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Catersource Conference Schedule

Sunday, February 18, 2018

7:00am - 6:00pm          Registration

8:00am - 11:30am        Education sessions

11:30am - 12:45pm      Lunch Break

12:45pm - 5:30pm        Education sessions

6:00pm - 7:00pm          Network Reception

Monday, February 19, 2018

8:00am - 6:00pm         Registration

8:30am - 5:30pm         Education sessions

8:00pm - Midnight       Monday Night Party (optional event)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

7:30am - 5:00pm         Registration

9:15am - 11:45am       Education sessions

11:00am - 5:00pm       Tradeshow Open

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

7:30am - 3:00pm         Registration

9:30am - 3:00pm         Tradeshow Open

3:15pm - 4:30pm         Closing Session


Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow | Session Scheduler | Daniel Joseph

Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the 2017 Catersource sessions by package type, track, and format. With the CS2017 session scheduler, you can build your education schedule in advance, share it with your team, and access it during the show by exporting your selections.

PLEASE NOTE: Using this schedule builder is for convenience only and does not register you or guarantee a seat in the sessions. Pre-registation through the registration system is required for Workshops and optional events, but all other sessions are first come, first served onsite.

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  • Daniel JosephOperating PartnerBlue Plate Catering LTD

    Daniel Joseph joined Blue Plate Catering in April of 2009 as Vice President of Operations and in July of 2016 became the Operating Partner of Blue Plate Catering. Dan has over 30 years of hospitality experience and prior to joining Blue Plate Catering, Dan was the Vice President of Catering at Food For Thought, Inc., General Manager of Special Events & Restaurants at the Art Institute of Chicago, and Director, Conference Center at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

    Dan loves his job working with the various areas with Blue Plate Catering, Because as he sees it no day is ever the same in the world of catering… We are happy people making people happy.

    Blue Plate have received several accolades and awards during his time at Blue Plate including:
    2016 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, National Association for Business Resources
    2015 Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE), East Region, Catersource
    2015 Best Catering Company, Illinois Meetings and Events
    2015 Couples Choice Award, Wedding Wire

    Dan is an active member of Leading Caterers of America (LCA). In his free time he loves to travel to experience great adventures and various cuisines throughout the USA and Europe with his partner Mike.