News & Articles - Shannon Boudreau

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    Catering Menu Trends For Unique Experiences

      Every time I design a menu for a client, I treat it like I’m auditioning for American Idol. I need the initial menu and proposal to stand out, to be unique and exciting but also feel like our brand. An initial proposal to a client is often like a blind audition, if it’s a new client, and we want to make it past the initial auditions, to be invited to “Hollywood Week” ( the tasting) and then hopefully win…

    Event Operations, Food & Beverage

  • Trends and Challenges for F&B Events

      As meetings and events continue to shift back to an in-person format again, what will food and beverage (F&B) look like? The pandemic and the changing health restrictions on events (large gatherings) have been a huge struggle for the industry. It has forced many companies out of the business and those left standing have had to adapt, change, and innovate. Corporate Meetings Network asked two industry experts — Kori Gorman, director of events and catering, Eatertainment Hospitality Inc. and Shannon…

    Event Operations, Food & Beverage

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