Feb 24, 2009
Gulfood Exhibition showcases Nestlé Professional's commitment to its partners at this year's Salon Culinaire Nestlé Professional marked its participation at this year's Gulfood 2009 event through its ongoing partnership with the Emirates Culinary Guild at Emirates International Salon Culinaire. The exhibition is taking place from 23-26 February at Dubai World Trade Centre 2009. "We're pleased to be a part of Gulfood once again this year. As a global, dedicated solutions provider to out-of-home professionals and operators, it is important for us to continue working closely with operators, and support their efforts to meet local and global standards and trends," said Rabie Issa, Regional Business Manager, Nestlé Professional. "At Nestlé Professional, we always look to become an inspiring growth partner for our customers by delivering creative branded Food and Beverage solutions, enabling them to innovate and delight their consumers," added Issa. At Gulfood this year, Nestlé Professional is sponsoring Salon Culinaire, featuring an exciting agenda of cooking, baking and brewing innovation. Organized by the Emirates Culinary Guild, the UAE's association of professional chefs, Salon Culinaire is a four-day culinary extravaganza that includes seminars, competitions and demonstrations. This is one of the biggest events dedicated to the culinary arts and the celebration of food and beverage displayed in a variety of delightful creations. "Our partnership with Nestlé Professional has been an invaluable source of continuous support, which has been present since our inception more than a decade ago," said Alen Thong, Guild Coordinator. "We look forward to an ever-fruitful relationship as we continue to expand regionally and, in due time, internationally." The event will thrill and inspire audiences with, cookery demonstrations, live cooking competitions, ice carving demonstrations, buffet and banqueting showpieces, pastry and sugar set pieces and bakery and confectionery innovations. Nestlé Professional is dedicated to responding to the needs of out-of-home professionals. As a nutrition, health and wellness company, with a strong commitment to science and research, Nestlé Professional provides operators with added-value solutions suited to specific channels in out-of-home, like full service and quick service restaurants, hotels, cafes, convenience stores, canteens, hospitals, offices, schools, leisure, travel and transportation. Launched in 1987, Gulfood is the region's largest and most important industry event of the year and a strategic platform for buyers and sellers to conduct direct business face to face. The exhibition is a showcase for manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers from around the world, representing all of the key sectors within the food and hospitality trade.