(Nestlé News Release) – Nestlé Professional, the leading out-of-home food and beverage solutions provider of Nestlé Lanka, joined hands with the Chefs Guild of Lanka to become Platinum Sponsor for Sri Lanka’s largest food and trade exhibition, Culinary Art 2015.
As one of the most sought-after food exhibitions for the F&B fraternity, attracting over 2,000 participants, Culinary Art is a three day event where professionals of the culinary industry display their skills through some of the finest culinary creations witnessed within the industry. Held bi-annually, the event also brings in over 30,000 spectators and is judged by some of the world’s best chefs from the World Association of Cooks Societies (WACS).
“Forums such as Culinary Art are the need of the hour as the Sri Lankan Tourism industry remains poised to accelerate. The ability our culinary professionals demonstrate, we believe, will surely enthrall and delight guests from around the world, playing a vital role in establishing Sri Lanka as one of the more enticing destinations to visit in 2015 and beyond. Nestlé Professional has been a proud partner of the Culinary Art Exhibition from its inception, joining hands with the Chefs Guild of Lanka to drive its progress into becoming a key highlight in the calendars’ of culinary professionals over the years. This year too, we are pleased to partner Sri Lanka’s largest food and trade exhibition as its Platinum Sponsor, a clear indication of our continued and wholehearted support for this initiative in line with our vision of ‘Making More Possible’ for our customers and the entire industry as a whole,” said Jagath Wedage, Asst. Vice President of Nestlé Professional.
“Our long standing relationship with the Chefs Guild of Lanka and the out-of-home industry has been fortified through Culinary Art, a celebration of culinary excellence in which Nestlé Professional has been actively involved from the inception. Culinary Art, we are proud to note, has evolved into becoming a catalyst that inspires creativity and innovation, enhancing the level of skills and expertise of professionals in the industry, over the years. Nestlé Professional will continue to be an integral part of Sri Lanka’s culinary journey and will partner with Sri Lankan professionals to share our knowledge and experience as a local and global food and beverage leader,” said Shivani Hegde, Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka.
Intending to strengthen its number one position with increased brand energy and strategic customer engagement, Nestlé Professional intends to have a strong presence at the highly anticipated industry event, scheduled to be held from 24 – 27 July 2015, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Convention Hall (BMICH).