Submit a CATIE Award Entry

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

CATIE Award Entries

New this year, CATIE submissions can be from events that took place over the last two years, from January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021. 

2022 CATIE Award Categories Rules

Please review the category rules below. 

Best Appetizer
Best Buffet or Action Station
Best Catered Event
Best Catered Wedding
Best Catering for a Micro Event
Best Dessert
Best Food or Beverage Trend Incorporation
Best Hors d'oeuvre
Best Main Course Plate Presentation
Best Small Plate
Chef of the Year
Caterer of the Year
Rising Star of the Year (FOH or BOH)


CATIE Entry Requirements

Click the category above to review the category rules before submitting your entry. 

Items required to submit an entry:

  • Company Logo (High resolution .jpg or .png file)
  • Title of the Entry
  • Entry - Each entry must be submitted as a PDF document. (Must be a PDF document and under 25 MB)
  • One image from the entry (High resolution .jpg or .png file and under 25 MB)

To receive member-based pricing you will need to login to your membership account.

Submit your CATIE entry today!



CATIE Entry Date Based Pricing 

Entry Type Date Based Pricing  Members Non-Members
Late February 1 - March 6 $125.00 $150.00
Last Day March 7 $150.00 $175.00
**Deadline Extension** March 9 $150.00 $175.00


2022 CATIE Finalists Announcement and Awards Presentation

All CATIE Award finalists will be announced during a live virtual ICA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 31, 2022 at 3:00 pm ET. Reserve your spot in the ICA AGM and register early

All CATIE Award winners will be announced at the 2022 Catersource + Special Events Conference in Anaheim, California in May 2022.  Click here to receive updates on registration for the event. All ICA members receive a discount on registration for this event.


Review the 2018-2021 CATIE Award winner entries for inspiration. 


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