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Focus on Food Conference

Date: 9am to 4.30pm on Tuesday 28 March 2023

Venue: ICC Belfast

Category: Food


Book a ticket for this one-day conference if you're involved in or interested in Belfast and Northern Ireland's bustling food and drink industry.

Conference speakers include:

  • Grace Dent (columnist, broadcaster, author, restaurant critic for the Guardian and regular on BBC’s Master Chef UK)
  • Chefs Gemma Austin and Chris McClurg  (Great British Menu 2022 contestants)
  • Anna Pollock (strategist on regenerative hospitality and tourism)
  • Skye Gyngell (chef patron at Spring and Heckfield Place)
  • Giles Gibbons (co-founder of Sustainable Restaurant Association) 
  • Conor Spacy (founder of Food Space, Dublin).

You'll hear from industry experts and also have an opportunity to meet peers in the 'Producer showcase' zone.

The conference will also cover:

  • Nurturing talent
  • Sustainability best practice
  • What makes a great food destination
  • New voices: Finding success in a competitive world.

For event information and tickets, go to Eventbrite (link opens in new window). Tickets include lunch refreshments. Student discount is available.

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