Experience Industry Leading Culinary Innovation At The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York 2016


For the past two decades, The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York has brought together tens of thousands of restaurant, foodservice and hospitality professionals from throughout New York State and surrounding areas. This all-encompassing tradeshow and conference provides the opportunities for leading industry restaurant owners, operators, caterers, and chefs as well as foodservice professionals from bars, nightclubs, hospitals, hotels and other organizations to network with each other as well as vendors.

Attendees will find the newest products, access to the latest trends, and solutions for foodservice professionals throughout the trade show floor.  The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York 2016 is scheduled for Sunday, March 6 – Tuesday, March 8 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

“This premier once-a-year event offers everything industry professionals need to master emerging trends, power up their profits, and engage their customers in unique and memorable ways,” said Ron Mathews, Industry Vice President for Urban Expositions Foodservice Events, producers of the event. “We are the only show in the New York region exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice professional and invite everyone in the industry to join us and 16,000+ of their peers.”

The 3-day admission access pass will open the doors for attendees to the Show’s exhibit hall, which will feature over 550 of the leading vendors.  Attendees will view live culinary demonstrations at the Culinary Demo Theater, experience hundreds of new products through The Food Trends Experience and brand new APPstore, and attend educational sessions at the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to experience special features at the show, including the Taste NY & Craft Beverage Showcase, Sabor Latino Pavilion and the 27th annual United States Pastry Competition, which will feature the showpiece theme of Magic & Illusions.

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The Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum provides the gold-standard in industry-leading educational content that is practical and relevant for today’s foodservice professional.  For the first time in New York, Metz, a Certified Master Chef and President Emeritus of the Culinary Institute of America, will present the Torch Award, created to honor outstanding chefs who embody Illumination, Energy, Joy, Victory, Enlightenment, Hope and Education, all qualities and characteristics of the word torch.

Attendees will be able to choose from 40 Educational Sessions where subject matter experts will deliver real, applicable business lessons, the latest information on trends and best practices in the market, and opinions of what creates success.  Sessions at The Forum will include the Women’s Entrepreneurship Circle, Uncovering Hot New Trends, Increasing Revenue and Loyalty, Operational Excellence and Lowering Costs, Minimize Turnover while Building Winning Teams, Delivering Optimal Customer Experience, Menu, Cuisine and Profits, Minimizing Risk and Legal Issues, Boosting Beverage Earnings, and more.

Registration:   Available online at www.internationalrestaurantny.com

Location:   Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York City, NY

Date & Time:

Sunday, March 6, 2016: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, March 7, 2016: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 8, 2016: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is owned and produced by Urban Expositions (www.urban-expo.com), and sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association (www.nysra.org).  For more information on exhibiting or attending, visit the official Show website at www.internationalrestaurantny.com.