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India International Culinary Classic


Shaped in the form of an annual culinary extravaganza, India International Culinary Classic (IICC) is the ultimate arena where culinary talents across India display their food mastery, seeking accreditation to elevate their level. Participants are judged by a panel of internationally acclaimed chefs. With strong support from the Western Chef’s Association (WICA), IICC has been established and niche competition designed on an international modelled framework; it has emerged as a gathering point for the gourmet industry to network, share experiences and marvel at the creative show pieces, having received very good response from the participants and exhibitors.


ProWein Education Campaign

ProWein Education Campaign India has been one of the most sought-after events at FHIn 2019, in association with Messe Duesseldorf India. It brought wine and spirit connoisseurs together under one roof to discuss the business game plan for the future. This event, particularly, created an apt avenue for alcohol dealers, producers and local suppliers; therefore, making it a must attend event by the who’s who of wine and spirit trade.

Hospitality Strategy Summit (HSS) 2019

Being one of the emerging sectors in the country, the hospitality industry has the potential to be one of the biggest employment generators in the country. HSS has become an aggressive platform for industry knowledge exchange, deliberate on possible road map for the food and hospitality sector to be able to create a multiplier effect for the economy. It provides a platform for industry leaders to share knowledge and discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead for the industry. Fleet of hospitality professionals being part of HSS bring forth expert views on changing dynamics of the industry.

The Barista Championship (TBC)

The Barista Championship (TBC) is an exclusive affair at the FHIn for professional competition authorized and judged by industry stalwarts. It aims at providing a platform for coffee professionals and enthusiasts to share their knowledge, and to compete and celebrate this beverage segment. TBC has received very encouraging response from the coffee makers appreciating the overall experience.

Hospitality Tech Conclave

Over the years technology has become an integral part of food and hospitality business, and hospitality technology is now considered extremely critical for success of organisations. This conclave is a chosen platform to bring forth India’s forward thinking in the food service and hospitality establishments. The congregation allows participants to learn and evaluate the latest industry trends, network with industry experts, and identify innovative sources for novel products to improve business operations and boost profitability, which lead to efficient delivery of guest services.

Master Class on Kitchen Design & Planning

Good design and planning are characteristics for a smart business entity in terms of food-hospitality segment. Conducted by renowned kitchen consultant Mr. Sunil Khanna, this knowledge packed session motivated professionals on refrigeration to deliberate on energy-efficient kitchens, and how more emphasis should be laid on design and planning. It has received overwhelming response from the industry professionals dealing in kitchen design.

The Purchase Punch

The key drivers of any food and hospitality trade shows are purchase managers, who apart from lead management heads understands the pulse of the needs of an organisation and accordingly outline a purchase agenda. Food & Hotel India invite the noted purchase managers from different spheres of the food and hospitality industry onboard to conduct this innovative forum to deliberate on proactive business measures and purchase trends. Serving as a lounge with meeting facilities, the Purchasing Punch provides purchasers from across the region an environment conducive for business discussions.

Housekeeping Seminar

Cleanliness and hygiene are extremely essential parameters that lay the success foundations for any food and hospitality establishment. These aspects are strictly regulated by housekeeping department and to acknowledge the hard work this profession entails. FHIn 2019 has brought together noted housekeepers and hospitality professionals discussing on key agendas that affect housekeeping in hospitality. Session has recorded very good remarks from housekeeping community.

Raw to Refresh

This has been a very engaging and interesting live session at FHIn 2019. The concept introduced brought 4 executive chefs preparing gourmet dishes live in front of the audience from the raw ingredients provided to them. This live session has generated lot of buzz around with excellent response from the visitors witnessing the colourful live contest exemplifying chef’s expertise.

Journey to Entrepreneur

Journey to entrepreneur is session for chefs & hospitality professionals about how to convert their idea to start-up? This interactive session is conducted by Chef Rahul Akerkar, an award winning start-up investor who has rich experience of developing series of ventures. He shared his insights about how you can convert your idea into business.

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