KATHMANDU: The 6th Ruslan Food & Beverage and Hospitality Exhibition 2018 is scheduled to begin from September 29 at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu focusing exclusively on food, beverage and hospitality.

Food and beverage has become big revenue source and profit centers for the hotels and restaurants in the last ten years, the event organizer House of Rajkarnicar said.

The organizer has expected to attract 40,000 visitors.

The exhibition will host about 5,000 products and services, 200 companies, 141 booths over 1,720 sq. meters. It will also feature 7 interactive live special events over the course of 3 days.

Special events include Sneak Preview Mocktail Reception, Retailers Mimosa Breakfast Reception, Lavazza Best Barista Contest, Monin Best Bartender Contest, and Master Chef Challenge, the organizer said.