About us

About us

Gerist. The reasons of taste

For over 32 years we at Gerist have been organizing exclusive events for our clients, with catering for fair and convention services, catering and banqueting in the splendid setting of the city of Florence.

Since 1990, we have exclusively carried out the catering service inside the Fairground Centre of Florence, in the seats of Fortezza da Basso, the Convention Centre and the Florence Business Centre, taking care of fairs, conventions, business meetings and every fringe activity with skill and experience.
One of the most important features of our service is doubtless the ability of combining flexibility with a constant attention towards quality, ensuring truly unique moments and atmospheres of added value.

Our offer responds efficiently and promptly to the extremely diversified needs of our clients at the Fair with:

  • Rest stops in strategic positions in the different fairground structures, among which à la carte restaurants, self-service restaurants and snack bars
  • Stand Services such as the creation and management of hospitality suites or themed catering points for a pleasant and tasty break
  • Gala Dinners and exclusive Parties, in occasion of important international events that are regularly held in Florence
  • Important Events during national and international fairs and conventions

Also the experience in the catering and banqueting field for private receptions and weddings is certainly of great importance, as it has reached truly excellent results thanks to a service of excellence and high quality.

Our success is surely sealed by the acknowledged expertise and professionalism of selected chefs and refined menus, exclusive and of high quality inspired by both traditional Italian and the most refined ethnic cuisine.

Furthermore a wide selection of enchanting locations, including some of the most beautiful villas on the hillsides of Florence and prestigious palaces in the old town centre, is an important added value which allows us to render each event unforgettable and your weddings a dream!