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October 01, 2020

The BizBash 500

Ridgewells Catering Principal and CEO, Susan Lacz, named to The BizBash 500: Must-Know Event Pros of 2020

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October 01, 2020

BizBash Event Reports – Table Talk with Ridgewells Catering

BizBash covers Ridgewells Catering’s Erin Go Glam event from March 2020 and how it shifted from a playful affair for top DC metro area industry players to a panel discussion on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the event industry. See photos from the event and hear from Ridgewells Principal and CEO, Susan Lacz.

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September 25, 2020

Delicious While Distancing: Appetizers for the COVID Age

Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres are often “passed” and “shared”—two less-than-ideal options during a pandemic. Fortunately, caterers are finding ways to balance safety, taste and style to keep events special from the very first bite.  Hear insights from our Ridgewells’ own Director of Sales, Katie Fleury, along with other top industry professionals.

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September 10, 2020

6 COVID Survival Tips from a Top U.S. Caterer

More than six months after the pandemic took its hold in the United States, the effects of COVID-19 continue to take its toll on the live event industry. As many other industries find ways to adapt and create a “new normal” for their businesses, those in live events have struggled to gain any ground. Hear from Ridgewells on what they are doing to survive and conquer during this time.

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March 18, 2020

How This D.C. Event Pivoted to Become a Panel Discussion on COVID-19

Ridgewells Catering's "Erin Go Glam" event in Washington, D.C., took a turn amid the coronavirus outbreak, shifting from a playful affair to a panel discussion regarding COVID-19's effect on the event industry and beyond.

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October 14, 2019

Ridgewells Names Kashif Browne New Executive Chef

Ridgewells Catering, one of the region’s largest and most celebrated caterers, announces the appointment of Kashif Browne as its new Executive Chef. Chef Browne returns to Ridgewells with a fresh culinary vision and contemporary menus after spending two years as the Sous Chef at the White House, catering for the first family, and other White House affairs.

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June 05, 2019

Trends for Early Holiday Planning

You may think summer is too early to start planning for the holiday season. However, for forward-thinkers in the event planning business who want to reduce stress and even enjoy their own holiday season, selling events that far in advance can pay dividends. Hear from Ridgewells’ Director of Sales, Katie Fleury, and see some of the holiday events Ridgewells has catered.

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March 22, 2019

Ridgewells Staying Put, Will Renovate Bethesda Headquarters

Ridgewells Catering, a nearly century-old upscale caterer serving the greater Washington area, announced its plans to remain in its Bethesda headquarters. Ridgewells, which caters primarily high-end corporate and private events, had been searching for a new headquarters for two years.

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August 06, 2018

U.S. Open serving short ribs, local snacks, beer you can only find there

Millions of people will tune in to watch the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, N.Y., and tens of thousands will attend. Susan Lacz, the CEO and Principal of Ridgewells Catering, reveals how she feeds the spectators while the pros are golfing.

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