Coffee shop culture goes on show at Olympia


The Caffè Culture Show (May 15-16, Olympia, London) supports outlets with a specialist tea and coffee offering and offers visitors live demonstrations, interactive tastings, free business advice and the opportunity to interact with over 230 suppliers.

Caffè Culture aims to give visitors from all types of outlet, from pubs and hotels to staff restaurants, a valuable insight into why a premium coffee service is an essential and profitable part of every hospitality offering.

The Caffè Business Theatre and the Taste Experience Stage will showcase a full programme of free seminars and theatre-style demos from leaders in the field to ensure that visitors are up-to-date on the latest specialist skills and techniques.

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The Caffé Business Theatre hosts a series of seminars focusing on the key issues facing businesses with a coffee offering and includes speakers such as Kenneth Sharp from Triage Hospitality, who will demonstrate the results of extensive research into how a successful coffee service can turn high footfall levels into a sustained income.

The expert presenters on the Taste Experience Stage will show visitors how they can easily enhance their food and beverage offering through practical demonstrations and interactive sessions. Visitors can taste a range of beverages, learn about the latest Barista techniques and match the right products with their particular business. The programme includes a session presented by catering consultant, Paul Eagles who will demonstrate his techniques for utilising existing barista skills to present a top quality, full and varied hot chocolate selection.


Event Director, Elliot Gard comments: “Our aim is to ensure that operators from all types of hospitality outlet can tap into a comprehensive range of industry suppliers and an invaluable source of specialist expertise which they can then apply to their everyday businesses. We continually evolve the show in order to stay abreast of the marketplace and to ensure that the benefit it offers each business will inspire progress and profitability and keep the hospitality industry thriving.”

Suppliers in 2013 include Cawston Press, Eureka, Sri Tea, Artisan Biscuits, Varesina Caffe, Franke, Beyond the Bean and Matthew Algie, who will offer a range of products to enhance all areas of a successful business, from bakery to drinks, clothing, beverage equipment and tableware. Register now and save £25 on the door.

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