The Caterer Events

From the Cateys and UK Sommelier of the Year to the Acorn Awards, Chef Eats Out and the Product Excellence Awards, The Caterer runs more than 35 events each year to help you learn, network with your peers and recognise and celebrate the very best businesses in the hospitality industry. Find out about the latest events from The Caterer and our key industry partners.

18 May 2021

The People Summit

This free event will examine how operators in the UK can deliver the best experience for their employees and their customers. Forward-thinking speakers will address the challenges facing our industry.

18 Jul 2021
South Lodge, Horsham, West Sussex

Acorn Awards 2021

Since their inception in 1986, the Acorn Awards, affectionately known as the 30 under 30, have sought to recognise the brightest prospects in the hospitality industry.

06 Sep 2021
Olympia London

Speciality & Fine Food Fair

Speciality & Fine Food Fair is the UK’s leading showcase of artisanal food and drink for the retail, hospitality, wholesale, and import and export sectors.

07 Sep 2021
Grosvenor House, London

The Cateys 2021

The most prestigious awards in hospitality will be presented across 22 categories, each representing the finest that the hotel, restaurant, foodservice and pub and bar sectors have to offer.

23 Sep 2021
ExCel London

Casual Dining Show

The essential industry event for decision makers from restaurants, pubs & bars and hotels.

23 Sep 2021
ExCel London

Commercial Kitchen

The UK’s only dedicated event for kitchen innovations.

23 Sep 2021
ExCel London


The definitive event for decision makers from the café, coffee shop and food-to-go sector.

04 Oct 2021
Olympia London

Independent Hotel Show

Independent Hotel Show is the only industry event dedicated entirely to the needs of luxury and boutique hoteliers.

15 Oct 2021
Business Design Centre, London

Plant Based World Expo Europe

The only dedicated B2B event for the plant-based industry will offer a unique opportunity for catering professionals to discover revolutionary plant-based products and foods and learn from pioneers.

03 Dec 2021
London Stadium

Product Excellence Awards 2021

The Caterer’s Product Excellence Awards (The PEAs) recognise excellence and innovation in food, drink and equipment products within the hospitality sector. **Date TBC**

28 Feb 2022
Excel London

Hotel, Restaurant & Catering

HRC is the UK’s leading business event for hospitality & foodservice. Visitors will discover product innovations from 500+ suppliers across food & drink, professional kitchen equipment, technology, interiors & tabletop.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


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