The Institute Conference Center prides itself on remarkable reviews of their exquisite cuisine and on-site professional catering service. From expertly prepared buffet luncheons or boxed lunches to formal sit-down dinners, the Institute Conference Center team will work with you to suit any style and taste. The Chef and Conference staff (team) collaborate to tailor a menu to fit the needs of your meeting and attendees.

The menus focus on variety and authenticity, including vegan, vegetarian, organic and locally grown items. The Chefs are consistently trying new recipes and creating healthy, scrumptious menu items, utilizing trend information from around the world as well as input from customers. The catering and Megabytes staff are empowered, enthusiastic, well-trained and dedicated to making each customer’s dining experience memorable.

Meet Our

Vice President, Institute Conference Center & Operations

Leslie Dobbins

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Office: 434.766.6722
Meet The Team


The Institute Conference Center is pleased to provide full service catering to our clients and guests. The center boasts diverse offerings to suit any taste or event. The team is focused on superior customer service and culinary excellence.

The Institute Conference Center offers innovative menus showcasing healthy and nutritious options and top-of-the-line service for all events. With a broad variety of offerings, the Conference Center team can customize a menu to fit your group’s needs. The extensive menus range from budget friendly to sit-down, formal meals. The Conference Center staff stands ready to create your very own exclusive menu.

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