March 28-31, 2022 / NECC (Shanghai)

Shanghai International Hospitality Equipment & Foodservice Expo

March 28-31, 2022 / NECC (Shanghai)

International Competitions

HOTELEX hosts more than a dozen international catering competitions each year, aiming at promoting technical communication between Chinese and international catering peers, and promoting the popularity of the international catering culture in China, through this high-level competition. At the same time, it shows the high level of Chinese catering professionals to the world, and enhance the international status.

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Coffee Events

HOTELEX is licensed by World Coffee Events (WCE), to host five international coffee competitions, including Barista, Latte Art, Brewers Cup, Cup tasters, Coffee Roasting, to deliver the best Chinese barista to the world.

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Baking Events

HOTELEX hosts the World of Bread Contest China Selection, Shanghai Pizza Master Competition, CLW Patisserie Elite Competition, to help train China’s baking talents.

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Culinary Events 

The Rising Star Chef Competition focuses on school teenagers. By means of professional evaluation system, and by combining industry experts’ opinions and consumers’ need, to make a professional and multi-level comprehensive assessment for contestants. The purpose is to explore outstanding culinary talents.

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Beverage Events

The Shanghai International Fashion Drinks Competition was founded by HOTELEX. After 7 years of development, it has become a representative of trends in the China’s beverage industry, with its unique form to influence and promote the beverage market.

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Bartender Events

The China Master Bartender Competition is a professional and impartial bartender competition with the most authoritative assessment in the country. Through this event, many outstanding bartender talents are trained, and the platform becomes their first choice to upgrade their skills and broaden their horizons.

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Ice Cream Events

Gelato has been popular in Italy for many years as a form of ice cream, but it is not widespread enough in the Chinese market. HOTELEX hosts China Gelato Championship is to promote this healthy ice cream category in China.

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Summits

As an important form of spreading the latest trends and policies of the hotel catering industry, various summits are an integral part of the HOTELEX exhibition. Every year, the organizer hosts more than 10 professional summits during the exhibition, inviting more than 100 industry KOLs to share their experiences and provide the most valuable industry solutions, so that visitors and exhibitors are able to get cutting-edge information.

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Showing Events

In addition to exhibitors’ exhibits, HOTELEX also combines current industry news to host themed showing events. By inviting well-known culinary masters to participate and combining dynamic ways to present catering trends.

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2021 SAVORY OF SHANGHAI

The art of food is often the multiple presentation of ingredients, seasonings, cooking utensils, plate laying techniques, chef's creativity and production skills. SAVORY OF SHANGHAI integrates and collides these elements by selecting diversified cooking ingredients from different origins and categories all over the world.

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Coffee & Foodie Festival

Shanghai International Coffee and Foodie Festival, hosted by HOTELEX, is the first folk platform in China to promote the culture of fine coffee drinks. Every year, more than 100 domestic and foreign cutting-edge cafes, hot coffee shops and flash shops are invited, in addition to the most artistic catering shops, so that domestic and foreign coffee lovers and professionals are able to enjoy the international fashion coffee and food culture in 4 days.

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Coffee Shops

During the exhibition, there will be more than 100 coffee boutiques and hot catering restaurants, selling products. Products ranges from coffee beans to hanging ear bags and more.

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 WCE All-Star

All-Star is a show that brings together the world's coffee champions. HOTELEX and WCE invited outstanding baristas from previous world events to showcase their superb skills. This is a world-class performance, visitors can watch and interact with baristas, and even can taste the coffee they made.

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Discovery Theatre

Cafe Shop Owners' Workshop is a famous and exciting part of the Coffee & Foodies Festival. The organizer will invite baristas and coffee shop managers in the industry with high reputation and popularity.

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