Beirut, February 15, 2012
Horeca announces its 19th edition again under the theme of
Beirut Capital of Taste
From 20 to 23 March at Biel
A press conference held under the patronage of his Excellency Minister of Tourism, Mr. Fady Abboud on February 15, 2012 at Phoenicia hotel Beirut.
Presidents of associations and syndicates from the hospitality industry expressed their support again for Horeca and announced the new activities and plans to this industry for the coming season.
Horeca Award 2012 for Beiruting delivered by Minister of Tourism and Mrs Joumana Salame (Horeca)
Joumana Dammous-Salamé, Managing Director of Hospitality Services announced the increase of demand for Horeca 2012 and she confirmed that 90% of the space has been reserved and she highlighted that “Horeca 2012 will be the occasion for industry professionals from the region to gather under one roof during the 4 days event, network and checkout the competition”.
Salamé and to close her welcome message, thanked all the partners and sponsors of Horeca, as well as Phoenicia Hotel and Le Vendome Beirut for their partnership.
Horeca will host more than 350 exhibitors from: France, Iran, Italy, Jordan, KSA, Poland, Thailand, Srilanka, Turkey and UAE.
As usual local and 15 international chefs will participate and preside the Hospitality Salon Culinaire; 15 categories and 200 cooks representing well known establishments.
On this occasion, Press Award was distributed in recognition to the Lebanese media which have been following Horeca over the years.
The press conference was followed by a brunch at Eau de Vie
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Horeca 2012 will open its doors from March 20 to 23rd from 4 to 9pm and will welcome professionals from the hospitality industry along with the media.
Many competitions and activities are conducted:
- Hospitality Salon Culinaire
- Live Junior Chef Competition
- Wine & Beverage lab
- Olive Oil Contest
- World Culinary Heritage
- Syndicate of Lebanese Food industries Forum
- International Food Safety Seminar, Required Knowledge for Handling and Exporting Food by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon