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If you are seeing varied colors of session titles, here is your guide:
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Black = those sessions or events that can be attended by anyone with a Catersource or TSE pass, or requires a separate ticket.
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Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first served. Note: Individual presentations may also be on this website shortly before the published show dates. They may or may not be the final presentation.

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.

DICED Competition

Robin Selden  (Executive Chef | Managing Partner, Marcia Selden Catering)

Phuoc Vo  (Executive Chef, CBK Catering & Events)

Ron Ben-Israel  (Owner, Ron Ben-Israel Cakes)

Alicia Smith  (Chef, Cru Catering)

Joshua House  (Sous Chef, The JDK Group)

Jean Claude Etienne  (Culinary Director, Rosendale Events)

Jeremy Langemann  (Executive Chef, Bingemans Catering)

Nettie Frank  (Chef, Chef Nettie Frank)

Tavel Bristol-Joseph  (Pastry Chef/Partner, Emmer & Rye, Hestia, Kalimotxo, Canje and Ezov; Ladino)

Joseph Pina  (Campus Executive Chef, Sodexo)

Location: Culinary & Competition TSF Stage

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

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

Vault Recording: TBD

It's Valentine's Day, so bring on the LOVE! Our six competitors will be tasked with something mysterious and LOVE-ly to tease our judges with, with the grand prize of $1500 for the winner and a $500 People's Choice award! Come on down to the Culinary & Competition stage on the tradeshow floor and cheer on your favorite chef as they romance our trio of judges with the most finely crafted short plate, completed in just 30 minutes!