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Who's News for February 6, 2021

Heather Hofmann has been appointed Director of Sales for Bold Catering & Design. Hofmann brings to the table over three decades of multi-facet restaurant, hotel, resort & catering experience. Hofmann has been at the helm of 2,000+ room award-winning resorts & spas, restaurant grand openings and directed food & beverage teams across the southeast before relocating from the central Florida area to Atlanta. 

An active member of NACE, ILEA and ICA, Hofmann’s pursuit to bring new business and fresh ideas to the Bold events team is substantiated by her luxury sales and strategies experience coupled with a passion for good food that evolved at a young age through organic gardening. Working for Walt Disney World for 12 years strengthened her desire to prioritize service delivery and value the variety of off-premise catering and design and how to utilize the distinctiveness of each space and venue. In her new role, Hofmann will be leading a dynamic and skilled sales team representing a wide range of interests, capabilities & expertise. 


Buffet MP LLC ,an American-owned, Chicago-based international import company specializing in unique dinnerware, table linens and other luxury items geared towards the home, has been offered the exclusive American distribution of premium cotton PPE face masks produced by one of the largest fabric mills in Europe. 

  • Laboratory tested and European-certified 
  • Manufactured on machines custom made in Germany 
  • Utilize fabric and elastiv woven especially for masks 
  • Provide the highest level of safety and comfort 


Barilla has been awarded the 2021 Catalyst Award for initiatives that have accelerated progress for women and increased inclusion for all within its organizations around the world. Barilla is being honored for its turnaround to become a model of inclusion for their LGBTQ+ employees and all underrepresented groups working for the family-owned company. 

Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Founded in 1962, for more than 30 years Catalyst has bestowed the Catalyst Awards to recognize exceptional initiatives that corporations have taken to accelerate and advance women into their leadership - because progress for women is progress for everyone. 



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