What We Do

 

Since 1933, The Catering Executives Club of America has provided the Chicagoland food and beverage hospitality professionals a fraternity organization through which to network, learn, and influence the future of the industry.

The Catering Executives Club of America seeks to provide its membership of food and beverage professionals in the hospitality industry an organization that will educate, inspire and foster leadership through education, networking and inspiration at monthly meetings and special fundraising events.

 

The Club strives to give back to the community on a regular basis through scholarships for aspiring future professionals as well as charitable contributions for those in need.  Click below for scholarship details!

Who We Are

 

President

Wendy Cutka

Director of Special Events at The Union League Club of Chicago

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Treasurer

Nash Calihan

President at Calihan Catering

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Sergeant-At-Arms

Claire Fitzpatrick

Senior Sales Manager at Navy Pier

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Vice President

Erik Friend

Assistant Director of Catering Development at Hilton Chicago

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Secretary

Chris Schmidt

Director of Catering at InterContinental Hotel Chicago

Chairman of The Board

Bill Ryan

Director of Private Events at The Glen View Club

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Membership Committee Chair

Cindi Webber

Director of Business Development at Sound Investments AV

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Trustee

Robert H. Neubert

Director of Catering Sales at The Hilton Chicago

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Foundation Committee Chair

Jill Quinn

Associate Director of Catering at University Club of Chicago

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Trustee

Katherine Newton

Chef Hall of Fame

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Trustee

Joseph Monastero

Global Head of  Marketing at Study Group

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Junior Board Representative

CoriAnn Colangelo

Sales Manager at Venue Six10

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Executive Secretary

Maryellen Coens

Catering Executives Club of America

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Planning Committee Chair

Hilary Sauer

Director of Sales at Levy Restaurants, River Roast

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Associate Representative

Jeff Durocher

US Poker and Casino Parties

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Education Committee Chair

Tara Hubbard

Catering Manager at InterContinental Hotel Chicago

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Catering Executives Club of America

Since 1993, The Catering Executives Club of America has provided Chicagoland food and beverage hospitality professionals an organization which to network, learn, and influence the future of the industry.

Email: info@mysite.com

Phone: 815.477.9882

Mailing Address: 462 Country Lane
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012

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