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Roy PorterActivities DirectorEngage-Works Inc.

A veteran of over 3,000+ Weddings… Plus, many of So Cal high profile mega-events such as The Emmy’s, The Oscars, Golden Globes, The Taste LA, NBA Awards, The WACO Gala, and many more. A Southern California native and resident, Roy is recognized internationally as a consummate and approachable hands-on innovator in performance improvement and training off-premise catering staff for plating (Both FOH &BOH), table, bar service, and operations. He consultant with some of the most progressive and successful catering companies around. His "People First" approach to hands-on training sessions are in-depth while inspiring and building confidence in attendees to excel! He writes articles for Catersource magazine and posts online at the ICA Round Table Facebook Group and several other catering industry blogs answering questions and offering alternatives and solutions to catering challenges. As a Maker, he modifies, designs and builds custom equipment that solves problems and makes catering work safer, easier, and more productive. Roy’s unique educational and entertaining storytelling style helps the audience understand and retain complex and often contrarian ideas that work. Concepts to take home, share, and put to use. He can be reached at [email protected]