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Tribute to a Legend

Remembering Michael Roman and an award in his honor Catersource founder Michael Roman was the first to believe in the strength and contributions of our industry. He saw the opportunity to educate and inspire and created Catersource to help catering and event professionals reach their full potential.

The Monday Night Party, Muse

In Greek mythology, the muses are nine goddesses, the daughters of Zeus, who ruled over the arts and sciences and have inspired creative thought leaders throughout history. Today, the muses still serve as the artists’ inspiration for the producers of the Monday night party at the Catersource and...


From sales and marketing techniques, to menu and presentation ideas, to in-depth analysis of what the bride really wants, the Wedding Track covers a broad range of topics designed to help you succeed in this highly competitive market. Sessions in the Wedding Track include: How to Build and Manage a...


Education Crafted for Building a Successful Catering Company We all know that catering is hard work, especially when you're running a small- to medium-sized business. But whether you're just starting out or you're small by choice, it's refreshing to know that there are plenty of others like you who...

Xperience Stages

More€ˆeducation in a smaller, interactive format The Catersource Xperience Stages will feature quick, interactive presentations on small stages that will Xamine the newest culinary techniques, latest design trends and cutting-edge marketing ideas. Throughout the Conference, these live 30–minute...

Meet Catersource Ambassador, Bill Pannhoff

Bill Pannhoff has over 30 years experience in catering, currently as president of the highly successful catering company in North Carolina. He is highly regarded as an educator and mentor to middle market caterers, at all different stages of their business life cycle.

Additional features give add value to the Catersource Conference!

In addition to the 100+ sessions and demos, the award-winning Tradeshow, the inspring evening events and informational lunch options, and the countless new ideas from contests...the Catersource Conference also offers these additional features: GOOD MORNING! Start your day off with complimentary...

The Las Vegas Culinary Challenge at Catersource

Come and join in the excitement as six teams of two battle it out in this exciting live mystery box competition at the Las Vegas Convention Center. All six teams are by invitation only. They include:

Education Stages

Located throughout the exhibition floor at the Las Vegas Conference Center, the Catering & Events Innovations Stage, Show Intel Stage and& Hands-on Demo Arena offer dozens of sessions and demos that will add to the wealth of knowledge you take home! Tuesday, March 25 Show Intel Stage ...