CHICAGO – Tasty Catering is proud to announce that Anna Wollin, Account Executive – Special Event and Picnic Specialist, recently earned the Certified Professional Catering Executive (CPCE) designation from the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE). The certification signifies that Anna possesses executive level expertise in the core areas of accounting, beverage management, catering services, contracts and agreements, event management, food production, and sales and marketing. “The CPCE designation clearly demonstrates a commitment to personal excellence and also signifies what we already knew – Anna is one of the best in catering industry,” said Tom Walter, founding partner and Chief Executive Officer, Tasty Catering.
The CPCE is awarded after a rigorous study period and written examination designed to demonstrate a mastery of the body of knowledge in the field. Anna, who has been with Tasty Catering since 2005, assists corporations with everything from selecting menus to venues and outsides vendors for their outdoor events and/or special events. Anna specifically specializes in planning events for property managers and manufacturing markets and is a currently a member of Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).
With more than 4,000 members, NACE is the oldest and largest professional association dedicated to all aspects of the catering industry. There are roughly 195 NACE members who hold the CPCE designation in the U.S. Anna joins fellow Tasty Catering co-worker, Ellen Harte, as one of only seven Illinois catering professionals who hold the CPCE designation.
About Tasty Catering
Tasty Catering is a suburban-Chicago based catering and event planning services company that has been exceeding customers catering needs for more than twenty years. Services span a large variety of events and occasions, from meetings, conferences, employee appreciation events and outdoor picnics to holiday parties, birthdays, milestone celebrations and weddings. Tasty Catering’s many satisfied customers include Abbott, American Airlines, Colgate, CDW, Harris Bank, Mortenson Construction, Navistar, Sherman Hospital and the University of Chicago.
Tasty Catering, 2013 Daily Herald’s Readers’ Choice Award for Best Caterer, 2010 Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) award winner, 2010 Governor’s Sustainability award winner, and 2009 Better Business Bureau Torch Award Winner for Marketplace Ethics, is the “go-to” caterer for the Chicago-area. The company is part of the elite group, Leading Caterers in America (LCA), has also received numerous NICE Awards and has been recognized as a 2012 Workforce Chicago Award Winner, 2012 Psychologically Healthy Workplace, a Crain’s Chicago Business Best Place to Work (2010-2013), a Best Place to Work in Illinois for six consecutive years (2007-2012) and is a Best and Brightest Winning Company (2012, 2010, 2009).
Tasty Catering is part of 80-Nine Holdings, which also includes the following companies: Great Game of Business Chicago, It’s My Company Too!, nuphoriq, That’s Caring, The Thought Board and Touhy Capital.