Future of the Burger

About the event

Discover the innovations - Meet the pioneers - Taste the burgers of the future

Join us at Mission Kitchen for a very special event exploring the future of one of the world's best loved, and most maligned meals. Hear from plant-based pioneers, regenerative beef champions and insect innovators, who are transforming the burger game one patty at a time.

Trend Report

Hear an overview of the innovation and evolution underway in the food sector that impacts how the world creates, eats and views the burger.

Panel Discussion:

  • Neil Rankin of Symplicity Foods, who's created a umami-packed burger using vegetables and fermentation techniques.
  • Tom Barton of Honest Burgers, who's initiative Honest Farming is completely changing the way his company sources beef.
  • Leo Taylor of Yum Bug, who are on a mission to bring protein-packed crickets to the masses.
  • More speakers to be confirmed soon


Don't just hear about the burgers of the future... taste them for yourself. The burger innovations will be served up for you to sample. Each tickets include a complimentary burger, chips, and drinks.

Toast Ales will be providing the beers, brewed with surplus fresh bread, with all profits going to charities fixing the food system. And Swig Wines will be wowing us with their off-the-beaten track wine pairings.