Tuesday 11July – 5.30pm – 7.30pm 

Are you ready for an evening filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and great fun? 

Look no further than the Fire Food and Outdoor Living Evening at SOLEX 2023. On July 11th from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, come join us for the BBQ Hero competition in partnership with BBQ magazine and mingle with industry experts. Plus, enjoy drinks tastings from Powder Monkey Brewing Co, Tidal Rum, and Beefsteak Club wine. 

THE FIRE FOOD AND OUTDOOR LIVING EVENING -Solex 2023Do you have what it takes to be crowned the BBQ Hero? Put your skills to the test as you compete head-to-head with other attendees. Impress our judges with your signature dish and take home the title of BBQ Hero and some prizes. Plus, there will be plenty of opportunities to sample all the delicious food and cheer on your fellow competitors.

But the fun doesn't stop there. Andy Clarke, one of the most exciting voices in the food and drink industry and drinks expert on ITV’s Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh, and whose credits include ‘Saturday Kitchen Live’ and ‘Gordon, Gino & Fred: Road Trip,’ alongside Ian Jones (BEM) chef, farmer, and events guru, will be your hosts for the evening. 

Get insider tips and tricks from these experts as they share their knowledge and experience. Plus, they'll keep the evening flowing and full of energy.

Of course, no evening is complete without the odd drink. Sample some of the best beverages in the industry with tastings from Powder Monkey Brewing Co (beer), Tidal Rum (spirits), and BeefSteak Club (red wine). Try something new and find your new favourite tipple. Plus, with these delicious drinks in hand, you'll be ready to mingle and have a great time with fellow attendees.

Andy and Ian will be joined by some celebrity guests, and we can't wait to share all the details with you. So, keep your eyes peeled and watch this space over the next few weeks for updates! 

SolexThe Fire Food and Outdoor Living Evening at SOLEX 2023 is set to be an unforgettable evening of food, drinks, and fun. From the BBQ Hero competition to drinks tastings, expert hosts, and special celebrity guests, this event has everything you need for a night to remember. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from the professionals on how to present and promote BBQ brands in store. Please bring along any colleagues that may benefit from the expertise on offer and network and mingle with industry experts while enjoying all of the best that the industry has to offer. 

See you there!


Bramblecrest | Broilking | Char-Broil | Charlie Oven | DeliVita (Pacific Lifestyle) | Gardeco

Grillstream (LeisureGrow) | Kamado Joe  | Kettler | Outback International Ltd 

Norfolk Grills, Cook King, Ooni Pizza Ovens (Norfolk Leisure Lifestyle)  

Don’t let FOMO get the better of you – this unique evening is for one night only! 

If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? 

Sign up now before it’s too late and join us at SOLEX 2023 


Location: Hall 5, The NEC, Birmingham 

Timings: Mon 9am – 5.30pm | Tue 9am – 5.30pm | Wed 9am – 3pm 

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