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Feb 23 – 24, 2025|Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

An event designed for chefs and taught by chefs.

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Fort Lauderdale HERE WE COME...

Experience the Art of Catering Food (AOCF), an event designed for chefs, and taught by chefs. Over the course of two days leading into Catersource + The Special Event, you’ll connect with experienced catering chefs sharing new culinary techniques, the latest trending ingredients, food costing, and everything else you need to know to turn your menus into works of art.


Whether you are looking for ways to enhance your operations or want to liaise with, and learn from, and see what catering chefs around the country are doing to appeal to new clients, the Art of Catering Food has something for you!

During this two-day program, you’ll discover:


Unmatched Culinary Education

Our education program will introduce you to new ingredients, fresh ideas for menus, recipes, and stations, and give insight into upcoming trends, with no lack of boundaries placed on culinary inspiration. PLUS, you’ll get to sample catering-tested dishes during live education sessions and take the recipes home with you!

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Unique Experiences

AOCF also takes learning out of the classroom to give you a unique look at catering trends in action. On Monday night, head to Connect Social to connect with like-minded chefs from around the world.

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Dynamic Networking

Whether in an education session, during scheduled activities, or at the Sunday Lunch and Learn, experience a vibrant atmosphere filled with hundreds of creative caterers and chefs. Create connections that will inspire you with new ideas and tips to enhance your operations and lead your company to success.