Feb232017
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Innovation Challenge Awards: The results

Three Casual Dining exhibitors struck gold today – winning coveted Innovation Challenge Awards at the show. Fourteen finalists (chosen by popular visitor vote yesterday from a record 40 entries this year) took turns to impress the judges in the live pitching session this morning.  Those judges included big name buyers from Casual Dining Group, Jamie’s […]

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Feb232017
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What’s in store today?

If you weren’t able to attend Casual Dining yesterday, there’s still plenty of great content to enjoy today – including Keynotes from TGI Friday’s, Côte Restaurants, Hippo Inns, and Hard Rock International; market insights from MCA and CGA Strategy; The future of pub food panel debate; and the results of the 2017 Innovation Challenge Awards. Keynote highlights […]

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Feb222017
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Casual Dining Restaurant & Pub Awards 2017: winners announced

The UK’s best casual dining operators were revealed tonight at the Casual Dining Restaurant & Pub Awards 2017, organised by Diversified Communications UK. wagamama, Las Iguanas, ASK Italian, The Breakfast Club, Peach Pub Company, and Levi Roots all took home awards.  While wagamama’s chief executive David Campbell was also named ‘Trailblazer of the year’. The […]

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Feb222017
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Innovation Challenge Awards: The votes are in!

Casual Dining visitors were busy casting their votes today at the Innovation Challenge Awards Gallery on the show’s Upper Feature Level.  Their top-picks (14 in all) have now been shortlisted for tomorrow’s Innovation Challenge Live ‘pitching’ session, taking place at 11am in the Executive Suite (located on the ground floor of the Business Design Centre). Exhibitors hoping their […]

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Feb222017
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Casual Dining 2017 opens today!

Casual Dining opens for business at 10am today at Business Design Centre in London.  Over 4,500 attendees (representing multiple and independent pubs, bars, restaurants, hotels, wholesalers, distributors, and contract caterers from across the UK) are expected to pack the aisles over two days (Wednesday and Thursday, 22-23 February). Today’s highlights include: Peter Backman, MD of […]

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Feb202017
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Casual Dining 2017 opens in London this week

The UK’s biggest restaurant chains and pub groups will be out in force at the Business Design Centre in London this week – checking out the latest new products and services on offer from over 200 exhibitors at Casual Dining 2017. The multi-award winning two day trade show, taking place this Wednesday and Thursday (22-23 […]

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Feb152017
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Casual Dining announces record Innovation Challenge entries for 2017

Casual Dining show, which returns to the Business Design Centre, in London, next week on 22-23 February, has announced a record 40 entries for its Innovation Challenge Awards, which recognises the best products and solutions launched in the casual dining sector over the last twelve months. Reflecting the highly competitive nature of the casual dining […]

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Feb082017
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Market-leading drinks brands to exhibit at Casual Dining 2017

Carlsberg UK, Budweiser Budvar UK, World Beers, Global Brands, Morgenrot, Britvic, Lucozade Ribena Suntory, Perrier & S.Pellegrino, Fever-Tree, Fentimans, Monin UK, and Brita Vivreau, are among the big name drinks brands preparing to exhibit at Casual Dining show, later this month. The multi-award winning event for the UK’s casual dining operators, including restaurants, pubs and […]

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