Spectra is the exclusive caterer at Gateway Center, and provides all culinary services to the convention center and it’s private events. Spectra is also the exclusive caterer to other prestigious convention centers including Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH, and Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Spectra also provides services to other local venues including St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, MO.
Throughout Canada and the United States Spectra Food Services & Hospitality serves over 250,000 events and 40 million guests per year. Spectra’s senior leaders have been responsible for serving multi-million dollar clients such as Microsoft, People Soft, POW WOW, Amway, McDonald’s and John Deere. They have also managed high profile events such as the Olympics, the Super Bowl and the World Series, and even catering for the President of the United States.
The Gateway Center provides the perfect backdrop for events of distinction, from large to small. From galas and weddings to corporate events and holiday parties, the convention center is the best event space in the area. The unique setting adds a warmth and polish to every event, large or small. Pair this stunning location with a world class culinary program and you’ve got an event to remember!
Our approach is to ensure our food reflects the flavors, quality and authenticity of the agriculture and restaurants in the region. We only use the freshest, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Our chefs love creating custom menus to fit your own-of-a-kind event. From small intimate gatherings to large galas, we are skilled at creating custom menus that will help make your event one to remember.
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