View, browse and sort the 2018 Catersource sessions by track and session. With the CS2018 session scheduler, you can build your education schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App, once live in January.
PLEASE NOTE: Using this schedule builder is for convenience only and does not register you or guarantee you a seat in the sessions. Only ticketed optional events guarantee availability.
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John Walsh, Vice President of Culinary, The Classic Catering People
John was born in Orleans France, and raised in Switzerland England and Belgium, John spent 25 years abroad. John received his first restaurant experience working as a dishwasher in The Hard Rock Café, London while attending The University of London, where he majored in International Finance. He now runs the most highly acclaimed catering kitchens in the region. John bought his first restaurant and catering company at age 25 and has since worked with many of the best French and American chefs. In 2009 won the Best Chef of the Year for Maryland. In February of 2008 John and his team won the Gold Medal in Kitchen Contenders for Catersource Magazine in Las Vegas, Nevada. While working in Washington D.C. John, was voted into Chefs of America which only honors the top ten Chefs in North America. John has been nationally published and is currently working on his own cookbook. John also participates in local program such as Meals on Wheels, March of Dime, and Days of Taste. John's specialty is American cuisine with a Provencal and Tuscan influence. John has also mastered Eurasian cuisine by blending the two cultures together and developing some unique and delicious food combinations. He prefers organic produce in many of his dishes and uses many organic herbs and flowers for garnishing.