Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow (CSES2016) will host more than 400 exhibitors at the annual event in Las Vegas next week, March 13-16. Serving as a launch pad for the catering, restaurant, and event planning industry's hottest new products, CSES2016 previews new announcements from more than 70 vendors.
"We welcome the most innovative companies to our tradeshow floor each year, connecting them with the industry's top event planners, designers, chefs, catering professionals, and more," said Catersource and Event Solutions Brand Director Ron Bigley. "CSES2016 is honored to be the platform for such exciting new product announcements – the wide range of news demonstrates the catering and event community's continuous growth and energy."
Register to attend: For more information about CSES2016 packages and pricing, visit conference.catersource.com.
Below is a sampling of exhibitors launching new products and showing first-time demonstrations:
A-1 Tablecloth Company (Booth 2628) now offers Custom Prints. We've set up a new in-house printing department to meet the current demand for new selections. Available on most of our existing base fabrics, we offer modern, fresh, and exciting new styles. You can choose from our library or customize your own.
Alan Berg (Booth 1111), the wedding and event industry's leading business speaker and sales trainer, announces the launch of his online learning site WeddingIndustryInsiders.com where you can watch, listen and read great content to help you sell more weddings and events, anytime, anywhere and on any device.
AllSeated (Booth 2400), the fastest growing network for the events industry, will be introducing at the upcoming Catersource conference, a series of features as part of AllSeateds' continued mission to digitize the events industry and enhance the collaboration between event professionals.
American Metalcraft (Booth 1617) will be debuting more than 125 new products at this year's Catersource, including: our Wood Melamine Naturals Collection, our Glacier Acrylic Risers, and our collection of Stainless Steel "S-Shaped" Risers. These new products help us maintain our long-standing reputation as a trend-focused, unique and innovative supplier.
Backdrops Beautiful (Booth 3103), an industry leader in backdrop rentals and sales, will showcase its brand new catering inspired hand-painted backdrops, including an array of vibrant and delicious produce, an Italian street scene, and a colorful Havana Nights scene. Stop by their booth to witness these hand-painted backdrops.
Bambu (Booth 2335) is introducing four new products to its Veneerware brand of compostable dinnerware and serveware. Disposable bamboo serving tongs, bowl and two new sizes of square plates expand the collection. Veneerware is premier brand of compostable dinnerware and the only disposables made from certified organic bamboo.
Cal-Mil (Booth 2331) will showcase a new line of dispensers which radically simplify the dispensing of powders, sugar, spices, coffee, dry/bulk foods, and more. These units feature multiple mechanism styles including portion control and free flow. Visitors will get hands-on experience with these units, seeing how flawlessly they work.
To celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of caterers, Cambro (Booth 1600) is featuring a special program to help new caterers with product solutions, operating tips and valuable resources for a strong start. Cambro is based in Huntington Beach, California, USA, and is a leading manufacturer and supplier to the foodservice industry worldwide.
Caterease (Booth 1606), the leading provider of catering software introduces its most powerful update in years - Caterease v16. Packed with hundreds of enhancements and new features - including automatic text notifications of event changes, custom web inquiry forms, robust enterprise management tools and more - Caterease v16 will set a new standard for the industry.
Caterer GPO (Booth 1029) announces its new — and previously unavailable to caterers — group purchasing program. Premier, one of the nation's largest GPOs, gives caterers access to the lowest prices available with US Foods, and the program includes free membership.
CateringStone (Booth 2607) announces its new 176 degree hot stone. 100% food-safe eco friendly CateringStones deliver consistent hot and cold temperatures for food transportation and buffet presentations for 3 - 20 hours. Just freeze or boil stones and they act like batteries keeping food hot or cold with no ice, canned fuel or electricity.
Cigar Bella (Booth 2337) announces its new Entertainment, and is showcasing the art of cigar rolling by professional female cigar rollers. Cigar Bella is available to provide live cigar rolling demonstrations at any event to entertain and educate guests.
Commercial Seating Products, Inc. (Booth 1046) introduces its recently developed Elizabeth chair, Swivel stool and Swivel table. The Elizabeth chair is stackable with a removal back and seat, which allows the chair to be customized for any event. The Swivel stool is made of real wood and durable metal with adjustable height swivel.
CORT Event Furnishings (Booth 2200) invites attendees to power up with their new Powered Endless Collection in the CORT booth and Attendee Lounge. CORT invites you to experience "Havana Nights" at the CSES2016 Welcome Reception, featuring iconic design by CORT and Perfect Surroundings, Intl.
Cuisine Innovations Unlimited, LLC (Booth 2742), a leading producer of premium hors d'oeuvres, frozen value-added seafood, veggie burgers, fillo dough, vessels and center-of-the-plate solutions will showcase our new, wildly popular California Veggie Burger, spicy Chipotle Lime Chicken Cornucopia appetizer and Twice-Baked Potato Bites.
Cutlery Sleeves (Booth 1633) introduces its new customizable, printed napkin and cutlery holders that present a powerful branding opportunity. For no extra charge, we colorfully print your logo and marketing information. Cutlery Sleeves' premium paper sleeves are trendy, classy and functional. You simply and quickly slip your own cutlery into the sleeve.
Digital Centre America (Booth 3206), manufacturer of ultralight, transportable PhotoBooths, announce their new Pocket PhotoBooth, the smallest, most manageable PhotoBooth on the market. Transportable to any special event, it's foldable, has two screens and innovative software able to automatically connect to social networks and share pictures instantly.
Dudson USA Inc (Booth 2741) announces exciting expansions to three of our most popular collections: Twist, Solaris, and Harvest dinnerware. Whether you're looking for "sleek and contemporary" or "rustic and earthy," Dudson's lifetime chip warranty on key items makes a beautiful tabletop a smart investment, too.
Eurodib (Booth 1623) announces new models of the Deco Spoon, a new tool to easily create unique designs on a plate with sauce, coulis, caramel and more. Meet the inventor of the Deco Spoon and see demonstrations throughout the show of how to make dish presentations come alive.
EventPro Software (Booth 1010) will be demonstrating the newly released EventPro version 16, a comprehensive system for seamless and in-depth catering, event and venue booking management. Available as an outright investment or cloud hosted, take a look at how EventPro 16 can streamline your catering, event and venue booking requirements.
EverBlock (Booth 2534) is launching its innovative modular event building block system, which reminds people of a super-sized version of the the Legos of their youth. EverBlock allows caterers and event producers to create amazing structures.
With ground-breaking catering creations, Fineline Settings (Booth 1006), introduces the newest array of exciting Dining Disposables. With couture plate contours, and exclusive golden servingware, you'll be able to upgrade your catering presentation with crisp stemware, and vibrant color.
Foodservice Express (Booth 2326) is introducing and sampling our new product, Teese Vegan Nacho Cheese. This a dairy-free cheese alternative that delivers authentic taste, texture, melt and stretch. Teese Vegan Cheese is 100% vegan, produced in a dedicated dairy, egg, peanut, and tree-nut free facility. It's non-GMO Project Verified, Gluten free & Kosher.
Fresh Origins (Booth 2411) announces Herb Crystals Habanero, the new flavor of the next generation of glass rimmers, offering a blast of sweet heat. The all-natural flavor is derived from the peppers, herbs, flowers or fruit combined with cane sugar. The Crystals are crispy and crunchy with no added colors, flavors or preservatives.
Just in time for the bridal season, GBS Linens (Booth 3214) is adding Ivory & Champagne to their Crinkle Taffeta Collection. Known for its linear texture, it adds a modern flair to any tabletop. Now available for rent or purchase.
Hoffmaster (Booth 2023) announces their new line of FashnPoint Dishtowel prints in Red, Blue and Black patterns for an upscale vintage look. Unlike linen napkins, FashnPoint Dishtowels will not lint. These on trend dinner napkins and Flat Packs are perfect for catered events, farm to table restaurants, pizzerias and more.
Hollowick® (Booth 2231) introduces new its new line of Luminaries, hand-crafted artisanal wax candles. Each piece possesses the natural beauty of random imperfection. The glass insert design accepts Hollowick liquid Tealight™ and Liquid Votive™ for the ideal ambient glow. Best of all, there is no melted wax mess and clean up.
International Caterers Association (Booth 2309), a resource for motivated caterers that provides education, encourages peer-to-peer relationships and inspires creativity, announces discounted new caterer membership rates during Catersource 2016. Be part of a network of passionate caterers who share, educate and support each other by joining with the special New Caterer Member Discount Price of $290.
Koerner Company (Booth 1849), importer and distributor of the cutting edge product lines of 100% Chef, 100% Barman, Comatec, Sosa and Folion, introduces new products from 100%Barman, including Euphoria Hooka, and the Spherificator, offering exciting demos at the booth.
La Tavola Fine Linen Rental (Booth 1415), the unrivaled Napa-based linen design house, will exclusively preview their latest linen collections of unique patterns and bold textures. The interactive showcase will be a departure from everyday table displays creating a whimsical, entertaining and experiential environment for attendees to enjoy.
Laura Chenel's (Booth 2835) introduces the new Cabecou Marinated Goat Cheese Line. Available in two varieties, Marinated Cabecou in Herbs and Spicy Cabecou marinated in Jalapeno olive oil, they have an anti-leaking, resealable and recyclable jar. Perfect for baking or on crackers, while the marinade can be used for extra recipes.
Leafware (Booth 2122), a leading manufacturer of sustainable dinnerware, now offers upscale Grab-N-Go palm containers. This revolutionary innovation helps food service businesses with food transportation, create high end presentation, and cut down spending. Also, Leafware is now customizable. Add an "extra touch" and promote your brand.
Local Oven (Booth 2115), a dedicated gluten free manufacturer of breads, pastas and sweets, launches its new line of flour tortillas. New to the Catersource Tradeshow, Local Oven products are gluten, dairy, soy, corn free, NON GMO, Kosher/Parve. Local Oven supplies the restaurant, wholesale, industrial and retail markets.
LoTech (Booth 2514) is excited to introduce our new line of Acacia Cutting Boards and Carving Boards. Acacia is a genuine hard wood rich with oils that gives it a natural water resistance.
Lounge Kits (Booth 1731) previews their new "Stow & Glow" Compact Portable Lounge Furniture with Nite Glow LED option. This faux wicker furniture is lightweight and portable. Cushions stow inside, and a table plus two lounge chairs nest into one kit. Made from molded resin and Sunbrella fabric, this furniture cleans easily.
Mayesh (Booth 2209) announces its new service, Mayesh Destination Events, to accommodate the contemporary floral designers' expanding role in large destination events and weddings. Mayesh provides an integrated solution for the floral industry on the local, national, and international levels.
Mercedes-Benz Vans (Booth 2616) introduces the Sprinter WORKER, starting at $32,495*. Now you can get a lot done without breaking the bank. With a powerful diesel engine, almost 320 cubic feet of cargo volume, and service intervals of up to 20,000 miles, you're looking at the hardest-working van in its class.
Mercer Culinary (Booth 1549) announces Millennia Air™, cook jackets and cook shirts with full backs constructed from moisture wicking mesh material to keep your staff cool in the hottest kitchens. Available in black and white in sizes extra small through 5X.
Three divisions of Middleby (Booth 1638), Carter-Hoffmann, Blodgett and Magikitchn, announce new products across commercial cooking, heated holding and transport, fryers, and outdoor cooking equipment for grilling from leading manufacturers. The new range of equipment provides solutions for everything from serving a large banquet to catering a small wedding.
Mini Tacos LLC (Booth 2823), a new vendor in the Specialty Food Pavilion, unveils its new line of 3" mini taco shells, along with display racks and serving trays. Every case is made to order ensuring the freshest product available.
Mircenza (Booth 2434) introduces the new "Curve" by ZIEHER buffet system, perfect for outdoor events and catering. Offering maximum flexibility, "Curve" uses both sides of the riser, available in two heights, and in black or white. Attractively priced, "Curve" is also suitable as an optimal expansion of existing systems.
MityLite (Booth 1223) has released a redesigned version of its magnetic portable dance floor-- Magnattach. The floor can be assembled in less than 7 minutes and is 27% thinner, and 28% lighter than its predecessor. Each dance floor is held securely together through a patented triple-lock system and has no moving parts.
Momenti Spirited Ice Creams (Booth 2437), the leading pioneer of super-premium ice cream and sorbets, announces its specialty production plant in Las Vegas, Nev., the first of it's kind to exclusively produce high-quality alcohol-infused ice cream. Combining select ingredients and top-shelf liquors, Momenti creates a unique adult tasting experience. Samples will be available.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas (Booth 1320) introduces Alcohol Free Madagascar Pure Vanilla. Manufactured using the same cold method of extraction as Nielsen-Massey's other products, Alcohol Free Vanilla uses glycerin instead of sugar cane alcohol to extract the flavor, resulting in a Halal-Certified product ideal for anyone following strict dietary guidelines or using in cold applications.
PacknWood (Booth 2031), an innovative manufacturer of environmentally sustainable food packaging, announces the launch of new compostable Paper straws coated with Bees Wax.
Patra Eco-Dinnerware (Booth 2037) launches a new line of disposable utensils made from birch and aspen wood, which are less expensive than your traditional plastic utensils/PLA-Corn based utensils and are completely backyard compostable, not needing commercial composting. They also hold very well with hot foods/liquids and are stronger and sturdier than plastic utensils.
PigOut Roasters (Booth 2933) from Canada, the pioneer of portable, smoke free gas rotisseries for eventing, introduces its table top carving system for indoor events. 2016 sees the launch of Franchise Opportunities with the event catering brand throughout the US.
Pure Napkin California (Booth 1316) is bringing for the first time our innovative, earth friendly, compressed napkins to Vegas. Pure Napkins require only 2 teaspoons of water to expand into a full sized napkin, offering guests a practical, hygienic, and entertaining experience. Perfect for: Weddings, Catered Events, Restaurants, Hotels, Banquets, and Clubs.
Quest Events (Booth 3138) is showcasing a new scenic option recently added to their nationwide inventory, GEO Panels, for stage sets, backdrops and more. They are three foot square expanded PVC panels that hang off the drape line and are available in six patterns. Also, Quest is now open in New Orleans.
Service Ideas (Booth 1435), a leading innovator in service industry for seventy years, will showcase three new French press designs including the Double Wall Stainless Press, the 12-Sided Stainless Press and the Double Wall Glass Press. Visitors can also expect to see the unveiling of the new White Line of Magisso® Self-Cooling Ceramics.
Sevillo Fine Foods (Booth 1023), a foodservice industry leader in slow roasted tomatoes and artisan vegetables, announces two new products. The Classic Bruschetta (diced roasted tomatoes with basil & garlic) is ideal for sandwiches and wraps. Additionally, new Fire Roasted Quartered Artichoke Hearts are an innovative ingredient for salads, pizzas and pastas.
Signature Systems Group (Booth 1127), the largest manufacturer and distributor of specialty flooring and fencing products for event, hospitality and exhibit industries, has announced their acquisition of California-based California Portable Dance Floor Company. CPDFC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of upscale high-quality dance floors sold primarily to the event rental market.
Simply Baked (Booth 2035) is excited to announce the addition of several new, stylish and disposable paper entertaining and catering products, including our limited edition spring and summer paper baking cups, as well as ice cream cups, gluten free and vegan food flags, and much more, for elegant entertaining every day.
SmartPack USA (Booth 1835), a wholesale manufacturer and distributor of food and beverage service disposables and custom food and bar service products, introduces palm leaf plates to our lineup of plastic, wood and bamboo items. Visit us to learn more about our new offerings and our One Case * One Meal mission.
Snap Drape International Inc. (Booth 2912) has sold, changing from an Employee Stock Ownership Plan business model to a private equity investment group led by new owner, Keith Jaffee. Snap Drape Brands will continue manufacturing table linens and textiles, but will add some new products to expand their footprint in the industry.
Southern Champion Tray (Booth 1942), a national manufacturer of paperboard packaging, unveils a new line of Catering Packaging Products to transport, display and serve bulk catering food and beverages. Visitors will view new production samples of printed and unprinted packaging made specifically for catering.
Stalkmarket (Booth 2141) is introducing its new line of 15 compostable dinnerware products for the catering industry. The new products feature an award-winning design, evoking the message of simple elegance, yet are 100% sustainable.
Sterling Risers (Booth 1146) introduces new colored legs for spring and summer that will interchange with our table top risers. New colors include: Clear, Yellow, Tiffany Blue, Red and more. More then a riser, the innovative concept and designs have endless amounts of use, and are food and dishwasher safe.
Sterno Products (Booth 1200) will be featuring four new table top lighting categories (Classic Elegance, Industrial Chic, Vintage Charm, and Unique Impressions) as part of their Design Collections program. Each collection is inspired by the latest, most popular restaurant industry design trends and is organized to help customers more quickly and efficiently select table top lighting products.
Sunhope USA Inc. (Booth 2536), specializing in wholesale distribution of glass and acrylic charger plates, announces the launch of newly designed glass charger plates that add memorable flavor to your wedding decor collection.
Sunkist® (Booth 2126) is launching its new Pro Series Citrus Juicer. This smaller, more compact citrus juicer offers the same Sunkist® quality you've come to expect, with pricing oh so attractive. It features quick/easy cleaning, hi-torque motor producing 10 gallons per hour, and is crafted in the USA.
Taste of India brand (Booth 2727) of ethnic meal solutions will be presenting and sampling their Food Service Packs for the first time in the US market, after enjoying great success of the brand's retail packs. We will be sampling our Butter Chicken and Tikka Masala Sauces at the show.
The Corporate Caterer (Booth 1110) will be showcasing our drop-off catering leads program. You give us zip codes in your target market and our experienced lead generators do the cold calling. You receive pre-qualified companies that order catering regularly. This tool will result in new repeat business.
the napkins (Booth 1123), the original single use premium napkin that looks and feels like textile, announces the introduction of 'Pure Bamboo', a 100% biodegradable option. Designed in Switzerland and produced in Italy, our serviettes are made from a soft fibre blend that is absorbent and sturdy.
Tillamook (Booth 2006) announces newly released Limited Edition 18-month Extra Sharp White Cheddar, available for the first time in the catering industry. This r-BST free cheese with bold flavor melts well and is also ideal served cold in charcuterie or small plates.
Tossware (Booth 2914), manufacturer of upscale, disposable drinkware, will debut their innovative product lines at the show and demonstrate their versatility in the catering industry. The Tossware products, which include various tumblers, pints and flutes, are shatterproof, crystal clear, 100% recyclable, and ideal wherever glass is not.
Totty Belt (Booth 3311) introduces new accessory belt designs for event professionals, caterers and more. The Totty Belt now allows you to easily build and create your own pockets to add to your belt and better suit your needs.
Ultimate Textile (Booth 2426) launches an upgraded e-commerce website and new RISOP and POP-UP STORE special offers. Visit today to browse deals and shop.
Unifiller Systems (Booth 2233), a world leader in food portioning equipment, announces a new food depositor for commissaries and kitchens. The ELF400 increases production yield, provides portion accuracy and reduces product waste. This tabletop machine offers a tool-free design that's easy-to-use and maintain, and deposits up to 140 accurate deposits a minute.
Work Schedule Pro (Booth 1845) is announcing the release of a cross platform, event staffing software, designed for catering and event based companies. Instantly identify, schedule and communicate with staff via our easy to use app that tracks staffing hours, shifts and event changes in real time.