CSES 2017

View all available CSES 2017 files below:


Date Session Title Start Time End Time
2017-03-12

Catering in the Big Easy. It's Not Just about Rice and Beans

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 08:45:00-04:00 - 09:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Alan Ehrich, Executive Chef, Audubon Nature Institute
08:45:00-04:00 09:15:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Defining Your Company Culture...Your Biggest ROI...

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 09:15:00-04:00 - 10:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Jolie Oree Bailey, Executive Chef / Owner, Low Country Quisine
09:15:00-04:00 10:15:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Welcome to the Family!..Business

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 09:15:00-04:00 - 10:15:00-04:00


General Session Files:
09:15:00-04:00 10:15:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Molecular What?...The Beginners Guide to Incorporating Common Molecular Cooking Techniques

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 09:15:00-04:00 - 10:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Renee Miner, Chief Event Designer, Empyrean Events and Catering
09:15:00-04:00 10:15:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Spice Hoarder

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 09:25:00-04:00 - 09:55:00-04:00


General Session Files:
09:25:00-04:00 09:55:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Flavors from the Asian Tropical Islands of the Pacific Rim

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 10:45:00-04:00


General Session Files:
10:15:00-04:00 10:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Growing Your Company with a Plan

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 10:30:00-04:00 - 11:30:00-04:00


General Session Files:
10:30:00-04:00 11:30:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Consulting is the Most Cost Effective Way to Improve Your Catering Business

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 10:30:00-04:00 - 11:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Carl Sacks, Director, Leading Caterers of America
10:30:00-04:00 11:30:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Working on a Recipe to Successfully Spark Employee Engagement in Your Kitchen

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 11:30:00-04:00 - 12:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
11:30:00-04:00 12:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Event Energy Redefined: Leveraging Your Local Entertainment for the Ultimate Guest Experience

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Ryan Pflumm, Owner, SPIN
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

The Leadership Triangle. Developing Your Leadership IQ

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Bill Pannhoff, Owner, B & B Catering & Events
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Welcome to the New Era of Foodservice: Capitalizing on Current & Emerging Food Culture Trends

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Justin Davis, Senior Manager, Insights & Strategy, Tyson Hospitality
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Presentation is Everything, Including the Way YOU Look!

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Susan Bocks, Presidential Event and Hospitality Director, Hope College
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Sweet Sensations. Allergen Friendly Desserts

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Bonnie Kravitz, Executive Pastry Chef, Daniel et Daniel
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Transitioning from Rustic to Old World Luxury & Beyond

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Shereé Bochenek, Creative Director, Après Party and Tent Rental
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

7 Steps to Yes. Proposals for the High End Wedding

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Terrica Skaggs, Owner / Lifestyle Event Planner, Cocktails & Details
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Marketing Showdown: AdWords vs. Content Marketing

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 14:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
13:00:00-04:00 14:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

The "How To" Plan for Creating an Unforgettable Destination Wedding

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 14:15:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Chezelle Rodriguez, Destination Wedding Specialist, Chezelle Dezines (CD Weddings)
14:15:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Building a Strong Service Team that STAYS With You in a Competitive Job Market, Part 1

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 14:15:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
14:15:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

One in a Million! How to Hire a Potentially Great Salesperson

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 14:15:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Meryl Snow, Consultant, Certified Catering Consultants
14:15:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Good, Great, or Not for Me. Exclusive Catering Venue Contracts

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 14:15:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Elizabeth Desibia, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Russell Morin Catering & Events
14:15:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

How to Make Your Business Salable

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 14:15:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Carl Sacks, Director, Leading Caterers of America
14:15:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

The Price is Right: Turning a Profit in the Events Industry

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 14:15:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Kristin Banta, CEO and Creative Director, Kristin Banta Events
14:15:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Menu Development Processes that Work!!

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:00:00-04:00 - 15:30:00-04:00


General Session Files:
15:00:00-04:00 15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Flavors of Change

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:35:00-04:00 - 16:05:00-04:00


Speaker - Travis Johnson, District Executive Chef Louisanna, Sodexo
15:35:00-04:00 16:05:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Listen Up & Sell More!

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Alan Berg, Marketing Guru, AlanBerg.com
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Le Chateau. Transforming a Historic Property into a Modern Event Space

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Joanna Sherriff, General Manager, The Waterview/Joanna Sherriff
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Growth... Growing Your People Passion, and Company

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Anthony Lambatos, Owner, Footers Catering
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Lights, Camera, Action Stations

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Todd Annis, Executive Chef, Bold American Events
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Ice Workshop. Beverage Ice

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Chad Hartson, Owner, Ice Creations
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Massive Designs that Travel Small

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Cynthia Lopell, President, CL22 Productions
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Repeat Business. How to Get It and Keep It

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Michael Rosman, Owner, TheCorporateCaterer.com
15:45:00-04:00 16:45:00-04:00
2017-03-12

The Culinary Toolbelt. Tools Every Chef Needs for Their Events

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 16:40:00-04:00 - 17:10:00-04:00


Speaker - Adam Gooch, Executive Chef, Common Plea Catering
16:40:00-04:00 17:10:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Raising the Bar with Chef Emily Ellyn. Crafted Mocktail Mixology

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:00:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Emily Ellyn, Retro Rad Chef, Emily Ellyn Productions
17:00:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Win Them Over Everytime with Top Notch Tastings

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:00:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
17:00:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

One in a Million! How to Train, Coach & Mentor a Potentially Great Salesperson

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:00:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Meryl Snow, Consultant, Certified Catering Consultants
17:00:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

From the Inquiry to the Wedding. Designing an On-Premise Sales Program

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:00:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
17:00:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

The Leadership Triangle. Developing Leaders in Your Company

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:00:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Bill Pannhoff, Owner, B & B Catering & Events
17:00:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

Setting Boundaries with Your Clients

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:00:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Melissa Tibben, Co-Owner & Director of Sales and Operations, Attitude on Food
17:00:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-12

One Ingredient. The Battle of 4 Prep Methods

Date: 2017-03-12
Time: 17:15:00-04:00 - 18:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
17:15:00-04:00 18:00:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Creating a Shadow Salesforce with Menu Packages

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


General Session Files:
10:15:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Expanding Your Business through Online Marketing and Automation

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


General Session Files:
10:15:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

More than Menus: Renovating Your Role on Campus

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


General Session Files:
10:15:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

When Your Team Knows the Score, They Play Differently

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Kristin Beman, Director of Sales, Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering, a Dsquared Company
10:15:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

The Leadership Triangle. Developing Leadership Skills for Every Situation

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Bill Pannhoff, Owner, B & B Catering & Events
10:15:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Appetizer Blitz!! 30 New Inspired Appetizers for Your Menus

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 10:15:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Eric LeVine, Chef / Partner, Morris Tap and Grill
10:15:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Plate Design. The Difference Between Good and Great

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 11:00:00-04:00 - 11:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Rachanee Teipen, Executive Chef, Thomas Caterers of Distinction
11:00:00-04:00 11:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Managing Your Pennies in the Kitchen

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 11:45:00-04:00 - 12:15:00-04:00


General Session Files:
11:45:00-04:00 12:15:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Zero Waste for Caterers... From the Kitchen to the Event

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Amy Brown, Co-Owner, Chowgirls Killer Catering
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Vetting Cost Control Systems for Your Catering Operation

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Mark Kelnhofer, President & CEO, Return On Ingredients LLC
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Promoting your Venue... on a Shoestring

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Adam Suggett, Regional Sales Director, Service Systems Associates Inc
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Take & Tweak: Putting Your Own Spin on Great Ideas

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Joe Mineo, Owner, Joe Mineo Creative
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Manage Your Sales Team to Peak Performance

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Jennifer Perna, Vice President of Sales, Blue Plate
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Beyond the Bouquet. Design Elements & Florals for Today's Weddings

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - David Everett, Senior Wedding and Event Designer, The JDK Group
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

FoMO - The Most Powerful Tool for Event Design

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Nick Borelli, President, Borelli Strategies
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

7 Numbers Every Caterer Should Know

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Anthony Lambatos, Owner, Footers Catering
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

10 Creative Ways to Use Your Reviews to Make More Money

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 12:45:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Alan Berg, Marketing Guru, AlanBerg.com
12:45:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Dancing Desserts: Interactive Dessert Stations

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 13:40:00-04:00 - 14:10:00-04:00


Speaker - Bonnie Kravitz, Executive Pastry Chef, Daniel et Daniel
13:40:00-04:00 14:10:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Food is Serious Business...the Importance of a Food and Beverage Savvy Sales Team

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 14:30:00-04:00 - 15:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Barbara Brass, Vice President of Catering Sales, Wolfgang Puck Catering
14:30:00-04:00 15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Celebrate! Not Just Tolerate: Attracting the LBGTQ Market

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 14:30:00-04:00 - 15:30:00-04:00


General Session Files:
14:30:00-04:00 15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

You Can't Eat What?!!!!

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 14:30:00-04:00 - 15:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
14:30:00-04:00 15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Are You Running Lean? Increase Profits by Eliminating 8 Wastes

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 14:30:00-04:00 - 15:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Vijay Goel, Owner, Bite Catering Couture
14:30:00-04:00 15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Farm to Table 2.0

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 14:30:00-04:00 - 15:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Jeff McClure, Vice President Global Executive Chef, Sodexo
14:30:00-04:00 15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Guiding Your Business through Transitions

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 14:30:00-04:00 - 15:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Heidi Brice, Director of Catering Orlando, Puff 'n Stuff Events|Catering
14:30:00-04:00 15:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Wrap It Up. Creative Appetizers Wrapped and Rolled

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 15:15:00-04:00 - 16:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Eric LeVine, Chef / Partner, Morris Tap and Grill
15:15:00-04:00 16:00:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Do We Take Percentages or Money to the Bank?

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Stephen Zilli, COO, Zilli Hospitality Group
15:45:00-04:00 16:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

10.5 Concepts that Could Change Your Life

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Renee Miner, Chief Event Designer, Empyrean Events and Catering
15:45:00-04:00 16:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

The Millennial Client: How to Attract Them, Communicate with Them, and Wow Them:

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Megan Gillikin, Owner and Lead Consultant, A Southern Soiree
15:45:00-04:00 16:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

The ABCs of the Catering Services Agreement Ts & Cs

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:30:00-04:00


Speaker - Roy Porter, Engage Works, Engage Works
15:45:00-04:00 16:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Burgers & Bourbon. Pairing Spirits with Small Bites

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 15:45:00-04:00 - 16:30:00-04:00


General Session Files:
15:45:00-04:00 16:30:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Elevate the Plate

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 16:30:00-04:00 - 17:00:00-04:00


General Session Files:
16:30:00-04:00 17:00:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Social Media Made Easy: Tips for using Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram & Linkedin

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 16:45:00-04:00 - 17:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Beth Braen, President, Beth Braen & Co
16:45:00-04:00 17:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Wedding Bliss. Trends & Inspirations for Wedding Menus

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 16:45:00-04:00 - 17:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Joanne Purnell, Chef de Cuisine / Executive VP, Good Gracious! Events
16:45:00-04:00 17:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Food Truck Catering 101

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 16:45:00-04:00 - 17:45:00-04:00


General Session Files:
16:45:00-04:00 17:45:00-04:00
2017-03-13

Upcycling & the #nowastechef. New Ideas for the Zero Waste Kitchen

Date: 2017-03-13
Time: 17:05:00-04:00 - 17:50:00-04:00


General Session Files:
17:05:00-04:00 17:50:00-04:00
2017-03-14

David Merrell's 2017 Creative Engagement Environments

Date: 2017-03-14
Time: 09:15:00-04:00 - 10:30:00-04:00


Speaker - David Merrell, Creative Director, AOO Events
09:15:00-04:00 10:30:00-04:00
2017-03-14

Quality Beef Options for Every Occasion

Date: 2017-03-14
Time: 11:15:00-04:00 - 11:55:00-04:00


Speaker - Diana Clark, Meat Scientist, Certified Angus Beef LLC
11:15:00-04:00 11:55:00-04:00
2017-03-14

Hands-on: Setting the Dining Area Quickly with Ease!

Date: 2017-03-14
Time: 13:00:00-04:00 - 13:45:00-04:00


Speaker - Roy Porter, Engage Works, Engage Works
13:00:00-04:00 13:45:00-04:00
2017-03-15

Building a Catering Division from Your Restaurant or Franchise Unit(s)

Date: 2017-03-15
Time: 08:45:00-04:00 - 09:25:00-04:00


Speaker - Michael Rosman, Owner, TheCorporateCaterer.com
08:45:00-04:00 09:25:00-04:00
2017-03-15

Creating a Competition Proof Corporate Catering Business

Date: 2017-03-15
Time: 10:30:00-04:00 - 11:15:00-04:00


Speaker - Michael Attias, President/Founder, Restaurant Catering Systems
10:30:00-04:00 11:15:00-04:00
2017-03-15

Let My Pain Be Your Gain

Date: 2017-03-15
Time: 11:20:00-04:00 - 12:00:00-04:00


Speaker - Michael Rosman, Owner, TheCorporateCaterer.com
11:20:00-04:00 12:00:00-04:00