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Roy PorterActivities DirectorEngage Works

Recognized thought leader and hands on innovator in performance improvement and training off-premise catering staffs for operations, staffing, plating (FOH), table and bar service. Roy consults internationally with caterers, hotels, private clubs, and other venues on enchasing service issues. An engaging dynamic speaker who thinks beyond the box - urging caterers to ask and answer the important questions they usually avoid. Roy’s experience covers such high profile events as The Oscars, The Emmy’s, numerous Hollywood premieres and over a 2,200 weddings. A California native, who prior to returning to catering, spent several years in direct marketing as a planner, strategist and copywriter on numerous lead generation, sales conversion and customer retention campaigns. Numerous articles written by Roy on a wide variety of catering issues can be found at the Catersource magazine website, his catering blog; “Being Ready For Service.” He can be reached via email at: [email protected]