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New Building with High Expectations - On Premise Catering at SoFi Stadium

Monique Boyd  (Director of Catering & Special Events, Legends Hospitality at SoFi Stadium)

Location: 258

Date: Tuesday, May 3

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track : CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Imagine This
Opening a $5 billion sports and entertainment destination which includes an indoor and outdoor stadium.
Establishing the catering and private special events programming for the hospitality partner at SoFi Stadium.
Venue to host Super Bowl LVI in 2022 and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in 2028. Recruiting the brightest hospitality professionals to build your team.
Home to two NFL Football franchises. The LA Rams and the LA Chargers.
Lights, Camera, Action - It's Los Angeles, "If We Build It, Events Will Come".
Working in beautiful Southern California, 10 miles from the beach.

The Reality
Accepted this new assignment on March 11, 2020.
The menus, SOP and service plans for events without guests or California approval for special events.
Keeping our guests and staff safe with Covid – 19 protocols.
Built BEO's for events using Excel for 11 months.
Our beloved industry procession pivoted with layoffs and furloughs. Support staff shortages and managing labor.
Two teams and one stadium - A new meaning of "Football Sunday". Working every Sunday and weekly catered events. How to find work, life balance and keep the team motivated,

We Did It
Sharing best practices and insights from this amazing experience and how this can be applied to your business.