15 Sep

Honoring Honorees & Honoring Attendees: Creative Food & Beverage »

Our honored attendees and distinguished guests are so important, but it’s easy for our recognition traditions to fall stagnant.

06 Sep

Attendees by Generation: What We Need to Consider »

Expectations of the dining experience have many influences for attendees. Among those influences are the generational expectations of food, food culture, and how we dine together.

01 Sep

Cross-Contamination, Cross-Contact, & Food Safety at Your Event »

Cross-contamination is a commonly understood concept. It occurs when bacteria or viruses contaminate food. It can occur during preparation and storage.

25 Aug

Epi-Pen Price Hikes – What you need to know »

Prices of EpiPens have been skyrocketing for the past few years, causing many to demand answers and even more to go without a potentially life-saving treatment that was once available, decad

18 Aug

An Important Brief on Sustainable Seafood »

Seafood is one of the most important foods to consider when designing a sustainable menu.

10 Aug

Les Dames d’Escoffier Selects Tracy Stuckrath as New Member »

On July 11, 2016, the Atlanta chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) selected its 2016 class of Dames.

02 Aug

Mixing Business & Allergies »

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Allergic Living.
Off to a convention and packing special food needs? There’s much to know.

26 Jul

Utilize Technology to Make Diet Choices Easier & Safer »

Nearly everyone is trying to watch what they eat nowadays, but even the most obsessive foodies can find it frustrating to really know with confidence just what they are putting into their bo

21 Jul

Meetings Industry – An Open Letter on Inclusion »

Dear Meetings Industry,
In June 2016, I attended Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress.

19 Jul

11 Ways to Implement Important Sustainability Practices »

Sustainability has become a big aspect of almost any industry and in the meetings industry sustainability has become crucial to maintaining our social and environmental responsibility.