FOODSERVICE PROGRAMME

Restaurants are being revolutionised to become more responsible, healthy, conceptualised and digitalised.

New regulations, better quality food, sustainable products and equipment, and preventing food and energy waste are major challenges facing the restaurant industry.  

A whole range of events designed around the restaurant industry are on the programme:

CONFERENCES

HOSPITALITY & TECH TALKS (Pavilion 7.3) will host a programme of talks and discussions on the issues facing the hospitality industry of the future.

SUSTAINABLE TALKS (Pavilion 4) feature a programme dedicated to CSR.

Programme available from June 2020.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS

by Les Toques Françaises

by La Maison Masse

by Restau’Co

by Restau’Co

By the SYNEG & Ecologic

By l’Union des Sommeliers de France

By the Association des Barmen de France

By the "Agence pour la Valorisation des Produits Agricoles" (AVPA)

By the "Académie Culinaire de France"

In partnership with Campus Ferrières

EXPERIENTIAL AREAS

PAVILION 7.1

GREEN SPACE

Landscape architects CHRISTOPHE GAUTRAND and BENJAMIN DESHOULIERES design “delicious plants” using innovative techniques showcased in an unexpected quirky and unique garden.

Highlights : In 2019, Christophe Gautrand & Associés delivered the terrace for the “Parisian Apartment” at the Mandarin Oriental in Paris (1st arrondissement), and created the setting for the Dior Couture reception at K2 Altitude in Courchevel 1850. His current projects include those at Hôtel Coeur de Megève and Hôtel Opéra Cadet (Steller group), a project for the Grand Hôtel du Château de Versailles (LOV group and Alain Ducasse) and the gardens of the Tour Cristal (Allianz group) in Paris (15th arrondissement).

 Space created under the Artistic Direction of Thierry VIRVAIRE

PAVILION 7.2

BATTLE STAGE

Like every year at EquipHotel, Michelin-starred chefs, young chefs, apprentices and restaurant professionals will go head to head in food and dining service competitions. Don’t miss the Trophée Masse, the Trophée Jean Delaveyne and of course the Chefs en Or competitions.

RESTO DES CHEFS

The furniture chosen by Thierry Virvaire from the collections of expert specialists will offer 140 seats for a unique lunch, in compliance with the regulations in place: we will discover recycled and recyclable products.

The oversized architecture is metallic and raw: circular volumes are set on almost 650sqm, all in contrast with a precious interior decoration: a dominant of powder pink for a lot of clarity and softness and terracotta tones for very natural material effects.

The elegance of the place is evoked by a vegetal universe inspired by the architectural historical lexicon for the exclusive carpets and hangings.

Learn more about Thierry Virvaire.

Thierry Virvaire is an interior decorator/scenographer and project manager.

Having signed for the renovation of Parisian hotels and the publishing of collections of decorative objects, he is also passionate about the scenography of professional events in the worlds of fashion, hotels and gastronomy: he stages trends and expertise in universes where conviviality and happiness are highlighted.

BAR SPACE

Interior designer OSCAR LUCIEN (for MAISONNUMERO20) has designed a “deco-shaker”-themed bar. The result is a neo-mixology, somewhere between intoxicating elixir and hidden sanctuary in a very exclusive hotel.

Focus on wines & spirits without forgetting the world of coffee and tea, highlighted in collaboration with Victor Delpierre. The menu and the programming of the space will be created by this expert barista. 

Highlights : In 2019, Oscar Lucien was responsible for the interior decorating of the Paradis Latin in Paris (5th arrondissement), Hotel Konti (4 stars) in Bordeaux and the Derby Alma (4 stars) in Paris (7th arrondissement). His current projects include the Champs-Elysées Plaza Hotel (5 stars) in Paris (8th arrondissement), MGallery by Sofitel La Défense (5 stars), Clichy-Batignolles (4 stars) in Paris (17th arrondissement) and Tropical (4 stars) in St Barts.

 Space created under the Artistic Direction of Thierry VIRVAIRE

PAVILION 3

THE SIGNATURE

This space gives pride of place to furniture fabric designers and features a bar designed by LALLY & BERGER.

Highlights : This pair of interior designers, who are responsible for the recent renovation of 32 rooms and the Suite Belle Etoile (Rooftop penthouse of the hotel) of Le Meurice Hotel (Dorchester Collection Group) in Paris (1st arrondissement), plan to continue their work at the palace hotel in 2020, with the renovation of 20 other rooms.

 

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