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Earn CMP credits!

ALL education sessions at this year's conference are approved by The Events Industry Council to count toward your CMP certification. Keep your professional status up-to-date while enjoying and learning from this incredible lineup of speakers.

Lower Costs, Higher Profits: Pricing in 2024

Clint Elkins  (VP of Sales, SB Value)

Daniel Joseph  (Operating Partner, Blue Plate Chicago)

Anthony Lambatos  (Co-Owner, Footers Catering)

Rajan Mistry  (Chief Experience Officer, District Events & Catering)

Jay Varga  (Executive Chef, The JDK Group)

Location: 17B

Date: Tuesday, February 13

Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: CS-Culinary Business & Operations

Theme: CSEP approved, ICA-approved, LCA member

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Leading Caterers of America

Caterers have had their fair share of curveballs over the past few years, with inflation being the latest obstacle for many trying to keep food costs low, but profits high. Now that caterers are experiencing "deflation," it's time to re-evaluate spending as it relates to its impact on the bottom line. In this panel, top US caterers will break down the ins and outs of navigating updated food costs and going beyond breaking even.

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