GIG infuses global tastes into Shanghai

UK-based catering company Global Infusion Group (GIG) has launched its first office in the Far East.

The
group consists of Eat To The Beat, Upbeat Event Catering and Design and
E2B Logistics, all based in Europe, Global Infusion Group in America
and Dunes Catering in the Middle East. As part of its Chinese
expansion, GIG Shanghai will operate a restaurant, conference centre
and outside catering facility in the Pudong area of Shanghai.

The
new office says it is already in discussions with several pavilions at
international trade fair, Expo 2010, to provide its event catering.

“I
have been visiting Shanghai for a number of years looking at the
opportunities,” says GIG MD Tony Laurenson. “With Expo 2010 taking
place next year we will be perfectly positioned, just minutes from the
exhibition site, to assist with outside catering needs of the Pavilions
and sponsor companies.”

GIG Shanghai GM, Felix Zafra, says: “I
have been working in Beijing for the past four years and have watched
the rise of the Shanghai events and catering scene. I am so excited
that I will now be able to enter this market.”

Paul Colston

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Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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