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Patti Shock, CPCE, CHT
Works at The International School of Hospitality
Attended University of Southern Mississippi
Lives in Las Vegas, NV
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Tuesday’s opening session at was a seated breakfast, and MGM Grand served Egg White Fritatas from their Stay Well menu, a healthy...
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Destination weddings are hot right now. And Las Vegas is a prime destination. I recently asked celebrity wedding planner Brit Bertino of...
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Lionfish, which are native to the Pacific and Indian oceans, are beautiful to behold. And tasty. Why eat them? Because they are now present...
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Freezing popcorn at the Feb 10 NACE meeting at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
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  • The International School of Hospitality
    Academic Consultant, present
  • Florida International University
    Adjunct Professor, 2014
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Professor, 1988 - 2013
  • Georgia State University
    Department Chair, 1977 - 1987
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Las Vegas, NV
Previously
Oakland, CA - Biloxi, MS - Atlanta, GA
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Introduction
  • Academic Consultant, The International School of Hospitality. 
  • Professor Emeritus, Hotel College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
  • Adjunct Professor (online), Florida International University.
  • Co-author of five books on catering.
  • Blogger for Cvent
  • CPCE: Certified Professional Catering Executive, Emeritus (NACE)
  • CHT: Certified Hospitality Trainer (EI of AH&LA)
  • Recipient of many awards and honors.
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Developed the first convention management curriculum in higher education in the late 1970s at Georgia State University
Education
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Oakland Technical High School
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October 29
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UNLV's hotel college is set to undergo a huge, $57 million makeover.

Maximizing Your Online Presence | Cvent
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At the recent National Association of Catering and Events (NACE) conference, I attended a session on Maximizing Your Online Presence by...

Is Your Excess Food Going to Waste? - Food for Thought | Cvent
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