Catersource is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

All Content

Catersource ACE Awards

The Catersource Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) Award recognizes companies that have shown noteworthy achievement in the catering industry through culinary, business, community and professional development. Five winners will be chosen annually on a regional basis, one each from the Midwest, South, East, West and International regions.

Tabletop Contest

A well-dressed table is a key part of any event—large or small. Pull out your most creative and unique ideas and show us what a table for eight should look like! Prizes will be awarded for Most Innovative, Most Viable Concept and Most Creative, as judged by the Catersource Advisory Board, and Best of Show, as judged by Conference attendees.

New Vendor Referral Program

When you send a new company referral* to Catersource, and they in turn book a booth at the 2015 Tradeshow, we’ll give you a display ad in our new On The Market Now monthly email showcase. This free ad will give you the opportunity to showcase your product or service in the inboxes of our...

Our Upcoming Events

Fill out the Early Interest Form >> ​ The Art of Catering Food is jam-packed with action and up-close and personal learning experiences. Everything demonstrated and presented on stage is available to taste, and you’ll have one-on-one conversations with some of the industry’s most influential...


The 2014 Conference & Tradeshow brings you brand new speakers with brand new topics. View the outline below for the education lineup for Sunday, March 23, 2014 and start planning your schedule now. NACE CPCE Fast Track Seminar Sunday, March 23, 2014, 8:00 am – 5:15 pm Kate Patay, CPCE, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing, Creative...

Media Access

Pre-authorized members of the media will be granted complimentary access to certain aspects of our events.
 Request a Media Pass 
 To request a media pass to an upcoming Conference, please email [email protected] . Please include your name, publication, title and a link to at least one bylined article within the last six months.


Companies large and small have found great success at the Catersource Tradeshow. Hear what some of them have to say: 2014 Exhibitors "Without question, Catersource is one of the most important shows we participate in." SternoCandleLamp "We see hundreds of excited and inspired catering...


For chefs, cooks, owners and just about anyone who wants to make cuisine the main event, The Art of Catering Food will help you learn trends and techniques used by successful chefs throughout the industry. Learn from experts and your peers during three days of culinary-intensive sessions. Develop...