The Allie Awards, our yearly industry gathering held in Atlanta, took place on March 12, 2023, to recognize the best of the best in the event planning and production industry. The awards cover various categories such as event design, logistics, marketing, and technology, and are judged by a panel of industry experts. The Allie Awards aim to celebrate the creativity and innovation of event professionals and to inspire them to continue pushing the boundaries of what is possible in event planning and production. Keep reading to discover the eight nominations our POPstar team received and the three awards we won at this event. Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners!


BEST ON PREMISE CATERING WINNER | Shiny Happy People – Savanna Hall at Zoo Atlanta

Animal prints, Rubik’s Cubes, retro arcade games and fancy McHamburgers came together to create a supersized happy meal for this fundraiser.

BEST OFF PREMISE CATERING WINNER | Fit for the President – The Presidents Cup Golf Tournament at Quail Hollow Club

BEST CULINARY PRESENTATION NOMINEE | A Menu for the President – The Presidents Cup Golf Tournament at Quail Hollow Club

The Presidents Cup golf tournament took place at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC, pitting a US team against an international team. The matches unfolded over four days in September 2022, with hospitality extending over eight days. Our company had the honor of providing all premium dining options during the tournament.  See the full menu and more photos the event here.


Santa delivered a special culinary experience to guests at this exclusive private holiday party starting with signature cocktails and ending with a live-action dessert station of chocolate bombs.


BEST OFF PREMISE CATERING NOMINEE | A Night to Remember – Camp Southern Ground

Accompanying the gorgeous home, high-ticket auction items and private concert, the beautiful menu was just what was needed to raise record-breaking funds for Zac Brown Band’s Camp Southern Ground. See the full menu, more photos and learn more about Camp Southern Ground here.


Our chef’s Mystery Bucket challenge showed teams that they, too, can become an Iron Chef, have fun and strengthen their teams all at the same time.


BEST SOCIAL EVENT NOMINEE | Storytime with the Chef – Proof of the Pudding Headquarters

For this intimate anniversary celebration, guests were treated to a personal tour of Chef’s world with a story to accompany every course.


BEST DESSERT NOMINEE | Dessert Rhapsody – Proof of the Pudding Headquarters

With his sweet rhapsody, Chef took his guests on a journey of exploration and imagination covering terrain from Mexican cacao to African licorice and a whole world of stories in between.


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by Dina Biondo in Event