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What's On

Chef Live

Twelve leading chefs will take to the Chef Live stage to demonstrate their favourite dishes and techniques. Ranging from celebrated Michelin starred chefs to the North West Young Chef of the Year and from across the UK. Be inspired by the best in the business.

NRB17 Chef Live
Grape & Grain

Grape & Grain

Two days of wine, beer & cider tastings led by industry experts and sommeliers. Topics include  beer and food matching and maximising sales from your winelist.

Drinks Live

Drinks Live

Spirit masterclasses with leading experts from international brands and indie producers as well as popular coffee tastings to start your day at the show.

Market Kitchen Theatre

Market Kitchen Theatre

Watch expert butchery, fishmongery & patisserie skills demonstrations in the Market Kitchen theatre.

Spirit Room

Spirit Room

Adjacent to the Drinks Live theatre over 20 curated spirit brands allow you to sample their gins, whiskeys and more.

Market Kitchen Area

Market Kitchen Area

Sample unique cheeses, preserves, oils, drinks and more from artisan producers in this specialist area of the exhibition.

Craft Beer Quarter

Craft Beer Quarter

Visit the Craft Beer Quarter and taste a wide selection of ales, IPAs, bitters and stouts from 12 artisan brewers from the North and across the UK.

Cocktail Competition

Cocktail Competition

Create a cocktail to wow the judges and show your bartending skills for the chance to win a fantastic prize. The final will be held at NRB in the Drinks Live theatre on 21 March.

VIP Bar

VIP Bar

A special area on the exhibition floor to entertain top clients and enjoy specially created cocktails. Ticket only.
NRB Hub

NRB Hub

A space for events and networking in the heart of the show. This year an expanded programme includes the announcement of the prestigious NRB Top Fifty,  Food Porn Awards and a number of hospitality business group sessions.

NRB Debate

NRB Debate

Last year's NRB Debate was headlined by GG Hospitality's Gary Neville and Michael O'Hare who spoke about their commitment to the North and a panel discussion from leading industry figures who debated financing growth in the hospitality sector.

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NRB Top Fifty Awards

NRB Top Fifty Awards

The seventh NRB Top Fifty Awards, in association with Kuits Solicitors, will be revealed live at NRB. The awards celebrate the fifty top hospitality operators in the North and three outstanding achievement winners will be crowned.

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Sponsors

Food Porn Awards 2018

Action Against Hunger

Hospitality Action

Manchester Evening News

The Caterer

Double Dutch Drinks