:: Catering



General Manager:  Dawn DuBose
Executive Chef:     Alex Smith
Office Manager:     Milagros Ducombs

Office:  (504) 468-6693
Fax:      (504) 463-3060



The Pontchartrain Center proudly presents Spectra-Messina's as its exclusive provider of food and beverage for all our events.

Spectra/Messina's, the partnership that joined locally acclaimed Messina's Catering with industry food service leader Spectra Food Services & Hospitality, represents a unique partnership and effective food service management team.  The Messina Family boasts over 48 years of successful restaurant and catering experience.  Spectra Food Services & Hospitality is a cutting edge food service leader in public assembly facilities across North America.  Together, this unparalled team brings exceptional food and beverage service to the Pontchartrain Center. 

Results oriented, the Spectra/Messina's team provides quality assurance and effective cost-control systems throughout. Whatever the cause for celebration: concerts or sporting events, black-tie Ball Masques' or elegant candlelight weddings, catering options are virtually unlimited.  Our talented chef offers a variety of exceptional menu plans, creative local New Orleans' delicacies, traditional regional favorites, as well as gourmet, nouvelle and ethnic cuisines.  Come experience hands-on or classroom style team building cooking classes as your next coroporate activity.

Catering Menus include the ideal breakfasts, break items, boxed lunches, lunch/dinner buffets, or served banquets for seminars, concerts, corporate events, consumer and trade shows, themed parties, or other social occasions.

The Spectra-Messina's team is committed to catering excellence and memorable event success. 

We would love to discuss the possibility of hosting your next event.