GTBank Food and Drink Festival 2019 is an innovation of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB). The 2019 edition of the GTBank Food and Drink Festival started on a good note. The first day of the event was 28th April 2019 already proved that the event is a success. The 2019 Food and Drink festival witnessed people from all works of life trooping in to have a taste of some of the best delicacies the GTBank Food and Drink Festival 2019 has to offer.
About the GTBank Food and Drink Festival
GTBank Food and Drink Festival is an annual event for exhibition and sales of food, drink and other food and drinks related products. It is aimed at projecting the diversity of African food industry and also helping SMEs and food entrepreneurs in promoting their services to a wide range of audience.
The GTBank Food and Drink festival is one of the largest food and drink exhibition in Nigeria it has witnessed over 450,000 people since its inception in 2016. Some of which includes food entrepreneurs, manufacturers, foodies, chefs, people in the food processing business and experts especially those in the food retail business.
About the 2019 Food and Drink Festival
This is an event designed to celebrate a common commodity we all love and cannot do without. It is definitely one of Africas biggest culinary events in Africa which have witnessed three past editions since it’s inception in 2016. To celebrate the 4th Edition of the GTBank Food and Drink event, the event is now four times bigger, as opposed to the past editions which only features three days, this year’s edition is taking a new turn making it four days of fun, dance, enjoyment, merriment and most importantly lots of eating.
This years edition features master classes from some of the top chefs around the world. This years edition also offers a farmers market for organic farm produce and a children section which features exciting games for the young ones.
Date for the GTBank Food and Drink Festival 2019
This year’s edition of the GTBank Food and Drink Festival started on the 28th April 2019 and will run through Wednesday 1st May 2019. That is 28th, 29th, 30th of April and 1st of May 2019.
About the Organiser
The GTBank Food and Drink Festival is organised by Nigeria’s foremost Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank. GTBank is the brain behind the GTbank Food and Drink festival.
Location of the 2019 GTBank Food and Drink festival
The 2019 GTbank Food and Drink festival is happening live at the GT Centre – Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. It is located beside the popular Oniru Beach and Hard Rock café. It is about 10 minutes drive from Lekki Phase one and 5 minutes drive from Victoria Island.
Venue of GTBank Food and Drink Festival
You can either get here by using public Transportation From the Second Round About or from Eko Hotel Round About, You can then take a tricycle to the event. You can also use a taxi or use Uber or Bolt (Taxify). Make use of this code to get a special discount
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Bolt (Taxify) – SS2U9
Things to Do at The GTBank Food and Drink Festival 2019
- Attend a master class to improve your culinary skills
- Be adventurous get to taste new foods
- Buy street foods you’ve always craved for
- Dance to the sound coming from the DJ
- Go with your family to have fun
- Watch your favourite games
- Have fun with your friends
- Interact and meet new people
- Enjoy the games
Meet the Master Class Facilitators at the GTBank Food Festival 2019
The 2019 GTBank Food and Drink Festival offers some of the best chefs in the world who are facilitators at the Master Classes teaching food enthusiasts, chefs and food entrepreneurs how to prepare some of the top delicacies in the world and also how to run a food and restaurant business in Nigeria. These are the facilitators:
- Duff Goldman
- Tregaye Fraser
- Luke Whearty
- Chef Cristian Duhalde
- Kinorah Awini
- Jeff Mauro
- Thitid Tassanakajohn
- Paul Wayne Gregory
- Matse Uwatse-Nnoli
- Chris Fynes
- Melina Hammer
- Augus Kennedy
- Shota Nakajima
- Christian Duhalde
Other Tourist Location Close to the Venue
- Oniru Beach
- Landmark Beach
- Hard Rock Cafe
- Lekki Leisure Lake
- Nike Art Gallery
- Lekki Conservation Centre
- Elegushi Royal Beach
- Freedom Park
Lovely photos from the 2019 Food and Drink festival
Here are some pictures from the first day of the event. Enjoy!