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Catering by Norris (CBN) has been offering delicious meals to clients of Norris Conference Centers and the Red Oak Ballrooms across central Texas. Over the years, we have thrilled thousands of clients, who rave about the quality of the meals served by CBN during their events at our facilities.

Due to client demand, Catering by Norris is now offering some of our most popular menu items for off-property catering in Houston and San Antonio, Texas.

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Darin is taking the lead in expanding our services and has the qualifications to do so. Darin has an Associate in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu and is a Certified Chef de Cuisine from the American Culinary Federation. Upon completing his training, Darin was the Executive Chef for Compleat Cuisine Catering in Houston, Texas before relocating to Old Lyme, Connecticut where he held the position of Head Chef at the Hide Away Restaurant. He joined the Norris organization in 2006 on our Norris Conference Centers – San Antonio team, in 2008 Darin was promoted to the General Manager position at the Norris – Houston/CityCentre venue and promoted in 2014 to his current position.

Darin Kelley, Regional Vice President
Angel Gonzalez, Regional Director of Food & Beverage, Catering By Norris

Angel Gonzalez

Regional Director of Food & Beverage

Angel has sixteen years of progressive experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, with a fast paced service industries including planning, directing, business development and implementing. Since 2014, Angel has been the Assistant General Manager overseeing all operations in our San Antonio venue. Angel is focused on training all service staff to enhance the highest customer service standards and is bilingual in English-Spanish that is helping to communicate and to interact with all levels of customers in our San Antonio market.

Kelly Howell

Event Sales & Service Manager – Houston

Kelly Howell is a fourth generation Houstonian. This gives her deep knowledge and appreciation of Houston and all it has to offer. She has had multiple successful careers in residential real estate as well as a global sales executive in the hospitality industry.  She embraces the “win-win” philosophy.  She is tenacious, trust-worthy, and reliable — a great combination when helping people with their most important decisions. 

Passionate about her Houston roots, Kelly is actively involved and connected with the community.  She realizes the importance of staying abreast of the market trends and keeps her clients informed of the best ways to make their vision real. A former nationally ranked swimmer, she understands patience, hard work, discipline, and keeping up with the details.  Her keen organizational skills and great eye for detail yields a seamless transaction from proposal to event success.  Kelly works closely with the chef, Dustin Stair and the banquet catering team to make every client feel special and confident.

Kelly Howell, Event Sales & Service Manager, Catering By Norris Houston


Chef Eric was born and raised in San Antonio. He grew up with a passion for food. “I’m a fat kid at heart and I love to cook fat kid food”. As he got older he realized the joy and happiness he could bring to someone with his creative dishes. He made the hour and a half long drive to Austin, Texas every day to attend the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Academy and received his Associates Degree in Culinary Arts. His first job was a sous chef at Rosemary’s Catering, The RK Group, which also included working alongside the Grand Hyatt, and JW Marriot. He worked there for 4 years before going to Page Barteau Catering. He worked at PBC for 8 years working his way up the ladder. Starting out as head field chef, then head sous chef, and finally to executive chef, where he worked for one more year. He is now the executive chef at Norris Conference Center, where he aims to expand the onsite and offsite catering.  Working side by side with amazing chefs throughout his career, he has always aspired and will continue to be bigger and better with every passing year.

Eric Munoz, Chef Catering by Norris

Position Open

Event Sales & Service Manager - San Antonio

Bio will be available soon.

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Catering By Norris delivers incredible food and the best service in Texas


Thanks to the commitment and efforts of Mr. Kelley, along with Chef Eric and Chef Dustin Stair, our clients
no longer have to wait for their next event at Norris Centers to enjoy our scrumptious menu items.