Welcome to NACE Minneapolis / Saint Paul  Chapter! 

Catering Excellence. Event Success.

Welcome to the National Association for Catering & Events.

The National Association for Catering and Events (NACE), the oldest and largest catering association in the world, encompasses all aspects of the catering and events industry. Dedicated to promoting career success for its members and the professionalism of the industry, NACE offers educational programs, professional certification, chapter initiatives, networking opportunities, recognition and awards programs, a job bank, community service projects and the industry’s most prestigious annual conference. In helping its members enhance their business and careers, NACE helps the industry reach its highest potential.

The mission of NACE is “To advance the catering and events industry and its professionals.” 



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MSP NACE BayView Event Center Boat Cruise
Annual Boat Crusie
July 09, 2015
5:00 PM CDT - 8:00 PM CDT
BayView Event Center




Join us to celebrate with friends, colleagues and the Club Caterers Association at: 

BayView Event Center 

687 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331
(952) 470-8439

Thursday, July 9th starting at 5:00pm!

5:00pm - Registration in the Park by the water! Appetizers, networking and hosted/cash bar

**To get to the Park, walk all the way through Bayside Grille's Deck to the far side of the property near the water. There will be signs for directions**

5:30pm -  Tapas family style dinner and education, "The History of Tapas" from the Bayview Culinary and Sales teams! (In the Park by the water) 

6:30pm - All Aboard The Elixir!

7:00pm – Cruising the lake with desserts and cocktails

8:00pm - Docking back at Bayview



Looking back at the years:










2013 - 2014 Board of Directors


Lisa Brenna, President


Bruce Vassar                     Matt Johnson              Greg Geiger  

Past President                   Treasurer                     Secretary  



Kirk Holslin                          Dawn Henriksen                             Nikki Houser

Membership Chair             Programs Chair                          Social Media Chair