Chef Hemant Oberoi inaugurates the three day event
In a new milestone, Food Hospitality World (FHW) has opened doors for the first time in Goa. The 26th edition of FHW exhibition opened today at the Bandodkar Ground, Campal, Panaji and will continue till October 1, 2015. The three day exhibition was inaugurated by Chef Hemant Oberoi, consultant, Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL). Speaking about the exhibition Chef Oberoi said, “This exhibition is a good platform for the hospitality industry. I met a lot of suppliers, some of whom I already know. Exhibitions like Food Hospitality World exposes a market like Goa to various business opportunities.”
The event also witnessed the launch of an exclusive coffee table book titled ‘Famous Flavours of Goa’ featuring Goan recipes by well known chefs in the industry. Dignitaries present during the book launch were Chef Sunit Sharma, Cidade de Goa; Chef Manjit Singh, executive chef, Holiday Inn Resort Goa; Chef Surajit Sarkar, senior sous chef, The O Resort & Spa, Goa; Chef K.S. Mahesh, executive chef, Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach; Chef Edia Cotta, Goan specialty chef at Spice Studio, Alila Diwa Goa; and Chef Farooq Baig, executive chef, The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino.
Spread across 3200 sq mtrs of space, the three-day show will see many panel discussions. Hospitality Think Tank will have general managers of leading hotels in Goa as panelists discussing the ‘Evolution of Goa as a MICE Destination’. The Hospitality Knowledge Exchange will have general managers of leading resorts and villa owners of Goa discussing ‘Goa as a Resort Destination: The Business of Hoteliering’. The trade show has exhibitors from different segments of the food and hospitality industry like F&B, interiors, kitchen equipment, housekeeping, bakery and others, and aims at providing solutions to various industry-related problems. Some of the exhibitors include: Nestle India, Pelican Farm and Dairy LLP, Dhanvantri Agro Foods, Blue Ocean Beverages, Beepee Enterprise, Charnock Equipments, Global Access Hospitality, Apex India and many more.