Café School

Expand your menu and boost your bottom line!

The cafe and food-to-go market has boomed over the last decade and now represents a $17 billion annual spend. It is an exciting sector with increasing sophistication and competition.

The Cafe School at Food & Hospitality Queensland 2019 offered free workshops that can help you expand your menu and boost your bottom line. The next Cafe School will be held at Food & Hospitality Queensland's sister show, Foodservice Australia from the 17 - 19 May 2020 in Sydney. For more information please click here.

Entry is free for the first 50 guests to each session. There is no booking required. Just come along to the show and take a seat 5-10 minutes before each workshop.

2019 Program


Espresso masterclass - coffee tips and tricks with Josh Clifton, author of 'The Hospitality Survival Guide'


Smoothies & bowls - innovative and healthy options featuring the MilkLab range from Freedom Foods Group


Pizza 101 - Mosaic Pizza shares the secrets for creating good looking, great tastings pizzas


All day menu - Chef Adam Khazaal will have you wrapping for any meal occasion using Mission tortillas, roti, pita and flat breads


What's for lunch? - check out the latest trends for dining in or take-away with Liam McLaughlin


Have your cake and eat it too – ramp up your gluten free offering


Low and slow – creating American-style sandwiches with smoky BBQ flavours


Ice cream afternoon delights – new ways to serve cool treats