Thank you ALL for making our job so easy and catching every curve ball we threw. We truly could not have put all of the aspects of this event together without your support and dedication to our every need.

US Foods
Food & Beverage

Spectra believes that fresh is always better. Everything we serve is prepared fresh. All of our foods start out from the highest quality ingredients, as we strive to purchase from local farmers and suppliers. Fresh flavors, fresh concepts, fresh presentations.


The Food Services and Hospitality division of Spectra at the Duke Energy Convention Center brings the dining experience to the next level. You can expect dynamic, rotating, seasonal menus, prepared with the freshest, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. The culinary experience and impeccable service, coupled with a fabulous location, ensures an event to remember.

Our Chefs love creating custom menus to fit your one-of-a-kind event and handle each event as if it were our own. Let us create a menu that will make your mouth water for your next trade show, convention, gala, corporate event, or holiday celebration.

Contact our professional catering team today to schedule your private tasting and tour.

Director of Catering Sales
Steve Hennigan

Concession Offerings

Be sure to bring your appetite when visiting us! Spectra offers famous Cincinnati foods including Skyline Chili and LaRosa's Pizza in addition to the following:

Caliente-Burrito Bowls and Specialty Nachos

Angus Burger-Burgers and Fries! Need we say more?!

Panini-Made to order Short Rib, Turkey and Veggie Panini's

Cincy Fresh-Locally sourced Brats, Sausages, Salads and More!

When you need to take a break during an event, we feature the Espresso Cafe on Level 1, which offers Starbuck's coffee, drinks, sandwiches, and three large screen Plasma TV's.

*Note that not all locations are open during every event.