Theatre 12

Tuesday 26th September

11.00 - 11.30 Atholl Milton - How tech is reviving the outdated street trading model. Looking to expand your brand? Looking to launch an idea? Look to the streets! Street trading is one of the oldest sectors in the world but new tech innovations are bridging the gap between street traders and traditional retailers. Learn how this channel could work for your brand and business.
11.45 - 12.15 Mark Laurie - From Meat Raves to High Street Saviours, the past present and future of Street food in the UK Seven years after the street food revolution began what does the future hold for the food truck industry. What have been the secrets of its success? Can it continue to evolve and grow? What will it take to truly establish street food as part of our culinary and social culture?
12.30 - 13.00 Trystan Farnworth - The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy: sweet opportunity or sour threat? • An introduction to the sugar levy -why it came about, why on soft drinks only, how is it structured, what are the implications. • Britvic’s history and approach to sugar. • Sugar and drinks in the takeaway/restaurant sector. • How to “maximise the impact of the levy”, rather than just “minimise the impact”
13.15 - 13.45 Kaz Dziamarski - LPG for Outdoor and Event Catering • Promoting the safe use and storage of LPG in Outdoor and Event catering. • Launching the new UK Industry Codes of Practice. • Presented by UKLPG and Clesse UK
14.00 - 14.30 Bob Fox - Top Tips to Street Food Success This is an essential seminar for anyone who is considering setting up their own street food business. Bob will draw on his three decades’ experience of the catering sector to share with you the essential knowledge that you need to get your street food or mobile catering business up and running.
14.45 - 15.15 Jason Dyke - Health and safety of your restaurant - How to get a 5-star rating I will be talking about the importance of Health & Safety in the kitchen area. The seminar will include hygiene, what can go wrong, who is responsible, EHO visits and how to get a 5 star rating.
15.30 - 16.00 Jay Emery - 10 Secrets of Mobile Catering - and how to guarantee success. Jay Emery is ''the wood fired oven guru" and no-one is better qualified to talk you through the do''s and don''ts, the benefits and the pitfalls of getting into mobile catering. As a great showman, a really experienced operator and a shrewd entrepreneur Jay will show you the way to starting a fun, fulfilling and profitable business. Wood fired ovens will change your life. So listen up.
16.15 - 16.45 Mariëtte Abrahams MBA RD - The Personalised nutrition trend – it´s going mainstream, are you ready? Rapid advances in digital technologies are driving consumer choices and behaviours towards ultra -personalization as part of the global health & wellness trend. From healthy take-out to virtual reality, find out about the hottest trends in personalised nutrition for retailers, suppliers and service providers

Wednesday 27th September

11.00 - 11.30 Rachel Harban - The Next Generation Encouraging new businesses onto markets, street trading and events. The benefits and the pitfalls of market trading. Identifying the new and unique business ideas appearing on our markets, predominantly food orientated.
11.45 - 12.15 Bob Fox - Top Tips to Street Food Success This is an essential seminar for anyone who is considering setting up their own street food business. Bob will draw on his three decades’ experience of the catering sector to share with you the essential knowledge that you need to get your street food or mobile catering business up and running.
12.30 - 13.00 Mark Laurie - From Meat Raves to High Street Saviours, the past present and future of Street food in the UK Seven years after the street food revolution began what does the future hold for the food truck industry. What have been the secrets of its success? Can it continue to evolve and grow? What will it take to truly establish street food as part of our culinary and social culture?
13.15 - 13.45 Claire Kamel & Jacquie Sim - Getting the recipe right: Don’t let the location be your missing ingredient. What does great street food look like? Advice on best practice for street vendors and the importance of location to match both the vendor and supplier.
14.00 - 14.30 Teresa Wafer and Toby Bruce - LPG: A cleaner way to power your business Do you already use LPG (propane gas) to run your business? Want to know how to use it safely and stay on the right side of the law while running your business in a leaner, greener way? Then come along to learn about the in’s and out’s of LPG and the products available, and how it could help your business grow.
14.45 - 15.15 Jay Emery - 10 Secrets of Mobile Catering - and how to guarantee success. Jay Emery is ''the wood fired oven guru" and no-one is better qualified to talk you through the do''s and don''ts, the benefits and the pitfalls of getting into mobile catering. As a great showman, a really experienced operator and a shrewd entrepreneur Jay will show you the way to starting a fun, fulfilling and profitable business. Wood fired ovens will change your life. So listen up.
15.30 - 16.00 Siobhan Kennedy-Hall - Service, Sustainability and Savings Water2business will be talking specifically about the importance of reducing consumption and improving efficiency and thereby increasing the sustainability of busines’es in the food and drink sector.