Compass announced as headline International Salon Culinaire sponsor

Hotel, Restaurant & Catering Show (HRC) recently announced that Compass Group UK and Ireland will be a headline sponsor of International Salon Culinaire when it forms a key part of the HRC event from the 22nd to 24th March 2021 at ExCeL, London. Consisting of the world-renowned Salon Display, Live Theatre and Skills Theatre, the event will help showcase the terrific skills and talent within the hospitality industry, while also providing culinary inspiration and new ideas to an expected 30,000 plus visitors.

Nick Vadis, culinary director for Compass Group UK and Ireland, said: “After such a difficult year for so many in our industry, Salon Culinaire provides us with the perfect opportunity to help showcase and support the very best talent hospitality has to offer. Salon Culinaire is widely seen as the pinnacle of professional, but friendly, culinary competition and we honestly can’t wait to meet, chat and engage with competitors and visitors alike in March next year.”

Andrew Pantelli, project director for International Salon Culinaire, added: “We are anticipating a huge appetite for the competitions next year with our chef community eager to get back to practicing their skills. We have already increased the number of workstations in the Skills Theatre to 10, to match those within Live Theatre, and are also expecting to announce over 40 classes within Salon Display and 20-plus themed competitions within Live Theatre.”

Details of the full 2021 schedule will be announced in November.