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We Want You!

Are you ready to share your skills and passion for the culinary industry through a role in ICA leadership? If you have insights and ideas on how to improve the association and further its member goals, then we would like to invite you to run for an ICA board position.


Submit your online application by September 28 to be considered for board candidacy.

To be considered for election to the ICA Board of Directors, candidates must:

  • Complete an online application, provide a headshot, bio and resume by September 28, 2018.
  • Be a Principle/Executive member of an ICA member catering company for at least 12 months prior to swearing in.
  • Have attended at least one Catersource or Art of Catering Food conference in the last 36 months.
  • Sign a board commitment form that outlines the responsibilities of Directors.

If you have questions about board candidacy or the online application, please contact ICA Headquarters. The deadline for submitting a nomination is September 28.


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July 2018: Vegan Main Course Cooking
Jennie Cook, Jennie Cook's Catering
Joanne Purnell, Good Gracious Events
Rach Teipen, Conrad Indianapolis

June 2018: Prop Room Organization: Decluttering Specialty
Lon Lane, Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions

May 2018: How to Get the Most Out of Your Event Photos
Jamie Pritscher and Emily Ebert, Nuphoriq

May 2018: How to Get Creative During a Staff Shortage
Marissa Delgado and Becky McIntyre, Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering

November 2017: Metric Madness 2.0: Measuring and Improving What Matters to Your Business

Jamie Pritscher, Nuphoriq

September 2017: You Can Add Amazing Garnishes to Elevate Your Everyday Desserts
Bonnie Kravitz, Daniel et Daniel

August 2017: Building a Strong Service Team in a Competitive Market
Blue Plate Catering

June 2017: In Kind, or Out of Pocket? A Strategic Approach to Sponsorships and Donations
Heidi Brice, Director of Catering, Puff 'n Stuff Catering

April 2017: SEO-ing the Seeds to Success: How to Make Search Engine Optimization Work for You

Michael Larson, Web Director, Nuphoriq
Jamie Pritscher, Co-Found & CCO, Nuphoriq

March 2017: Culinary vs. Sales: From Epic Battles to Creative Collaboration
Suzi Shands, Mintahoe Catering & Events

Cathy Mindel, Mintahoe Catering & Events

January 2017:The Benefits of Attending Catersource & Art of Catering Food 2017: A Panel Discussion

Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering
Jennifer Perna, Blue Plate
Paul Larson, Blue Plate
Bill Pannhoff, B&B Catering & Events

October 2016: ICAEF Scholarships to Catersource and Art of Catering Food 2017 Made Easy

Roxann Torelli, Gourmet Delights Catering

September 2016: Using Customer Reviews to Power Your Business

Jamie Pritscher, Nuphoriq

July 2016: Anthony Lambatos, Footers Catering

Building and Managing a High Performance Sales Team

June 2016: Bill Pannhoff, B&B Catering & Special Events, Margot Jones, Purple Onion Catering and Paul Larson, Blue Plate

Learn All About Art of Catering Food (AOCF): A Panel Discussion

March 2016: Jen Delaye, The JDK Group and Steve Sanchez, The JDK Group

Purpose, Plan and Profits

February 2016: Margot Jones, Purple Onion Catering, Bill Pannhoff, B&B Catering and Jennifer Perna, Blue Plate

Panel Discussion: The Benefits of Attending Catersource

December 2015: Metric Madness: The Best Marketing Metrics for Your Business 
Jamie Pritscher, Nuphoriq

November 2015: Jennifer Perna, Blue Plate

Sales Team Compensation & Structure

October 2015: Lon and Stewart Lane, Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions

Prop Room Organization and Packing

October 2015: Jeffrey Selden, Marcia Selden Catering 

Liquid Kitchen

August 2015: Thomas Gussen, Sprague Energy (ICA Partner)

Sprague PowerShop Program - Available to ICA Members

August 2015: Kelly Early of Thomas Caterers of Distinction

Planning a Large Event - A Study on Logistics

July 2015: Keith Lord of The Wild Thyme Company

Working with Your Local Farmers

June 2015: Mary Crafts-Homer of Culinary Crafts

Everything You Wanted to Know about Art of Catering Food 2015 in Salt Lake City 

March 2015: Jamie Pritscher of Nuphoriq 

Is Your Marketing Working? How to Measure Marketing ROI

Jan 2015:  Neal Green of All Occasion Catering and Bill Pannhoff of B&B Catering

The Importance of the ROI at Catersource

September 2014:  Cerys Brown of Social Tables and Tobe Finch of Happy Day Catering

Social Tables: The Future of Catering with Event Technology

July 2014: Jamie Pritscher of Nuphoric, Inc and Frank Christian of Festivities Catering

Social Media: Not Just for Food Sharing

June 2014: Dan Smith, Catering by Design

The Year of the CATIE ... 

May 2014: Bill Hammett, Hammett Health Insurance 

Cutting Through the Noise of Healthcare Reform

May 2014: Anthony Lambatos, Footers Catering

Tastings: A Valuable Marketing Tool or a Pain in the #$! 

February 2014: Donna Ford, Sweet Memories Bakery 

Not Sleazy Just Easy - Enticing and Tempting Desserts

November 2013:  Paul Larson, Blue Plate 

Hit the Number or Hit the Road

October 2013:  Jennifer Perna, Blute Plate 

Happy Sales People = Happy and Healthy Sales Numbers

September 2013:  Warren Dietel, Puff 'n Stuff Events/Catering 

Event Staff for Fun and Profit

September 2013:  Kevin Lacassin, Good Food Catering Company

How Your Small Company Can Win and Execute Large Events

August 2013:  Tom Gussen, Metromedia Energy

The Cost of Energy is in Your Hands

August 2013:  Tom Green, Don Strange of Texas

Taking Catering Outside the Box 

July 2013:  Roberto Guerra, Pits 'n Spits

Re-purposing 2 exotic cooking methods that are too HOT to ignore

May 2013: Anthony Lambatos, Footers Catering

Building a Sales Team That Will Make You Jump for Joy!

May 2013: Sandy Hammer, All Seated

A FREE App for Floor Plans - Your Customers Will Love You

February 2013: Adam Gooch, Purple Onion Catering

Spring Ahead- New Fresh Salad Ideas for this Upcoming Season

January 2013Lon Lane, Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions

Prop Room Organization

November 2012:  Ken Barrett, Broadway Gourmet

More Pans Than Stoves?

October 2012:  Mary Crafts-Homer, Culinary Crafts

No Pastry Chef? No Problem?

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