Frank Coughlan Executive Head Chef, BaxterStorey
Casual Dining offers more, in every aspect, than you get at most other shows, and was great for new products, innovations and new ideas. I’ll be will be visiting again next year.
Gemma Young Category Manager, Bidvest Foodservice
Casual Dining is the must-attend event for this sector and is a unique opportunity to discover exciting new products and trends.
Garry Duncan Operations Director, Nando’s
Casual Dining is always a fantastic opportunity to discover something new. It’s become the meeting place for our industry.
Sam Elliott Chef Director, Jamie's Italian
Casual Dining is a fantastic exhibition and a incredible opportunity to meet new suppliers and experience innovative products & ingredients.
Armend Aljo Procurement Manager, Oakman Inns and Restaurants
I regularly visit the Casual Dining show, and each year it offers more, in every aspect. It’s unmissable for new products, innovations, new ideas, and the keynote speeches are always great food for thought.
Jo Fleet Managing Director, Flat Iron
It’s so important that we support Casual Dining, the only show completely targeted to our vibrant sector. It’s a great source of innovation and a platform to share best practices during the 2 days our sector gets together.
Ben Lockwood Procurement Manager - Cask Ale, Craft Beer and Cider, Mitchells & Butlers plc
Yet again the layout and ease of navigation around exhibitors, combined with the level of NPD on show, made Casual Dining 2017 one of the best industry events of the year!
Simon Woplin Beverage Operations Manager, Picturehouse Cinemas
Casual Dining – the best chance to put your finger on the pulse of the hospitality industry.
Mark Francis Operations Director, Hollywood Bowl Group PLC
An intriguing mix of newly formed emerging companies, coupled with large existing national suppliers that compliment everyone’s changing needs. Events such as these ensure that we gain increased exposure to exciting fresh ideas and concepts.
Nolan Spratt Group Head of Pub Operations, S.A Brain & Co Ltd
Casual Dining gets better every year and it keeps me up to speed with how innovation and trends are coming into the industry. A must-attend event!
Carl Newey Food Development Innovation Manager, Greene King Pub Co.
Casual Dining gets better and better every year with more innovation, evolution and an overall great experience for networking and encouraging food for thought and “out of the box” thinking.
Kevin Watson Managing Director, Amadeus – Part of the NEC Group
Another fantastic event that gets bigger and bigger each year, with loads of ideas on food, technology and innovation. I always leave with really good content and ideas.
Kevin J Boyle Head of Food and Beverage / Development, Grosvenor Casinos
Casual Dining gives us a really effective event that puts food, drink and innovative equipment solutions at its core…perfect for those who want to focus on getting the very most out of their day!
Karen Forrester CEO, TGI Friday’s UK.
We don’t have to fly across the Atlantic to find the latest industry innovations under one roof any more – Casual Dining has brought all that and more to the UK.
Camilla Katte Marketing Director, Giggling Squid
The Casual Dining show is one of the best industry events in the calendar & it gets better each year. I always leave with a head full of ideas!
Glenn Evans Head of Food Development, Las Iguanas
Casual Dining is the best food and drinks exhibition in the industry, it has been always worthwhile to attend whether it is to see new innovation or meeting with existing suppliers. It seems to be getting bigger and better every year.
Pete Hopwell Head Buyer & BDM, Castle Rock Brewery
Casual Dining was everything and more than I expected, looking forward to next year already.
Ken Buckley Managing Director, Bravo Inns
I really enjoyed the Casual Dining show which had a good mix of core essentials and innovative products complimented by a very interesting range of speakers.
Andrew Jobes Head of Food, Punch Taverns
I always recommend visiting Casual Dining; it provides a great opportunity to meet new and existing suppliers and catch up with others from across our industry
Mark Fox CEO, Bill’s Restaurants
Casual Dining has all the ingredients for an excellent two days – from fantastic suppliers and their products to scores of operators and their perspectives. All built into a program that stimulates and informs – it’s not to be missed!
Warren Goodwin Innovation Chef, Nando’s
Casual Dining is a must go to event within our industry with a great buzz and lots of new innovations to see and taste.
Max Wright Head of Food & Drink Procurement, Casual Dining Group
Casual Dining is a fantastic event for anyone in our industry. The keynote speakers are always fantastic and it’s great to be able to meet so many suppliers in one place.
Simon Xavier Executive Chef, The Restaurant Group
Innovation and insights into both food and kitchen equipment, well worth a visit!
Brian Whiting Managing Director, Whiting and Hammond
Casual Dining is always a good show for us. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with current suppliers, seek out new products and listen to those speaking about our industry.
Holly Davies Head of Food & Drink, PizzaExpress
Casual Dining is the ideal show: Small enough to get around and fit into your day, and respected enough through attendance that you invariably uncover a new contact worth knowing. Failing that it’s a great opportunity to catch up with your peers and remind yourself why we love our industry so much.
Alyson Scott Procurement & Supply Chain Director, TGI Fridays
Casual Dining was a really worthwhile day out of the office, with lots of new products and trends to discover. It’s great to have a show completely focused on our industry.
Nick Male Head of Food Development, Tesco Family Dining
It’s the most exciting time for our evolving industry and Casual Dining is a great resource for innovation and development. The event gets better every year.
Wayne Penfold Procurement Manager, Pizza Hut (UK) Ltd
I found Casual Dining a great opportunity to discover exciting new trends and products. I really recommend anyone in our sector takes the time to visit.
David Pellow VP of Operations – Europe, Hard Rock International
Casual Dining is a great event – two packed days for the industry to get together and share new ideas, discuss trends and an opportunity to meet new suppliers.
John Metcalf Commercial Director, Strada
I thoroughly enjoy visiting Casual Dining. Meeting suppliers both old and new as well as catching up with the industry. A must attend event!
Chris Knights Group Executive Chef, Young & Co's Brewery, P.L.C
An industry leading event that showcases innovative products from exciting suppliers. A chance for everyone in the industry to be under the same roof at one time and to be inspired.
Tim Foster Co-Founder, Yummy Collection
Brilliant show again. Great new and returning exhibitors alike, fab opportunity to network with old friends and find new fun things to play with for the next few months. The most innovation I have seen at any of the shows this year on display.
Stephen Philips Head of Operations, Levi Roots Caribbean Smokehouse
Casual Dining is the one show that specifically deals with our section of the hospitality industry making the content and exhibitors far more relevant. A great opportunity to network and keep an eye out on what’s new!