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Who's News in Catering for October 17, 2020

Ronnie Davis Production has launched RDP Virtual Event Services which will continue the company’s decades-long history of producing events, now including virtual, with amazing strategic partners who are all experts in their fields.  

RDP Virtual Events will manage the entire event, from conception through execution. Our in house team of experts work with you to identify your event goals and objects then design the program including creating initial concepts, choosing the right platform, supplying all required personnel and equipment, managing the run of show, booking talent and entertainment, and even coaching your presenters to maximize their effectiveness. 



The RK Group has completed redevelopment of its newest venue, the Red Berry Estate.  

The 80-plus-acre Red Berry estate and its 70-year-old mansion on the East Side have been transformed into a mixed-use meeting, event and residential destination. 


Loews Hotels & Co announces the appointment of Patrick Barrett, general manager, Loews New Orleans Hotel, Younes Atallah, general manager, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, and Reggie Dominique, managing director, Loews Hollywood Hotel. 


The SEARCH Foundation, a 501(c)3 dedicated to assisting hospitality & event professionals in crisis, is pleased to announce their incoming board of directors:

  • Chairwoman – Kate Patay, CPCE
  • Vice Chair – Patrick McMichael, CSEP
  • Treasurer – Larry Green
  • Secretary – David Lombardo
  • Immediate Past Chair – Rick Turner
  • Executive Advisor – Joann Roth-Oseary
  • Directors: Nick Borelli, Judy Brillhart, CSEP, Evan Carbotti, Mark Catuogno, Thuy Diep, Bobby
  • Dutton, Jerry Hellman, Stephanie Jayko, CSEP, Frank Puleo, Michele Polci, CPCE, CMP, India
  • Rhodes, CSEP, Thomas Whelan Jr., JC York


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