International know-how and global expertise will be applied to present cutting-edge attractions designed to whet your target market’s appetite and bring them directly to you, including:
Covering a wide range of topics of particular interest to visitors across the full spectrum of the food, drink, foodservice and hospitality sectors, Host-ED is your chance to gain insights into the trends, technologies and tactics of the future. Located on the floor of the expo and with seats at no cost on a first-come-first-served basis, the Host-ED seminars take place daily from 7 to 9 May 2017. Make sure your visit to Food & Hospitality Africa is timed to take advantage of the topics of greatest interest to you - be inspired, motivated, educated and informed with Host-ED.
Your one-stop New Product Showcase - a display featuring the latest, greatest and most innovative products from the top exhibitors at Food & Hospitality Africa. If you've got limited time to see the show, this should be your first stop en route to identifying which stands to visit at the expo. Check out our glass-enclosed product displays and find out what's hip, happening and hitting the spot in the retail, wholesale and foodservice sectors.
Be inspired by celebrity chef demos and sizzling competition action. Make sure you plan some networking time in this hub of activity as the South African Chefs Association serves up their renowned hospitality, and a taste of the art and science of cookery.
Watch the country's most creative creators of pizza in the annual Global Pizza Challenge. Formerly a Hostex fixture and run in 16 countries across the world, this series of mouth-watering pizza cook-offs continue in 2017 as Global Pizza Challenge Africa. With a cash prize of R15 000, there's no better incentive to showcase a passion for pizza making with pizazz.
Shaker Bar Theatre brings non-stop mixology action, with short, entertaining and informative 20 to 30 minute bite-sized demonstrations showcasing Shaker BarSchool’s courses, including the International Bartenders Course, Shaker's flagship 5-day course for beginners and developing bartenders, the Professional Barista Course, the Molecular Mixology Course and the Cocktail Master Class.
With cook-offs by the likes of City & Guilds, Excella, Lucky Star, McCain Foods and Unilever Food Solutions, expect to see the hottest of the hot coming out to show off their skill. Come along to learn and be inspired by the sheer talent of SA's chefs.
Ask your supplier to invite you on to our VIP campaign. VIP status entitles you to free parking inside the Gallagher Convention Centre grounds, as well as free coffee and Wi-Fi in the Food and Hospitality Africa VIP and Media Lounge.