Coffee shop and food-to-go trailblazers join lunch! line-up

Offering remarkable access to some of the biggest names and operators in the industry, lunch! the definitive event for the café, coffee shop and food-to-go sector, has revealed the first batch of experts joining the Keynote speaker line-up. Ganan Kanagathurai, UK CEO of itsu, Will Stratton-Morris, CEO of Caffé Nero, and Marta Pogroszewska, managing director of GAIL’s Bakery, have been confirmed to speak at lunch! –  which takes place on 14-15 September at ExCeL London.

Other key players announced as part of the lunch! keynote line-up include Neil Sebba, MD, Tossed, James Shapland, Founder & CEO, Coffi Lab, Paolo Peretti, MD, AMT Coffee, Will Kenney, Commercial Director, 200 Degrees, James Kidman, Head of Food, Crussh, Amanda Lowe, Head of Innovation, Soho Coffee Co, Jim Winship, Director, British Sandwich & Food To Go Association and Mark McCulloch, Founder, Hospitality Rising. They are joined by a host of leading insight experts predicting the future of food to go and coffee shops.

Commenting on the show, Will Stratton-Morris, CEO of Caffè Nero says “Having attended dozens of trade shows over the years, this is unquestionably one of the best. Vibrant, quality players and very engaging!”

As well as providing key insights and inspiration, lunch! will feature a bustling central exhibition with over 300 food-to-go and drink exhibitors. The leading tradeshow will once again co-locate with Casual Dining – the definitive trade event for the restaurant, pub and bar sector and Commercial Kitchen – the essential event for executive chefs and decision makers from professional kitchens.  To register for a free trade ticket, visit Quote VLU16 to save the £20 door fee.