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Networking and Evening Events

Don't miss a moment! Even off the Show floor we have opportunities for you to make connections. Many business deals are often made at one of our networking events, over dinner, or at the bar. Continue the conversations and start up new ones at our fun networking events happening throughout the Show.


Young Professionals Party


Network with fellow young professionals immediately following the Show taking place conveniently at TAP at McCormick Place. You won’t want to miss these irreplaceable face-to-face opportunities with other young professionals in the industry. Ticket price includes open bar and appetizers.

Location: TAP at McCormick Place
Address: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Level 2, 2233 South King Drive
Date/Time: Sunday, May 21 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tickets: $25 (Open to foodservice professionals under 40. Must be a registered attendee and 21 and older to purchase tickets.) *Ticket price increases on 4/4/2023

If you have already registered for the 2023 National Restaurant Association Show:
Purchase Young Professionals Party Ticket





Industry Night Out


Save the Date: Monday, May 22. More info coming soon.




Enjoy all that Chicago has to offer


Chicago is known for its jaw-dropping architecture, vibrant music scene, amazing food, and iconic neighborhoods. Chicago is a foodie haven with over 8,000 restaurants that showcase its ever-changing culinary scene. Be sure to explore the variety of dining options while you are in town. Explore Chicago

We encourage you to discover all the fascinating things there are to see and do in Chicago, whether it’s visiting Wrigley Field, one of the oldest ballparks in the nation; enjoying the city’s many waterfront; viewing public art by the likes of Picasso, Miro, and Matisse; visiting internationally renowned collections at the city’s many museums; sipping wine along a skyscraper river canyon; or worshipping the sun along miles of sandy beaches with the iconic city skyline as your backdrop, Chicago is second to none.

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