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NRB – What to See?

18th Feb 2014

The Northern Restaurant & Bar returns to Manchester Central on 18-19 March 2014 and features over 200 exhibitors.

The biggest hospitality trade event in the north of England this year it will feature a demo from Michael Caines and James Martin

Taking to the stage

Two star Michelin chef Michael Caines of Abode Hotels and Saturday Kitchen’s James Martin of the recently opened James Martin, Manchester will be headlining the Chef Live Theatre joined by Simon Rogan of L’Enclume, Paul Askew of London Carriage Works, Aiden Byrne of Manchester House and more. Market Kitchen will bring a line up of more specialist demos including cooking with game, cheese cocktails, butchery and chocolate creations.

At Grape & Grain you’ll find a full programme of beer and wine tastings with producers including Magners, Majestic Commercial, Budweiser and Robinsons Wines. For bartenders, the Spirit Room and Tastings Theatre offers a variety of sessions focusing on tea and coffee, to absinthe and rum, culminating in the show’s annual cocktail competition.

The secret of their success

NRB Debate is a new addition to the conference event and will trigger unique discussion and generate valuable insights into the best of the northern hospitality industry. Join Tim Bacon (Living Ventures), Marcello Distefano (San Carlo Group) and Beau Myers (Beautiful Drinks) as they discuss with Thom Hetherington how they developed their businesses and the future trends they see shaping the industry. Recognising the best The third annual NRB Top 50 of the northern hospitality industry’s very best operators will be announced at the exhibition. Last year’s top three were Simon Rogan from The French, Stephen Miles of Radisson Edwardian and Carlo & Marcello Distefano of San Carlo. Now in its 13th year, Northern Restaurant & Bar (NRB) continues to celebrate the north west’s thriving hospitality sector. It is an annual hotspot for hospitality networking and inspiration, welcoming emerging artisan producers alongside premium brands, the show will give visitors an opportunity to explore everything from the latest microbrewery craft ales, award winning meats, cheeses and wines through to epos systems and the finest tableware.

Visit for the full programme and tickets which cost £50.
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