Melanie K. Spratford has worked in Chicago‘s special events industry for over a dozen years. With the catering teams at Finesse Cuisine, Food For Thought, and Wolfgang Puck Catering she focused on marketing and operations.
She played a significant role in new business development through her work on RFP responses and creative proposal design, and she has managed website design and social media programs.
Before joining the catering world, she was with the Special Events Department of the Field Museum, an experience which gives her insight into the specific needs of cultural institutions operating as event venues.
A former theatrical stage manager, Melanie‘s focus has always been on organizing the “backstage” details to help support flawless performances and events. Melanie graduated with a BA in Sociology from Kenyon College and has achieved the life goal of becoming a Jeopardy! Champion.