The spirit of the Catered Arts Through Innovative Excellence Awards (CATIES) is to recognize achievements of exemplary production at an event.

CATIE Award Categories and Rules

All CATIE submissions are for events between January 1 - December 31, 2020.

2021 CATIE Categories!

Best at Home Celebration Best Catering for a Micro Event
Best Catering for a Virtual Event Best Social Distancing Innovation or Solution
Best Catered Event Best Catered Wedding
Best Dessert


CATIE Entry Requirements

Here are all the items you need when you submit an entry:

  • Company Logo (High resolution .png or .eps file)
  • Company Description (150 words max)
  • Title of the Entry
  • Entry (Must be a PDF document and under 25 MB)
  • One image from the entry (High resolution .jpg, .png or .eps file)

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For questions regarding CATIE entries, please contact [email protected]

2021 CATIE Finalists Announcement and Awards Presentation

All CATIE Award finalists were announced during a virtual ICA Annual General Meeting on April 27, 2021.
Click here to see the list of 2021 CATIE finalists and click here to view the ICA YouTube video announcing the finalists. 

All CATIE Award winners will be announced at the 2021 Catersource + Special Events Conference in Miami in July 2021 at the ICA CATIE Awards Celebration on Tuesday, July 20 in Room 201-202 at 4:45 pm ET at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  Click here to receive updates on registration for the event. All ICA members receive a discount on registration for this event.


Review the 2020-2018 CATIE Award winner entries for inspiration.


Call ICA Headquarters 410-931-8100. The office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET.

Email ICA Headquarters at [email protected]