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2503, 2019

Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) join forces with World Gourmet Summit to bring the region’s Best Talent to Fine Food Live

March 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

Partnership with the premier haute cuisine festival focuses on elevated programming on the Fine Food Live demo stage, providing even greater content for exhibitors and visitors Isaac Mchale from London’s award-winning, The Clove Club, headlining the SFFA main stage, Fine Food Live, in 2018 SINGAPORE, 18 February 2019 – Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) is proud to work with World Gourmet Summit (WGS) – the region’s foremost gastronomic event – to curate two days of interactive programming on the celebrated Fine Food Live stage at SFFA 2019. The legendary WGS has placed Singapore on the culinary world map since 1997 and has been conferred over 50 international awards; it is the must-attend event on every chef and hospitality professional’s calendar. Founder of the World Gourmet Summit and CEO of PKH, Peter Knipp says, “Through the years, we have been fortunate enough to witness many rising stars in the [...]

2801, 2019

Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia 2019 announces most comprehensive line-up of activities to date – Setting the stage for even more quality trade buyers

January 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

RPB Asia secures the 31st National Cocktail Competition for the first time, brings back the Bartender Invitational by The Bar Awards, leverages trade and consumer insights to imagine the Ideal Bar of the Future and works with trailblazing local and regional talent to create a new signature cocktail for Singapore. SINGAPORE, 22 January 2019 – Organised by Montgomery Asia, Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia (RPB Asia) 2019 will play host to two of the region’s most prestigious bartending competitions – the 31st National Cocktail Competition by the Association of Bartenders & Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS) and the second edition of the Bartender Invitational by The Bar Awards – underscoring RPB Asia’s position as Southeast Asia’s only trade show dedicated to the restaurant, pub and bar community. These competitions will be held alongside two brand new features – the Ideal Bar of the Future and a [...]

2801, 2019

Speciality & Fine Food Asia and Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia partner with top industry experts to shape programming for third edition

January 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

Newly launched Industry Ambassadors initiative aims to tap expertise and experience of industry frontrunners to best cater to SFFA and RPB Asia exhibitors and visitors. SINGAPORE, 9 January 2019 – For its third edition from 17 – 19 July this year, Southeast Asia's leading trade shows for artisan and gourmet fine food and drink, Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) and Restaurant Pub & Bar (RPB) Asia will engage with top industry leaders to gather feedback and content ideas to fine-tune show offerings and features. This new approach – incorporating up to date, on-ground feedback from experts in various fields – allows for a more robust program that is reflective of industry trends, explores solutions to real-life challenges and equips visitors with the latest market content and insider knowledge to drive sustained growth and longevity in the competitive Southeast Asian HORECA landscape. Industry Ambassadors [...]

308, 2018

Speciality & Fine Food Asia and Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia concludes second year with bigger & better results

August 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

The focus on innovation, industry partnerships and increased onsite programming spelled success for the three-day trade event SINGAPORE, 2 August 2018 – Now in its second year, Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) and Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia (RPB Asia) welcomed more than 3,300 visitors from the food and beverage and hospitality industries across Southeast Asia, with 160 local and international exhibiting companies and eight national pavilions from 20 countries for the three-day shows and related events. The trade-only shows saw buyers and exhibitors in a focused environment – making valuable contacts, signing multi-million dollar deals and learning from industry experts through a series of engaging panel discussions, cooking demos by star chefs, and beverage masterclasses by sommeliers, bartenders, sake and tea masters. “It was a truly invigorating experience at SFFA and RPB Asia this year,” says Christopher McCuin, Managing Director of Montgomery Asia, [...]

2707, 2018

Jay Khan of COA Hong Kong Crowned The Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia Bartender Invitational 2018

July 27th, 2018|Categories: News|

After five grueling challenges over two days of competition, Jay Khan, owner of COA in Hong Kong, is crowned the first ultimate Bartender of the Year by the Restaurant, Pub and Bar Asia Bartender Invitational 2018. Singapore, 25 July 2018 – The inaugural Restaurant, Pub and Bar Asia Bartender Invitational came to a close last week and Hong Kong’s Jay Khan was crowned the ultimate Bartender of the Year 2018. The winner of Bartender of the Year award during the recent The Bar Awards Hong Kong, Jay competed against his peers from Kuala Lumpur, Macau and Singapore to come out top. The RPB Bartender Invitational is organised by event company Fun Size, the same people behind The Bar Awards across Asia. This inaugural event brought bartenders together for unity, friendship and inspiration in friendly competition under the values of bartending and hospitality. “We’re very [...]

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