Welcome to Casual Dining, the award-winning trade show for the UK’s £7bn casual dining sector, taking place later this month at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, on Wednesday and Thursday 25-26 February.
The free Keynote programme includes sessions by Karen Forrester (TGI Friday’s), Stephen Holmes (ASK Italian and Zizzi), Alasdair Murdoch (GBK), Scott Macdonald (Bill’s), Kate Nicholls (The ALMR), and Ian Neill (in conversation with CGA Peach’s Peter Martin). Martin is also hosting a casual dining pioneer panel debate featuring Martin Morales (Ceviche), Harald Samuelsson (Côte), Brandon Stephens (Tortilla). Whilst this year’s Propel Info Panel will feature four leading multi-site pub operators. Plus there’s also the announcement of the winners of the Casual Dining Design Awards (chaired by David Worthington).
New show features include a second theatre dedicated to Drinks Innovation and the Speciality Wine Village, which joins the Craft Beer & Cider Showcase and Artisan Spirit and Cocktail Lounge.
Follow the links below to view a selection of exhibitor show highlights introducing some of the latest new products at this year’s event:
- Food – casualdiningshow.co.uk/exhibitor-show-highlights-food
- Drink – casualdiningshow.co.uk/exhibitor-show-highlights-drink
- Equipment & technology – casualdiningshow.co.uk/exhibitor-show-highlights-equipment-business-services-technology
Press passes are available to editorial staff employed by a trade or consumer publication, mainstream media outlet (newspaper, radio, TV, etc), or online magazine*. Freelance writers, contributing editors, or bloggers can also request press passes if the event is being covered for a specific publication or topic-related article. Email [email protected] to request a free press pass for the event – please include your name, job title, company name, and full contact details (plus links to relevant by-lined articles if you are a freelancer).
Registering in advance is highly recommended as press passes are not guaranteed to be issued on the day. It will also enable fast track entry.
Alternatively, register for a free visitor pass at www.eventdata.co.uk/Visitor/CasualDining.aspx?TrackingCode=CDPR1.
Please note, additional details may be requested to verify journalistic activity and all press passes are issued at the management’s discretion.