The Public Sector Catering Expo is a brand new event for 2019, it will bring together chefs and caterers from across all areas of the public sector.  The event includes an exhibition of over 100 suppliers with a lively seminar programme and live demonstration theatre - the event is FREE to attend for everyone working within public sector catering.

Whether you work in senior management, in the kitchen or front-of-house - however you support catering and hospitality teams - there will be something here for you!


An interactive demonstration area will showcase the skills of caterers from across all areas of the public sector. 

Across the two day event you can see a series of live presentations from a host of chefs working within schools, universities, hospitals, prisons, the military and more.

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Central exhibition area, featuring the key associations which represent the public sector catering industry, find out more about the work they do across the industry and the benefits of working with them.



Leading experts and commentators from across the sector will discuss the key issues and topics facing public sector caterers in a series of free to attend seminar sessions which are open to everyone and will run throughout the two-day event.

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All areas of the Expo are open to everyone and included as part of your free entry

Speaker line up includes...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Prue Leith David Russell Andy Jones Alexia Robinson

A Public Sector Catering event supported by:

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