The popular Innovation Challenge helps you discover the very best of the latest products to hit the casual dining sector. 

With the most innovative food, drink, technology and equipment products for restaurants, pubs and bars, the Innovation Challenge Gallery is many visitors first port of call at the show.

On day 1 visitors vote for which product they think is the most innovative product at the Gallery. On day 2 the finalists pitch their product and why it is so innovative to a panel of industry judges and then hear which wins the coveted titles.

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Innovation Challenge winners.

The following companies received Innovation Challenge Awards at Casual Dining 2018:


— Carlsberg UK: DraughtMaster
— Crooked Beverage Co.: Crooked Beverage Co Alcoholic Soda
— Double Dutch Drinks: Double Dutch Cucumber&Watermelon
— Heineken UK, Blade: Blade, 8 Litre Draught Beer System
— Yumpingo: Yumpingo’s Intelligent Digital Bill


— Karma Cola Co: Sugar Free Karma Cola
— Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Co: Nitro Cold Brew Coffee
— Rational UK: ConnectedCooking 2.0


— Adia: Adia Hassle-free Hiring
— Joe Delucci’s: Walnut & Dried Fig Gelato
— Kavli Food Solutions: Hot Cheese Board
— Krowd: Krowd – Borderless Dining
— The Tasty Meat Company: Hot Dawgs