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31st January 2024

HRC 2024 unveils seminar programme

Written by: Edward Waddell
Sustainability, retention and the future of African & Caribbean cuisine are some of the topics on the agenda at the HRC Show, which returns to ExCeL London on 25-27th March.

The show will launch with an official inauguration ceremony for Food, Drink & Hospitality Week. Day one of HRC will see sessions including ‘Putting the S in ESG’ moderated by Juliane Caillouette-Noble, managing director of the Sustainable Restaurant Association.  

KAM, HospitalityJobsUK and Otolo will unveil the results of The UK’s Largest Hospitality Salary Survey and discuss how businesses can recruit and retain staff and remain competitive in the British hospitality market.

HRC’s 2024 chef ambassador Lisa Goodwin-Allen will be interviewed by Simon Alexander of FoodFM, as she discusses her work as executive chef at Northcote, her work with young chefs and industry charities as well as her appearances on programmes including Great British Menu, James Martin’s Saturday Morning and Snackmasters.

Day two of the show will kick off with ‘Future of Foodservice: The 2030 Vision’ by futurist Simon Stenning, followed by an examination of the impact of the national living wage rise for the industry by UKHospitality's Kate Nicholls OBE.

The final day of HRC will see a discussion of the future of African & Caribbean cuisine with The Future Plate, a session on mastering your menu hosted by Citizen Kind and a look at how hospitality can diversify its talent pool hosted by Saira Hospitality.

To view the show’s full seminar programme visit: