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Pavilions & specials

Looking for the latest trends and developments in the field of hospitality? Then don't miss the pavilions and specials at Gastvrij Rotterdam! Stop by and discover the latest innovations in the hospitality industry. How about the Cocktails & Beans pavilion where you can taste the best coffees? Or the Wine & Fine Foods pavilion where you can enjoy the most refined flavors and combinations? And don't forget to take a look at the Competition Arenas where you can admire the best culinary delights. You can discover this and much more at Gastvrij Rotterdam!

Plant-Based Pavilion

Veganism has been gaining a lot of popularity in the hospitality industry in recent years. A pavilion focused on plant-based products on the exhibition floor cannot be missed. The Plant-Based Pavilion offers the most complete overview of responsible and plant-based products and suppliers. This is supported by various tastings. With concrete vegan foodservice products, the exhibitors of the Plant-Based Pavilion show what is possible!

In the adjacent sustainability pavilion: "Dit Smaakt Naar Meer!" lectures and workshops will be held that also tie in with this topic. 

Dit Smaakt Naar Meer!

In the Dit Smaakt Naar Meer! Pavilion at Gastvrij Rotterdam, sustainable inspiration takes center stage. Here, around 40 exhibitors and a large number of speakers and enthusiastic chefs will be on hand to make the Dit Smaakt Naar Meer! Pavilion into a sustainable success. All fair days there will be inspiring, culinary sessions in the kitchen of the Dit Smaakt Naar Meer! Pavilion hosted inspiring, culinary sessions. It also hosted the presentation of the Gaia Green Award. The Dit Smaakt Naar Meer! Pavilion is made possible by Green Leisure.

For participation opportunities and information, please visit the website of the Dit Smaakt Naar Meer! pavilion.

Cocktail Promenade - Bartender Level

'There is a true revolution going on in the cocktail market: the general public is ordering more cocktails than ever, and almost every catering establishment serves them. Experts speak of a 'cocktail revolution', but also see a major lack of cocktail knowledge in the catering industry. Ready-made cocktails are certainly a good solution, but don't let the 'ready-made convenience' stop you. There is much more going on in the world of cocktails, such as: special flavors, new bartender infrastructure, mixology and more! Experience them in the Cocktail Promenade during Gastvrij Rotterdam.

The Beer Xperience

After a successful second edition in 2023, The Beer Xperience, hosted by Have a Few, can be found at Gastvrij Rotterdam once again! Independent Dutch breweries have the opportunity to showcase themselves to the high-quality visitors of Gastvrij Rotterdam in a welcoming environment. The focus is on the beers of the best Dutch craft breweries! The brewers are ready to let the visitors taste their latest and most famous brews.

Limited number of spots, so be quick to get in touch! More info or interested? Contact joris@localcraftbeer.nl.

Wedstrijd Arena

This edition there are no less than two Competition Arenas, hosted by Euro-Toques Netherlands and the Gastronomisch Gilde. Upcoming edition will again compete for Het Glazen Kalf, the Young Chef Awards and Cooking with Wild. But also the Euro-Toques Nederland Cookware Company Restaurant Prize, preliminary round of the HANOS Gouden Koksmuts, kick off of the 100% plant-based competition and Salt Challenge will take place here!

Wine & Fine Food

In the atmospheric ambience of Wine & Fine Food you can taste special wines & delicacies and search for the perfect wine/food combinations. Be informed about the latest trends in wine. Top gastronomes and wine professionals will give master classes and tastings in the Wine TheatreĀ© and on the exhibition floor you will find numerous delicacies and fine food products and a selection of renowned wineries.

Start-Up Spots

Start-Up Spots is especially for start-up and restarting suppliers to the hospitality industry.