Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Vegas will Be BUZZING ... CaterBuzz Happenings

Happenings from the Hive:  BZzzzz.....
Vegas is calling
with less than two weeks to go
we’re getting excited and revved 

for an amazing educational experience
Catersource 2013 Conference and Tradeshow.

will you be there?
use catersource discount code:  
BUZZIE13 to save an additional $50 on registration

Exciting change of plans for Buzzie Meetup on Sunday March 10th.

Let’s join in with the Catersource forum and convene at the Catersource Meet and Greet

Catersource Forum Meet & Greet Location Details
The Mirage Hotel
Find the Revolution Club (As in The Beatles)
look to 3:00 (like on a clock-on your right)
 and you'll see the elevator with a sign for floors "24-25 & A-B-C-D-E"
Take elevator up to Floor B, Suite B-61
When you get off the elevator head for Suite 61.
Doors open at 7:30 PM
Just in case... Here is Roy's cell phone 562-595-2801

and then procede to dinner at BLT Burger downstairs at the Mirage after the CS Meet and Greet.  BLT Burgers is a Chef driven menu of
Gourmet Burgers and Adult Milkshakes - need we say more (AND affordable by Vegas standards).  http://www.e2hospitality.com/blt-burger-las-vegas/eat-in-men/

Other Housekeeping Notes:
Please officially RSVP for the Lotus of Siam Banquet
by emailing queenbee@caterbuzz.com
names of attendees
cell number:
hotel you are staying at:
your company name:
The Lotus of Siam Banquet will be on Tuesday evening March 12th
we will confirm all details by email when you RSVP.

CaterBuzz Schedule of Events
March 10 - 13, 2013
Mirage Hotel,  Las Vegas

The #1 Conference and Tradeshow for the Catering Industry

We’ll all be busy attending classes, culling ideas and smoozing with new and old friends, but wanted to give a roadmap of the caterBuzz activities and presentations –information will be update as it’s available. 

Hope to see many buzzies in person at one or more of these events while we are enjoying all that Vegas has to offer.  

You just never know who will be buzzing through the hallways!   BZzzzz...

Sunday March 10

Buzzie Meetup 
@the Catersource Meet and Greet 
(they should post exact details soon)
The Mirage Hotel
atarts at 7:30 in Bill Pannoff's Room
Free Bar, Door Prizes, A chance to win Bill Pannoff's new book "Caterer to Caterer"
and Catersource Celebrity Appearances.

Meet old friends and make new ones!!

THEN immediately following
join the BUZZIES - get to know 
the voices and expertise that you hear daily 
on caterBuzz and join us 
for dinner at the BLT Burger 
downstairs at the Mirage
something for everyone at an affordable price.

Monday March 11  
7:30 am – 8:45 am 
Catersource Conference @The Mirage
Main Stage (exact stage location tbd)

Lisa Teiger, Queen Bee and Culinary Fashionista, caterBuzz, NYC

Cathy Desroches, Maestro,  Wicked Catering, Boston

Julia Kendrick Conway,
      Chef/Owner, Assaggiare Mendocino, Fort Bragg, CA

Brian Machay, Executive Chef / Owner, Polina Catering, Chicago

Buzz on over to this session with Queen Bee, Lisa Teiger and key hive members to learn about this rapidly growing group where caterers share information, photos, and encouragement with other caterers.   There is always someone buzzing around in the hive… so when you need an answer or just want to vent a little… the hive is the place to be. You will learn:
• the basics of Social Media Web 3.0
• what is an on-line community and how it works for you
• trends, inspiration, and best practices as identified by caterBuzz members
• how networking and collaboration can help your business grow
• the value of peer 2 peer communication

Tuesday March 12
8:15 am – 8:45 am 
Catersource Conference @The Mirage
Xperience Business Stage (exact stage location tbd)

Challenges and Solutions for the Rural Market Caterer

Lisa Teiger, Queen Bee and Culinary Fashionista, caterBuzz, and CuisinEtc, NYC

Dianne Evans, Owner/Event Specialist, BestCatered Events,
Prairieville, LA

Julia Kendrick Conway, Chef/Owner,  Assaggiare Mendocino, Fort Bragg, CA

Tuesday Evening
7:30 pm – meet at taxi stand @Mirage Hotel to taxi share over to Lotus of Siam – an off strip world famous Thai Restaurant.
Join us for a 12 -15 course awesome authentic Thai banquet featuring many Northern Thai specialities. 
Reservations required !!
  – email queenbee@caterbuzz.com for details.  
Banquet Cost – (cash only) $55 (includes tax + tip) per guest. 
Credit card guarantee for reservation.
Cash Bar

dress:  comfortable + casual

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