Following up with the successful series of events in Karachi (Karachi Eat 2014/Karachi Eat 2015, Karachi Eat 2016/ Karachi Eat 2017, Karachi Eat 2018), Lahore and Islamabad Eat Food Festivals in 2016 and 2017, Pakistan’s favourite food platform ‘EAT’ returned to Lahore from 16th to 18th March 2018 at Fortress Stadium Lahore Cantt.
The brainchild of CKO Event Architecture, now in its fifth year running this annual event has become the largest food Festival in the country and draws in a crowd of over 300,000 people in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad respectively.
Eat festivals focus on details which no other festival would consider. The purpose behind it is of course to create an experience which is as inclusive as possible whilst maintaining the original concept.
Consisting of 80 Kiosks representing different kinds of cuisines from around the world which included Mr Waffels, Noodle Woodle, G.Y.M, Karamel Cookies, Arabi’s, The Bawarchi & Aussie Grill just to name a few. Lahore Eat 2018 also included performances by Pakistan’s leading talents such as Akhtar Chanal, Ali Azmat, Asim Azhar, Aura, Fuzion and Asrar.
Indeed, the EAT is an annual food festival built around the idea of creating a common platform in a Public Space for people who love food. From the most creative and talented chefs to the street vendors, the EAT is a festival which celebrates the full diversity of food that the cities have to offer.
On the festivals return to Lahore Aslam Khan & Omar Omari of CKO Event Architecture have said: “We are overjoyed to be returning to Lahore; the nation’s food capital. This year the Lahore Eat hosted a much larger audience as 80 of the cities top restaurants, eateries and home-based food enthusiasts have been handpicked to take Centre stage.”
In terms of further patrons and sponsors, the success of Eat Festival continues to prompt food sector associates to grow in their engagement of the platform to bigger audience members, marketing campaigns and promotional activities sharing a common vision with the Eat Festival to develop and promote Pakistan’s eatery industry.
In this same spirit, this year the Lahore Eat Festival welcomed 7UP as the platforms Platinum sponsor and Exclusive Beverage Partner, Radio1 FM91 as the Official Radio Partner, Keenu as Payment Partner (offering 30% cash backs), UBER as Transportation Partner, Mindmap Communications as the Official Digital Partner, OUR Solution and Minerva Concepts as the Official Public Relations Partners.
CKO Event Architecture is one of the largest innovative design and production firms in Pakistan. Everything we do is bound by a simple 3 phase approach: Concept, Strategy and Realization.
Having over 15 Years of experience with managing and conceptualizing mega-events, including Bollywood tour Shows in U.S.A, Fashion Pakistan Week FPW, Conferences in Dubai, Turkey, Thailand, Malaysia, China and U.S.A, International / local concerts and much more. It is safe to say that CKO EVENT ARCHITECTURE are trailblazers in the event management industry and in a short span of time have managed to transform the face of events in Pakistan.