The second edition of Casual Dining trade event will take over three floors of the Business Design Centre in London this week.
The exhibition opens for business at 10am on Wednesday 25 February. Over 4,000 attendees (representing multiple and independent pubs, bars, restaurants, hotels, wholesalers, distributors, and contract caterers from across the UK) are expected to visit over two days.
The 2015 show will feature over 150 exhibitors showcasing equipment, interior design, furniture, technology and table top supplies.
In addition to extra stands for 2015, the show’s new upper feature level is also home to the new Drinks Innovation Theatre, Speciality Wine Village, Innovation Challenge Showcase, and Craft Beer & Cider Showcase.
The CEOs of TGI Friday’s, ASK Italian and Gourmet Burger Kitchen are among the names of keynote speakers confirmed. Recent additions to the line-up include Simon King, director of operations at Burger and Lobster restaurant group and director of Wiltshire Pub Company, Alex Reilley, executive vice chairman at Loungers, and Stephen Evans, development director at GBK – joining Trevor Watson, director at David Coffer Lyons, in The Casual Dining Property Panel.