Food and beverage is the largest expenditure on an any event budget. It is also typically the item event organizers spend the least amount of time planning. Attendees are now demanding more personalization, better safety practices and higher quality, healthier options.
Whether you’ve been stuck with the standard catering menu thinking “this is all the caterer offers,” wanting to offer better food options, or struggling how to introduce healthier options for your attendees but being told, “they like this ‘comfort’ food, they want to binge while on the road,” this can be the turning point you’ve been waiting for.
Consumer demands are changing, and there’s NOTHING BUT ROOM on the buffet table for event professionals who are prepared to take advantage of these demands:
Join me to get fully updated on what it takes to order, offer, and deliver a delicious, safe, and inclusive food and beverage experience everyone will be raving about after the event.
I’ve been an event planner for 30 years and speaking on safe and inclusive
food and beverage for 10 years.
As a recognized award-winning event professional and influencer, I've been on
a mission to make event food and beverage safer, and more
inclusive, and memorable for more than a decade.
I've educated more than 30,000 meeting professionals on 5 continents and was named one of the 25 Top Women in the Meetings Industry and one of BizBash’s Top 500 Most Influential Event Professionals in North America. You can find me featured in Successful Meetings, The Meeting Professional, Meetings Today, MeetingsNet,
Meetings & Conventions and PCMA.org, Allergic Living, HR.com and
Since the pandemic more than 10,000 people have registered
for online educational programs I've taught for Meeting
Professionals International, Exhibitor, Meetings Today,
IACC, MeetingsNet and NorthStar Meetings Group.
Dietary Needs Expert.
Meetings Industry Changemaker.
Certified Food Protection Manager.
“If you have any questions about anything food related, especially in the events industry,
Tracy Stuckrath is a perfect resource to discuss trends, dietary needs, and much more.
As a meeting professional herself, she knows the in’s and out’s
of what to look for and what to ask for.”
Angie Ahrens, Vice President, Operations, Leadercast