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Who's News for February 13, 2021

The International Caterers Association is now accepting nominations for its 2021 CATIE Awards Program. The spirit of the Catered Arts Through Innovative Excellence Awards (CATIES) is to recognize achievements of exemplary production at an event. Submit your entries today!

Categories for this year's CATIES are: 

  • Best Appeetizer
  • NEW! Best at Home Celebration
  • Best Catering Event
  • NEW! Best Catering for a Micro Event
  • NEW! Best Catering for a Virtual Event
  • Best Catered Wedding
  • Best Dessert
  • Best Food or Beverage Trend Incorporation
  • Best Hors d'oeuvre
  • Best Main Course
  • Best Small Plate
  • NEW! Best Social Distancing Innovation or Solution
  • Caterer of the Year
  • Chef of the Year
  • NEW! Front Line Hero Program or Effort

The nomination deadline is February 26. Learn more here.


Butterball Foodservice has launched a new website that will quickly connect operators with much needed resources, tools and information. The site revamp emerges as the need for strategies to counter the significant losses of the past year becomes urgent. Enhanced capabilities and an updated design improve the user experience on and provide efficient access to comprehensive product detail, trending recipe applications and industry and consumer insights as operators navigate a recovery-focused period. 

  • Progressive Web Application: allows for high performance and processing, as well as undisrupted access to content, even in areas with an unstable internet connection.
  • Unified Search: makes finding relevant information faster and simpler with suggested results to direct operators to related topics.
  • Content-Focused Optimizations: improved page layouts and filtering capabilities allow operators to access the specific products and recipes they need, with ease. 



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