CATERING BY NORRIS
DELICIOUS MEALS FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT
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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NORRIS TRAINING CENTERS, INC.
Gerald joined Norris in 2020, bringing over 25 years of leadership experience to the NCC team. He is an experienced Senior Executive with a proven track record of building successful teams across multiple sectors and disciplines, including: Manufacturing, Project Management, Engineering, Service, Sales and Marketing, and Consulting. Gerald is a trusted leader, specializing in transforming operations and developing high performing organizations.
Gerald holds a B.S in Human Factors Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a M.S. in Logistics Management from Georgia College & State University, and an MBA from Colorado State University. He received his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute and completed the Executive Education Program in Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas – McCombs School of Business.
Event Sales & Service Manager
Ana joined joined Catering By Norris in February of 2021. She brings with her over 30 years in the hospitality business. Her last position was the General Manager at a Holiday Inn Express. Ana was born in Chicago and grew up in Puerto Rico. She moved back to Chicago to attend high school and then travel school. She’s been living and working in San Antonio for 15 years. Her husband is an Air Force veteran and together they have 5 girls. She loves to spend time with her family and 2 dogs (Rocky & Daisy). Her favorite activities are dancing and cooking. She also loves working with clients and helping them plan successful events.
Event Sales & Service Manager
Dria Reece is our Sales Manger at The Ark by Norris and Catering By Norris. Dria joined Norris Centers in 2022. Dria is a proud Bearkat. She received her bachelors degree in 2008 with a major in Criminal Justice and minor in Theater Arts, from Sam Houston State University. Dria enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, and traveling to the prettiest beach destinations. With over 20 years in sales management, Dria looks forward to assisting you in making your dream event a reality.
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.
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.