Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC)

Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC)

Standard Supplier 7th November 2019


Registration is now open for Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC), the UK’s largest and most prestigious event for the hospitality and foodservice industry, taking place at ExCeL London from 3-5 March 2020.

With four shows in one, HRC (formerly Hotelympia) is the definitive event for all sectors of the hospitality and foodservice industry. Plan your visit now, taking in The Foodservice Show, The Professional Kitchen Show, the Interiors and Tabletop Show plus the Hospitality Tech Show for three days of unrivalled sourcing and networking opportunities. HRC (formerly Hotelympia) will welcome 600 suppliers, showcasing ground-breaking products from big brands to innovative start-ups in catering equipment, food, drink, technology, interior design and tabletop solutions.

To cater to the industries thirst for knowledge, HRC will tackle key topics including sustainability, staff retention, health & wellbeing, alternative revenue streams, restaurant design, branding and the Great British drinks movement. This will be delivered through 80+ free-to-attend talks and workshops, live cooking demonstrations, food & drink tastings and trend trails. And once again, HRC will host the UK’s most prestigious chef competition – International Salon Culinaire, comprising of 1000 chefs competing across four categories – Live Theatre, Skills Theatre, Sugar Craft and Salon Display.

Ronda Annesley, Event Manager for HRC states “Our purpose is to deliver an outstanding event that educates and showcases the latest innovations for foodservice and hospitality professionals. We have worked tirelessly to understand the solutions to the industry’s challenges, and HRC is determined to provide the answers to help businesses make better decisions for the year ahead.”

HRC will welcome 21,000 hospitality and foodservice professionals across three days. Ensure it’s in your diary now by registering your attendance at

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