CATEX 2019: All You Need To Know


For those of you who don’t know, CATEX is Ireland’s largest foodservice & networking event that takes place over a three day period in the RDS, Dublin – returning to you this year from the 26th to 28th February 2019. This event will act as a major hub for everything catering and hospitality related, giving you the opportunity to meet over 200 suppliers, source new products and scope out the top trends for the year ahead.  After last year’s success and with over 11,000 visitors expected to attend once again, it is no doubt one of the most anticipated events for anyone in the food industry! So what can we look forward to this year?



What is Hugh Jordan Displaying for CATEX 2019?

Following on from our highlights from CATEX 2017, we will be displaying a wide range of products from kitchenware, tableware to hotel amenities in our largest CATEX exhibition stand to date. Our highly anticipated and very exciting brand new hotel amenities portfolio ‘ROOMS by Hugh Jordan’ will be on display in Stand J10, showcasing our exclusive guest amenities & toiletries arrange, as well as featuring a superb collection of guestroom & front of house hotel essentials. In the same spot as last year, our crockery, glassware, tableware, compostable range & more will be displayed in Stand H11! Looking for an easy way to find us? Check out our floor plan below!




Who will be attending CATEX? 

(Statistics sourced from CATEX The 2017 Post-Show Report)

As you can see from 2017, CATEX introduced a wide range of visitors, from proprietors to baristas and I’m sure we can expect nothing less than a diverse range of visitors for this year to come. It was also mentioned in The 2017 Post-Show Report for CATEX that the primary product interest of visitors were 32% Catering Equipment, 22% Fresh Food, 7% Chilled Food, 6% Baking Equipment with the rest of interest varying in categories such as tableware, disposables, uniforms, roasted coffee & more! What do you hope to see more of this year for CATEX 2019?



What more can we expect from CATEX 2019?


CATEX is always packed with exciting networking opportunities and amazing masterclasses for chef’s and food industry staff alike. Get involved in the many debates and happenings of the Chef Network Hub or simply enjoy one of the masterclasses with industry experts and professional tips! Traditionally, CATEX 2019 will also feature some amazing events such as The 2019 Irish Barista Championship, the 2019 Irish Cocktail Championship, Chef Ireland 2019 Culinary Competition.  For more information on what’s on for CATEX 2019,click HERE.



An exciting event in the food industry calendar, CATEX will host an exciting three day event in the RDS with plenty for you to explore. If you’re interesting in attending this years exhibition, you can register for a ticket online now FOR FREE by click here – and to plan your visit, check out how to get there; PLAN YOUR VISIT. During your visit, connect with us online and mention us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn. In the meantime, shop Hugh Jordan online at