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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.
Some of the topics you can look forward to in the popular free-to-attend HOST-ED Theatre:
|10h00||Transforming the future of food: 2017 – 2030||View Decription|
|10h30||Grading SA hotels||View Decription|
|11h00||2017 Economic outlook – implications for the SA food & hospitality industry||View Decription|
|12h00||Use it or Lose it? Trends 2017 - 2018||View Decription|
|13h00||Follow the money: Opportunities in food & beverage NPD||View Decription|
|14h00||Ethical eating: The conscious shift in consumer mindsets drving purchase decisions within the food industry||View Decription|
|15h00||Halaal - Understanding the intricacies||View Decription|
|10h00||Finding the gap for change, thriving in changing industries||View Decription|
|10h30||How to grow turnover through exceptional service||View Decription|
|11h00||The business of food & hospitality: 5 trends each SME owner needs to watch out for||View Decription|
|12h00||Simple & Snappy: The rise of quick service and shifts in customer traffic||View Decription|
|13h00||Conversations on social media & influencers||View Decription|
|14h00||Culinary mastery: Show stoppers defining SA’S top Restaurants||View Decription|
|15h00||Setting the scene: The guilt free approach to sustainable sourcing||View Decription|
|10h00||The DTI’s 2017 road map for growth in the South African food, beverage and hospitality industry||View Decription|
|10h30||The Sugar Tax Conundrum – Sweet deal or bitter consequences?||View Decription|
|11h00||Consumer sovereignty: Demystifying the millennial medley in food & beverage consumption||View Decription|
|12h00||PROPOSED FOOD LABELING REGULATIONS: Implications for the hospitality, food & beverage value chain.||View Decription|
|12h00||The proposed national Liquor Amendment Act: Industry implications||View Decription|
|13h00||SA hospitality outlook: Is a growth spurt in sight?||View Decription|
|14h00||The SA food and beverage market: Where are we headed?||View Decription|
|15h00||Exporting products for growing consumer markets: The launchpad toolkit||View Decription|
*Programme subject to change. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme.
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.
The Speciality Coffee Association of Southern Africa (SCASA) recently announced the host venues for the next 2 year coffee competitions cycles, and the BIG NEWS is that Hostex, powering Food & Hospitality Africa 2017, will be hosting the most prestigious event of the year – The 2016/2017 Nationals for Barista, Latte Art and Cup tasters Championships
Showcase of the exquisite works of Sugar art created by members of the Guild. Please add some pics if possible.Visit their website.
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.