National Restaurant Show

Welcome to the Show!

The Show for Foodservice.

Join us at The National Restaurant Association Show, May 20 – 23, 2023 in Chicago and be a part of the largest gathering of foodservice professionals in the Western hemisphere, with more resources, information, and connection opportunities than any other industry event. That is why we say it's The Show for Foodservice. The Show for You.

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At the Show

ATTEND

Join your peers from across the foodservice industry to discover exciting new products, meet quality suppliers, learn from experts and make invaluable networking connections.

EXPLORE

Access exhibitors that cover a full range of products across 900+ categories. With over 1,800 exhibiting companies, the Show provides the quality suppliers needed to navigate the supply chain and keep up with customer demand.

LEARN

Get critical industry insights through an array of expert-led sessions and deep-dive workshops—all focused on the topics that matter most to you and your business. 


CELEBRATE

Discover the latest FABI and KI awards recipients—industry-altering food, beverage and equipment products that are shaping the future of foodservice. 

ENTERTAIN

Don’t miss a moment! Find opportunities to build connections off the Show floor.

NEWS

Stay up to date with everything happening at the National Restaurant Association Show.

Industry Night Out

Monday, May 22

7 p.m. - 10 p.m. 

Celebrate with your peers and make new connections at this fun networking event. 

Young Professionals Party

Sunday, May 21

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Join our exclusive event for foodservice professionals under 40. Meet new friends, learn about other areas of the industry and indulge in delicious apps and drinks in a casual, intimate setting. 

FABI Awards


The FABI Award recognizes food and beverage products that are breaking new ground in taste, creativity, and profit potential. These awards are judged by an independent, expert-led panel of judges from across the foodservice industry. 

See what delighted judges in 2022!

Kitchen Innovation Awards


The Kitchen Innovations Awards celebrate forward-thinking, cutting-edge equipment that’s making a significant impact on the foodservice industry. These awards are judged by an independent, expert-led panel of judges from a variety of backgrounds. 

See what grabbed the attention of the judges in 2022.