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We Want Your Photos!

Catersource is on the lookout for photos to be published in both Catersource magazine and on the Catersource website.

In particular, we are interested in photos showcasing your catering expertise. Photos might highlight your plated entrées, or maybe your tasty bite-sized creations. And of course we can't forget about the beautiful cocktails.

The Catersource Conference & Tradeshow, co-located with The Special Event, is heading to Miami July 19 – 22, 2021. Immerse yourself in an inspiring and safe event focused on the new trends and opportunities in catering and events! Learn more.

We also welcome photos of table setups, stationary, florals, event guests and any other photos you think may lend themselves to any of our future publications. 

We are currently looking for photos taken in 2020 or 2021 of:

  • Entrées

  • Hors d'ouevres

  • Desserts

  • Action stations

  • Buffets

  • Cocktails

  • And more

So, take a look through your digital photo albums, solicit photos from colleagues and vendor partners, and share your photos with us!

How to submit photos?

  • Acceptable file formats: JPEG, PNG, TIFFs

  • Only electronic, high-resolution photos can be used. 

  • Preferred file size: 8x10 at 300 dpi

  • When possible, please upload photos to a file sharing site (ex. Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, WeTransfer.) 

  • If you are not able to upload to shared drive, please send individual photos to [email protected]

  • To submit photos, send an email to [email protected] with the following information: 

    • Link to the shared folder (if applicable)
    • Company name
    • The photographer’s name, agency, and any copyright information. Where possible, ensure permission from the photographer.
    • A full caption with as much detail about the photo as possible including recipe information.

Examples of past photos we have used in publications


Classic plated dinner service is making a comeback. Here, vintage-style gold rimmed plates and flatware rachet up the specialness of the service.  Photo courtesy Richard Emmanuel Photography & Video. 

Individual was the name of the game for much of 2020 as caterers, balancing safety and style, opted for individual appetizers, with a little help from the humble cloche, like these s'mores bites ftrom Hospitality Collaborative, Los Angeles, CA. Photo courtesy Ryan Phillips.

Toque Catering, Victoria, BC, was a 2020 ACE Awards nominee for itts wedding at the Bilston Creek Lavender Farm. These ice cream-filled macarons take us out of our COVID-19 funk and into the essence of a beautiful spring/summer wedding. Photo courtesy Tyson Airaksinen Photography. 

Thank you for sharing your photos!

Disclaimer: By submitting images, you acknowledge that you own the right to share them, and allow Catersource permission to use them editorially.




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