As in previous years, the FCSI EAME booth (hall 2, booth A59, A65, B60, B66) will be a hub of activity and serve as a meeting point for Allied and Professional members who are invited to use the space for meetings, networking or simply to take a break from walking the floors and enjoy a drink and a bit to eat.
“We are delighted to see our FCSI friends and family again; Host is the perfect forum to share knowledge,” says FCSI EAME executive director Elonique Dalhuisen. “We eagerly welcome our valued members and visitors at our beautiful booth, providing a wonderful platform for networking and fostering connections.”
There will be a full program of events throughout HostMilano 2023, starting with breakfast every day and ending with a happy hour for guests and friends of FCSI who can also enjoy lunch at the booth.
The booth will also be home to a busy speaker and presentation program, which will see consultants, along with industry experts, discussing pertinent topics and sharing their thoughts on challenges and opportunities in the industry.
Up for discussion
The presentations and panel discussions in the FCSI EAME booth will cover a range of themes, including: Sustainability and the environment; future trends; technology; and social impact.
The Foodservice Consultant team will host a series of panel discussions, the full programme is:
Friday 13 October
11am: Technology with a purpose: How to utilize purposeful technology in the kitchen, in partnership with Alto-Shaam.
3pm: The importance of water filtration in coffee applications, In partnership with Pentair.
Saturday 14 October
11am: The future of ventless foodservice: “resetting” the thinking about ventless cooking solutions, in partnership with Middleby.
3pm: Fire suppression test requirements for commercial kitchen, in partnership with Ansul.
Sunday 15 October
11am: Automation in warewashing: Trends and challenges, In partnership with Meiko.
3pm: No planet B: Facing up to the food waste challenge, in partnership with InSinkErator.
Catching up again
The learning program will feature keynote presentations and panel sessions where experts share their experiences and views on the chosen topics.
Previously, the FCSI team at HostMilano has run exciting student challenges and this year is no exception; there will again be a student challenge during HostMilano 2023.
The sponsor recognition party held for all sponsors and consultant members will this year take place at the Cimbali Group House of Brands Flagship Store. There will be plenty of excellent food and drinks for those attending along with a DJ playing music and the announcement of the winners of the student challenge.
FCSI’s activities are only made possible through the support of the valued sponsors and FCSI EAME would like to thank all the sponsors for this continued support. “Gathering at HostMilano 2023, we are thrilled to reconnect, share knowledge and catch up with each other again,” concludes Dalhuisen.
Come and visit FCSI EAME at HostMilano 2023, hall 2, booth A59, A65, B60, B66