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Immersion Conversion with Sarah Chianese, Executive Chef at Mangia & Enjoy

The catering and events world is in a whole new whirlwind of excitement as immersive experiences are infiltrating the hottest weddings, parties, galas and corporate gatherings.

Discover how to entice your clients and team members through innovative themes, interactive elements, personalized guest engagement and transform any occasion into a memorable experience with the latest in technology, decor, and culinary artistry.

Collaborate with your trusted event professionals to create stellar immersive experiences, and watch your profits soar!

  • Engage All Senses: multi-sensory experiences that ensure a memorable and impactful event that appeal to your clients and captivate their guests by integrating visual, auditory, olfactory, and textural elements to "Wow!"
  • Personalization & Interactivity: tailor the experience to individual needs and desires while incorporating interactive components which allow guests to engage and connect on a personal level.
  • Innovation: For every type of financial comfort level, explore the latest technological advancements, such as virtual reality, immersive A/V, augmented reality, and sheer wit & creativity to enhance your events to stand out from the rest.
  • Collaboration & Key Touch Points: Exceed expectations from your clients and fellow professionals.

Meet us at the JW Marriott Galleria on Wednesday, July 17th at 9:00am for breakfast and our program.

Breakfast Menu:

Egg White Bite with Manchego Sauce and Confit Cherry tomato

Sweet Potato Hash With Brisket and Sous Vide Egg

Mini Acai Bowls with Dried Coconut, Strawberry's, mango, Granola

Fire Roasted Potatoes with Grilled Peppers and Onions

Apple Wood Bacon

Thank you to the Foundation of NACE for assisting us with booking this exciting new Speaker! #foundationofnace


  • Sarah Chianese (Executive Chef at Mangia & Enjoy Catering)

    Sarah Chianese

    Executive Chef at Mangia & Enjoy Catering


    Sarah Chianese (Key-uh-NAY-zay) is an award-winning wedding industry professional who has been planning large scale productions and events for over 30 years, and catering boutique weddings for over a decade with Mangia and Enjoy. A 2023 Finalist for NACE Best Catered Event of the Year and longstanding Best of The Knot Hall of Famer, Sarah has been published in over 50 wedding industry articles, has been on various wedding and event industry podcasts, a Wedding MBA Speaker, Weddings Insider Speaker, and NACE Denver panelist, has presented on Book More Weddings Summit, and is an expert on Gen Z Weddings, amongst other relevant topics.
    A member of WIPA, NACE, ICA, ILEAH, MIC, NSA, SWP, Emerge Event Collective, WIS, SCWCC, CWPS, and OFD, Sarah wants nothing more than to spread her passion and knowledge to industry professionals who have been in longstanding business, as well as those who are just starting out.

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