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food & hotel myanmar 2014

By September 29, 2014April 12th, 2015No Comments




Fresh from its inaugural success, Food & Hotel Myanmar is already planning for its 2015 show slated for June. The recently concluded 2014 edition delivered the country’s first and largest most international industry trade event that attracted 227 participants from 29 countries with Germany, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and USA hosting their individual pavilions as part of the 6,500sqm of event space. Organised by Bangkok Exhibition Services (BES) Ltd, An Allworld Exhibitions Member, Food & Hotel Myanmar 2014 was opened by H.E. Dr Sai Kyaw Ohn – Deputy Minister, Ministry of Hotels & Tourism, U Yan Win – Chairman of the Myanmar Hoteliers Association, Oliver Esser Soe Thet -President of the Myanmar Chefs Association and many more industry VIP’s and professionals.

There were 4 industry events during the show which included Myanmar Culinary Arts Competition (MCAC) 2014 which featured the first-ever Blind Chef cooking competition. More than 150 chefs were intensely in competition for 3 days to gain approval by world-class judges including Tony Khoo from Singapore. In the drinks segment, collaboration between BES and Element Coffee Consulting & Machine Supplies had a purpose to find Myanmar’s top barista while the AHRA-ASEAN Bartenders’ Championship 2014 co-organised by Myanmar Restaurants Association (MRA) and BES saw competitors from Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Thailand compete to win the champions trophy. Complementing the display of culinary excellence was an important area in foodservice – Food Safety Seminar presented by Food Science & Technology Association (Myanmar) 2014 on pertinent food safety, food hygiene and food standards.

H.E U Htay Aung, Union Minister, Ministry of Hotels & Tourism gave strong recognition and support to the organisers and the show saying; “The food, hospitality and tourism industries can provide significant activity and development and create national earnings for the people. F&B is very important, quality products, hygiene standards, education and industry standards are all needed to ensure Myanmar’s industry is delicious to the last drop.”

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