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In Pictures: The Event Experience

Did you know that the 2023 Catersource + The Special Event is just 216 days from now? Let’s take a look at the Event Experience from Anaheim this past year as we reminisce and prepare for Orlando in 2023.

And keep an eye out for the 2023 agenda in the next few months! 

All photos courtesy WASIO Photography unless otherwise noted.


Guests received a grand welcome upon their arrival to the Event Experience held at the House of Blues.

One of the hottest catering trends of the year are hawker trays, as a way to wow guests and provide Instagram-able moments.

The menu during the Event Experience featured: Angus Beef Sliders (with cheddar cheese, ramoulade, lettuce, and pickles), Crispy Cauliflower Tempura (with sambal aioli), and Petite Crab Cakes (with mustard vinaigrette, and apple fennel slaw).

A tower of Fench macarons brought a pop of color (and sweetness) to the event.

The Company Men offered up a great playlist of boyband favorites (The Commodores, the Backstreet boy, Boys II Men, etc.)

Several acrobatic performances occured throughout the event.

Having a coffee station will give guests the added caffeine boost at the end of the night they may need to keep the party going. One of the most unique (and flavorful) offerings during the Event Experience was a lavendar honey latte. 

Boozy cotton candy has become extremely popular at events. Flavors during the Event Experience included sangria, gin martinia, and pink champagne. 

Don't send your guests home empty handed! Favor bags are great surprises at the end of the nigh. The gift bags during the Event Experience included CDs for several of the night's performerrs, including the Company Men.