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Gourmet Gallery

Newly designed in hall 3.1: The perfect place for tasteful books, food, wine and everything that gourmands love.


With its impressive show kitchen, the Gourmet Gallery attracts the full attention of the media as well as trade visitors and general public. Over the years, the Gourmet Gallery became an integral part of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the publishing industry. The long-standing success of Gourmet Gallery reflects the increasing importance of nutrition in our society; food not only forms a pleasurable part of our life, but also reflects identity and political trends of the time.


Gourmet Gallery programme 2019

Interviews on the Gourmet Gallery

  • Johann Lafer auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse


    Interview with Johann Lafer

    An interview with Johann Lafer, the Austrian cook, TV chef, entrepreneur and non-fiction author on developments in nutrition and their political significance.

  • Interview

    Interview with CrispyRob

    Crispy Rob is a YouTube creator and since 2015 he's been posting weekly cooking videos with his own food creations on his video channel. In an interview he talks about his favorite dish and the future of food.

  • Aureli Bastian auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse


    Interview with Aurélie Bastian

    The author, TV cook and food photographer Aurélie Bastian reveals her culinary preferences in an interview and explains the role of environmental protection in cooking.

Trending topics

Slowing down and mindfulness

In our hectic, efficiency-driven society, the need for relaxation and mindfulness is on the rise. This can also be seen in the increasingly careful preparation and conscious enjoyment of our food.

Zero waste

From Green members of Parliament to influencers on YouTube: low-package nutrition is a hot topic when it comes to "zero waste."

Ecology and sustainability

Now new, but more and more important: aspects such as ecology and sustainability give nutrition a political dimension. Suddenly, for example, powerful politicians are discussing the dramatic death of bees.

New media

Food formats are becoming more and more fluid - constantly growing digital communities, food blogs and food tubers with millions of followers, recipes in the form of GIFs and much more.

Discover the entire culinary world

Networking & Events

Leaders of the media and food industry will meet in the culinary world of the Gourmet Gallery. This is a great opportunity to make valuable contacts.

Picture of the Business breakfast at the Gourmet Gallery at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Business Breakfast

From Wednesday to Friday, from 9.00 to 10.00 am you can start the morning by meeting new contacts.
The Business Breakfast at the Gourmet Gallery gives exhibitors the opportunity to expand their networks over a free breakfast and coffee.

Picture of the Nocturne Party at the Gourmet Gallery at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Nocturne Party

On Wednesday evening, at 6.00 pm, there will be a big Gourmet Gallery networking party in the Show Kitchen. Invited guests will be pampered with traditional food and drinks from our Guest of Honour Norway and take part in some particularly enjoyable networking.

Your advantages as a private visitor

  • The world of pleasure: from new culinary discoveries and health cuisine to wine and spices.
  • Exciting events in the show kitchen and the Gourmet Salon.
  • Direct sales by the publishers on fair Sunday.

Food is more than nutrition

Way of life

"Food has become an expression of attitude and identity. Your typical cookbook has evolved into a high-quality guidebook that shapes your identity."


"Today's successful cookbooks are coffee table books given a prominent place by the reader as a status symbol at home."

National culture

"As an exhibition area, the Gourmet Gallery also offers countries an attractive opportunity to present their culinary creations."


"Food has become an indispensable part of Frankfurter Buchmesse and also provides publishers with regular bestsellers."

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Become a part of the Gourmet Gallery

Here you will find all exhibition possibilities and stages of the Gourmet Gallery at a glance.

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