The exhibition brought together manufacturers, suppliers, operators and personnel from the bakery, confectionery and food service industry, allowing visitors to see the widest range of equipment, supplies, ingredients, accessories and technologies dedicated to their businesses and activities.
At the booths of GastroPan 2014 visitors have found business ideas and technologies that help them diversify their products and menus with new shapes, tastes and varieties, to reduce costs and streamline production. They also found innovative desserts, decorating ideas and many more. Most exhibitors held practical demonstrations in their booths, offering visitors the chance to experiment, test, or sample the novelties proposed by world-class suppliers who attended the event.
The so-called space of innovation and creativity has attracted thousands of visitors due to practical demonstrations held throughout the exhibition by talented, international award winning bakers, confectioners and cooks. In the Demo Zone visitors could experience the unique techniques of fruit and vegetable carving, flowers and figurines modeling using sugar paste, artistic chocolate sculpting and modeling, sugar or icing modeling, manual gingerbread decorations. Visitors also attended cooking demo shows held by experienced chefs from the country and abroad under the supervision of WACS (World Association of Chefs Societies).
GastroPan competitions attracted over 200 competitors at 4 sections and 8 categories. The most wanted prizes were the Bread, Cake and Ice Cream of the Year trophies. Contestants presented impressive artistic pieces made of sourdough bread, chocolate, sugar, but also and fruit and vegetable carvings or ingeniously mounted culinary cold dishes. The talents discovered through these competitions have the guarantee of a successful career, while award-winning products become celebrities in the sales of bakeries, confectioneries and restaurants.
The Organizers wish to thank:
• 120 world-class exhibitors and brands from 23 countries attending the event;
• 204 bakers, confectioners and chefs competing in the 8 categories of GastroPan competitions;
• 23 talented specialists, from Romania and abroad, who permanently held demo shows at the event;
• 16 partners, national and international professional associations that supported the exhibition;
• 24 media partners and dozens of media representatives who covered the event.
Relive the great moments of GastroPan 2014 throught our Photo Gallery.
See you again at the next edition of the GastroPan Exhibition, in the spring of 2015!