Hotel & Catering Show comes to Bournemouth

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 10th February 2014
The essential networking and business opportunity, Hotel & Catering Show, is set to be bigger than ever when it comes to Bournemouth’s BIC in March. In addition to some of the show’s more familiar highlights, visitors can look forward to a host of exciting new features, product launches and a variety of special offers available from over 120 exhibitors across two days on 11 and 12 of next month. The Staff Canteen Live is back and this year features Michael Wignall, Tom Aikens, Sam Moody, Dominic Chapman, Richard Davies and Luke Holder, all of whom will have 30 minutes to demonstrate a signature dish in front of the live audience as well as taking questions. Leading regional food organisations, Dorset Food & Drink and Hampshire Fare will host local producers from across the area in the new ‘Source Producers Market’ which will allow caterers to discover the local talents with live demos from Matt Budden of the Highcliff Marriot, David Wykes from the Verveine Fishmarket Restaurant and Hayley Elston from Catch on the Isle of Wight. Anyone looking to dine at the event should not miss the pop-up ‘Chef’s Kitchen’, led by James Golding from The Pig. Limited spaces are available so book in advance by calling 01932 853 323. As well as exhibitions there will be plenty of educational stands with lots of speakers present at the Seminar Programme with everything from how to use social media to the importance of customer service. Included in the line-up are Jeremy Rata from Bovey Castle, Robin Sheppard, Chairman of Bespoke Hotels and hospitality specialist Rebecca Hawkins. Also, a number of new products will be launched at this year’s Hotel & Catering Show including items from Essential Cuisine’s The Stock People, New Forest Ice Cream, Cheese Cellar and The Coffee Bean Company. In terms of exclusive offers only available at the show, visitors should keep an eye out for air treatment specialists Signature Aromas who are offering a 10% discount on their equipment. Register now at www.hotel-expo.co.uk to receive free entry to both days (March 11 & 12), open access to all demos, free attendance to all seminars, a complimentary drinks ticket and access to exhibitors’ special offers.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 10th February 2014

Hotel & Catering Show comes to Bournemouth