Peter Dore-Smith, Kaffeine

Speaker Q&A: Peter Dore-Smith, Kaffeine

For Peter Dore-Smith, founder & director of Kaffeine, lunch! is a must visit. He’s been attending since its Old Billingsgate days and says it’s a “superb opportunity for operators of all levels to access information, products, and samples, and listen to industry professionals speak about their experiences”. (more…)

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Hannah McKay, Caffè Nero

Speaker Q&A: Hannah McKay, Caffè Nero

For Hannah McKay, head of food and beverage at Caffè Nero, lunch! is a “key date in the diary for the food-to-go and the coffee shop sector”. She’ll be speaking at the show on Friday 21 September, discussing the importance of keeping your core offering at the very top of its game.   (more…)

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lunch! Keynote Theatre 2

Greggs, Caffè Nero, KFC, Tortilla, GAIL’s Bakery & Pod join lunch! Keynote line-up

Caffè Nero’s head of food & beverage Hannah McKay, Greggs’ head of category David Ross, KFC’s innovation director for the UK and Ireland Jack Hinchcliffe, GAIL’s Bakery’s marketing director Romy Miller, Tortilla’s head of food Martyn Clover, and Pod’s head of food Aggie Morrell, are the latest high-profile additions to this year’s free Keynote line-up […]

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Richard Morris, Tortilla

Speaker Q&A: Richard Morris, Tortilla

A regular speaker at lunch!, Tortilla’s MD Richard Morris is back for 2018 to share insights on their strategies for staying ‘authentic’ in this hugely competitive market.  His opening day Keynote will cover everything from innovative sourcing and customer choice to pricing and delivery opportunities. (more…)

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Arnaud Kaziewicz, EAT

Speaker Q&A: Arnaud Kaziewicz, EAT.

Arnaud Kaziewicz is head of food at EAT.  A MasterChef: The Professionals 2016 finalist, for him ‘attention to detail’ is a key ingredient to success in the food-to-go market.  He’ll be sharing his insights in the show’s first ever ‘Head of Food panel’, alongside representatives from Tortilla and Pod. (more…)

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Angelina Harrisson, Tossed

Speaker Q&A: Angelina Harrisson, Tossed

Want to find out more about this year’s lunch! speakers? Our new Q&A series will feature some of the biggest names in food-to-go giving their take on the latest big trends and sharing expert insights, strategies and advice. First up is Angelina Harrisson, food & commercial director at Tossed. (more…)

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Julian Metcalfe OBE, founder of itsu

itsu and Pret founder Julian Metcalfe confirmed for exclusive lunch! 2018 Keynote

Julian Metcalfe OBE, founder of Asian-inspired, healthy food outlet itsu and co-founder of high street stalwart Pret A Manger, is confirmed for a headline Keynote interview at lunch! 2018 on 20 September at London ExCeL. One of Britain’s most successful food-to-go entrepreneurs, Metcalfe says he’s delighted to be speaking at the show for the first […]

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lunch! 2017 welcome

lunch! 2017 – show video

We’re delighted to have just had our biggest, busiest and best lunch! yet. The comments we’ve received about the incredible atmosphere at our new venue have been overwhelmingly positive – there was such a fantastic ‘buzz’ across the show floor throughout the two days. We’d like to say a big thank you to all the […]

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lunch! reports ExCeL-lent turnout for 2017

lunch! celebrated its tenth anniversary in style last week – with its biggest ever edition enjoying a record turnout for another successive year.  Over 6,300 food-to-go operators, retailers and caterers packed the aisles at ExCeL London, over 21-22 September, to see and sample the next-wave of NPD from 335 leading exhibitors. The 7% increase in […]

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Innovation Challenge 2017 – video highlights

If you missed it, here are some video highlights of the Innovation Challenge at lunch! 2017. Innovation Challenge at lunch! 2017 from Diversified UK on Vimeo. To see full details of the results, please visit: 

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