cheese, Tomato Basil and Garden Vegetable, as well as regional Italian favorites including Arrabbiata, Puttanesca, Artichoke, Roasted Garlic, Roasted Eggplant, and Pizza Sauce.

Rubbermaid® Commercial Products (Booth 521) is showcasing the Color-Coded Foodservice System, designed to help commercial kitchens reduce cross-contamination and foodborne illness. The color-coded line includes storage containers and prep tools, and seven color options to help facilitate the safe handling of raw meat, poultry, dairy, seafood, cooked meat, produce and potential allergens.

Rosenthal Sambonet Paderno (Booth 1539) will showcase Italian Buffet, the innovative solution for any caterer looking to spruce up the presentation of their cuisine. Our customizable display puts the power of creativity in your hands; allowing for the perfect buffet presentation, tailor-made to fit any occasion.

Sagra Inc. (Booth 1153) is introducing its new Liege Waffles, also known as the street waffle of Belgium. Stop by our booth to watch the Liege Waffles being made with imported pearl sugar and cooked on Sagra Inc.’s new cast-iron Liege Waffle Iron.

SEARCH Foundation (Booth 925) is launching SEARCH 100, a community of 100 event professionals who give back monthly to assist special event, meeting and hospitality professionals in crisis. SEARCH Foundation will be accepting signups at its booth at Catersource 2017. 

Service Ideas (Booth 1431), a leading innovator in the service industry, will showcase a new way to enhance beverage service with custom hydro dipping and liquid painting on your favorite products. It is also debuting the Double Wall Party Tub and a Slim Line Thermal Container, great for large-volume beverage service.

SmokinTex (Booth 871), a manufacturer and distributor of commercial meat smokers, is excited to demonstrate The Cold Smoke Plate’s ability to cold smoke a variety of food, including cheese and salmon.     

Snap Drape Brands (Booth 1452), your source for tabletop décor, is showcasing its new Themescape packages that piece together interior décor and design, and Table in a Snap, a plastic folding table with a black stretch cover included.

Social Tables (Booth 1426) will be introducing a rebuild of our software from the ground up. The new Social Tables features quicker load times, the ability to easily manage more rooms, tables and events, and an intuitive interface that’s simple to pick up. 

SOLIA INC (Booth 1445), an innovative manufacturer in sugarcane pulp, bamboo, palm leaf, cardboard, plastic and glass disposable products for tableware and food packaging, is announcing the launch of its new Eskoffie mini dishes, inspired by traditional French cooking.

Something Different Linen (Booth 1444) is expanding its digital printing capabilities to offer dye sublimation aluminum photo panels, available in several sizes.

South Street Tablecloth Co. (Booth 744) is introducing new 126-inch-wide width polyester tablecloths, which are the heaviest weight in the industry and available in 74 polyester colors.

Southern Champion Tray (Booth 662), manufacturers of folding paper and carton and trays in paperboard, is excited to celebrate its 90th anniversary by showcasing “The Big Kahuna” at Catersource 2017.

Stalkmarket (Booth 1145) is showing its new, expanded line of compostable dinnerware products for the catering industry. The new products feature an award-winning design, evoking the message of simple elegance, and are 100 percent compostable, without the look and feel of a typical disposable tableware.

StaffSmart (Booth 1639) is showcasing the broad release of its game-changing staffing software and partnership with Total Party Planner. When using the software and companion app, caterers and event planners experience unparalleled ease, efficiency and cost savings. 

Steelite International (Booth 831), a world-leading manufacturer of award-winning tabletop solutions is excited to showcase our latest tableware pattern, Willow. The Willow range offers multi-level presentation through a series of embossed, wide-rim gourmet plates designed for fine dining, banqueting operations and premium presentation.

Sterno Products (Booth 1301) will feature the latest in their line of Windguard Fold Away Chafers. The new Chalkboard Chafer folds flat, making it easy to transport and store, and operators can use liquid chalk to describe the contents of the chafer.

SunButter (Booth 560), the leading sunflower seed spread, is excited to showcase its full line of field-to-table sunflower butter. SunButter is packed with 7 grams of protein and contains more essential vitamins and minerals than most nut butters, plus it's free from the top eight food allergens.

Sunkist® (Booth 639) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Pro Series Citrus Juicer, a smaller, more compact juicer, offering the same Sunkist® quality. This juicer is able to extract up to ten gallons per hour with its high torque direct-drive motor and is crafted in the USA.

Swiss Chalet Fine Foods (Booth 1148) will be showcasing several new products at Catersource 2017 including La Rose Noire Chouchous, Les Petitclairs to Europa mousse mixes, Menu Dorati semi-dried tomatoes and much more.

Synergy International (Booth 1143) is announcing its upgraded cloud and mobile solutions for iPhone, Android, and Windows tablets, which improve the productivity of both on-site and off-site personnel. By utilizing Microsoft’s Azure cloud technologies, Synergy International ensures businesses are always running at maximum efficiency.

The Brand Booth (Booth 927), the official photo booth of the Sunday Welcome to NOLA Networking Reception, will showcase several new photo booth features at Catersource 2017, including digital props and advanced data capture and analytics.

Tony Chachere’s Creole Foods (Booth 921) is excited to feature several flavorful samples of traditional Louisiana Creole Cuisine at Catersource 2017. Stop by our booth to sample jambalaya, seafood gumbo, shrimp and fried catfish, all seasoned with our products.  

TOSSWARE (Booth 426), the makers of upscale, disposable drinkware that is recyclable, shatterproof, and BPA-free, is proud to introduce its sampler series. In four, six, & seven ounces, the sampler series is perfect for tray pass & tastings.

Total Party Planner (Booth 1131), the software designed from a caterer’s perspective, is announcing upgrades to its mobile application for iOS and Android devices. By giving users the ability to view, add and update event specific tasks, TPP is setting the standard as the leading innovator of catering software.

VerTerra Dinnerware (Booth 1313) is announcing two patent-pending concepts, the world’s first single-use cheeseboard, and VENTO (Variable Bento), a line of bento boxes and service ware that further minimize space and enhance the functionality of its award-winning, collapsible box line.

Victoria Lekach (Booth 861) is announcing a new innovative line of placemats, POINTS, which includes a napkin ring, allowing users to set a beautiful table with just one piece.

Villeroy & Boch (Booth 1630), a German porcelain manufacturer, is excited to introduce its new Broggi Nature buffetware, as well as its new Ariane brand of dinnerware at Catersource 2017.

Vision Furniture (Booth 569) is introducing its new outdoor grilling experience, the OFYR. This interactive, wood fire grill from the Netherlands is a chef-driven product meant to be the focal point of any outdoor event. Stop by the VF booth to the see the sculptural and functional design of the OFYR.

WNA (Booth 1221) is excited to introduce our newest array of disposables; our Seasonals™ printed plate collection and ready-to-use Reflections® pocket napkins. Visit our booth to see how we create unique tablescapes with these new products.

Zipwhip (Booth 1327), text messaging for your existing business phone number, will be demonstrating how its cloud-based platform enhances company communication internally and externally, in both sales and marketing.


Catersource is the world’s premier event for catering and events professionals, welcoming thousands of attendees from around the globe March 12-15, 2017 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

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