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Monique BoydDirector of Special Events & CateringLegends Hospitality at AT&T Stadium (Dallas Cowboys)

Monique Boyd of Legends Hospitality leads one of the most innovative special events programs in the industry at one of the world’s premier sports and entertainment destinations. AT&T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys, continually sets precedent as a host to history making events and experiences. Boyd and her team of impassioned professionals – all completely inspired in a deep dedication to continually exceeding guest expectation – design and produce experiences around each college and professional game, international sports competition and A-list concerts with creativity that wows every time. Boyd brings 15-plus years of special event catering and operations to each custom event for clients, having brought her talents to such landmarks as The Dallas Museum of Art, The Ballpark in Arlington (now Globe Life Park) Home of the Texas Rangers, and Carlson Hotels. Overseeing a diverse team of Event Managers, Banquet Managers, Conversion staff and 150+ team of waiters, Boyd’s palette for creativity at AT&T Stadium is 200,000 square feet of event space (30 Event Spaces – Including the Field), where she oversee 400 plus private events per year, executing $50.1 million in special events catering since 2013. Among her milestone events are the 2014 NCAA Final Four Men’s Basketball Championship, 2016 WWE WrestleMania, the inaugural 2015 College Football Playoff Championship, the 2016 Academy of Country Music, the 2016 opening of the new Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters at The Star in Frisco, and the 2018 NFL Draft, the first ever hosted at an NFL Stadium. For each Dallas Cowboys home game, Boyd is responsible for more than 100 individual catering event orders – all produced with the excellence and culture of hospitality from the home of America’s team. Boyd’s love for planning started at Blair High School in Pasadena, CA, where she was Class President all four years of high school. She was a cheerleader, news writer and yearbook editor and voted most likely to become President of the United States. Before she officially entered the special events industry as a second career, Boyd worked in sales, banking and human resources. She had always been the friend who would volunteer to plan weddings, with handmade invitations, working part-time selling bridal dresses to learn the business and became a Certified Wedding Planner. In 2014, she left corporate sales and entered the industry as an entry level events coordinator where she learned the front and back of house of catering and special events planning. Boyd earned a B.A. Degree in Public Relations from California State University at Los Angeles. Her daughter Rileigh is a recent graduate of Louisiana State University. Follow #moniqueatwork (Instagram)

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