Tuesday, February 20 | 11:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 21 | 9:30am - 3:00pm
Las Vegas Convention Center
You'll walk away with hundreds of ideas from our award-winning tradeshow at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Packed with more than 400 exhibitor booths you'll explore trending foods, inventive techniques, interactive demos, hot products and new services that will inspire you to truly differentiate and stay ahead of your competition.
Tuesday | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | Free
Armed with a mystery basket of ingredients, six creative and highly skilled chef teams will face off in a culinary competition not to be missed! Assigned a specific dish, each team has thirty minutes to complete their dish and submit for judging. Watch as our panel of noteworthy judges tastes each dish and declares a winner.
Tradeshow Happy Hour
Tuesday | 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Free
Wind down after a busy day on the tradeshow floor! Sip beverages and mingle with other Catersource attendees and exhibitors.
Out of the Box Lunch Contest
Wednesday | 10:30am - 11:30am | Free
In this exciting competition, a three-judge panel will select the winner whose creativity is at the forefront, taking food design Out of the Box!
Wednesday | 1:30pm - 2:30pm | Free
Who can put together the best “bar program” in this fast and fun cocktail competition? Cheer on your favorite caterer, “masquerading” as a bartender for just one day! Best of all, recipes will be provided for those attending and cheering on the competitors. Take these recipes back to your city and wow your clients—your cocktail program R&D is done for the year!
400+ companies will be on the show floor, introducing you to thousands of products and services that will help you grow, maintain, and exemplify your business in 2018 and beyond. Connecting with these exhibitors at the tradeshow will give you access to exclusive discounts, giveaways and 1-on-1 advice you can't get anywhere else!