3 things to look forward to at Food & Hotel Asia

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The Apple of the Industry is making its return this 12 – 15 April 2016 at the Singapore Expo! Food & Hotel Asia (FHA) has grown as a trade exhibition over the years and is now anticipated both locally and internationally.FHA-Royal Plaza on ScottsIn 2014, FHA concluded on 11 April at the Singapore Expo. All 10 halls of Singapore Expo were occupied, which amounted to 95,000sqm of exhibition space. A record 63,555 international trade attendees were welcomed by FHA from 97 countries and regions! 
  1. The exhibitions
 The main attraction of the exhibition is, of course, the exhibition itself. With the 2014 edition of FHA starting off by setting new records as a record 2,937 exhibitors from 64 countries/regions and 56 international group pavilions flocking to Singapore, we can only expect more this year.Food & Hotel Asia - Exhibition Floor Photo Credit: Food & Hotel AsiaWe’re so excited and can’t wait to ogle over their display of the latest and most unique products. The exhibitors expected this year will cover services ranging from food & beverage management systems, specialty coffee and tea, housekeeping products, food processing equipment and accessories, and much more!Food & Hotel Asia - Chef Demo Photo Credit: Food & Hotel AsiaCurious about what to expect? View the full list of exhibitors here
  1. The conference
 The FHA 2016 International Conference will help to tackle unique industry challenges and is a must-go for trade visitors. If you’re heading down to check out the exhibits or are looking for something in particular, it would be beneficial to have the conference highlights on hand to make sure you don’t miss anything that could benefit your business.Food & Hotel Asia - Conference Photo Credit: Food & Hotel Asia Over 100 industry professionals will be addressing the latest challenges in boosting revenues and ensuring sustainable business growth through being creative, flexible, and making the right investments at the right time.Food & Hotel Asia - Debate Photo Credit: Food & Hotel AsiaDifferent topics will be covered. Let us know which one piques your interest:
  1. Hotels & Resorts Management Conference
  2. F & B Design, Technology & Operations Conference
  • Food Safety & Supply Conference
  1. Bakery
  1. The competitions
 This, in our opinion, is the most thrilling portion of the whole event. The FHA culinary challenge beholds 3 categories for participants: Individual, team, and the Sweet High Tea Challenge, which is making its first appearance this year.Food & Hotel Asia - Culinary Challenge Photo Credit: Food & Hotel AsiaThe Sweet High Tea Challenge welcomes teams from hotels, restaurants, confectionaries, airlines, culinary training institutes or catering establishments. Each team will be made up of 2 competitors, working together to prepare a High Tea Set (in no particular style – it’s up to your creativity) that would cater to 6 persons.There’s even a barista challenge, which is focused on advancing the profession while also promoting the beauty of specialty coffee. While we’re on the subject of coffee, who says you can’t enjoy a hot beverage and art at the same time? In a Latte Art duel, contestants are required to prepare a free pour latte within just three-minutes (talk about intense!) in a performance and present it to a panel.Food & Hotel Asia - Barista Photo Credit: Food & Hotel AsiaThere’s also something for the sweet tooth – and the chefs who prepare those desserts hail from 11 national teams – namely China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Asian Pastry Cup 2016 will be streamed live on YouTube and Youku (in China), allowing pastry fans a top class view to the excitement and beauty involved in the preparation of pastry creations.Food & Hotel Asia - Pastry Cup Photo Credit: Food & Hotel AsiaWhat are you looking forward to most? Will you be part of Food & Hotel Asia this year? If you’re coming to Singapore to witness these amazing creations and inventions, view our room promotions here to stay in central Orchard, the shopping heart of Singapore! Plus, we’re located just 3 minutes away from Orchard MRT station, just in case you’re having trouble flagging a cab at the event venue and decide to take a ride in our MRT instead.Singapore Hotel View Offers
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