Adult Beverage

Innovative products. Latest techniques. Expanded dedicated area. It’s all here—make sure you are, too.

It’s all here—make sure you are, too.

Thirsty for inspiring ideas? Develop an enticing and profitable beverage menu with the latest flavor trends, equipment, and products only at the National Restaurant Association Show. In an area dedicated to adult beverages, you’ll taste new flavors from top suppliers and emerging producers and learn new techniques in mixology demos.

Join the global hospitality industry in Chicago, May 16 – 19, 2020, and partake in the latest to give your beverage program an edge. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find only at the 2020 Show:


New Equipment and Technology
To help you serve smoothly

Of innovative techniques from leading mixologists

Interactive Workshops
Off-premise dining and labor retention


What's Fresh

Just like the hospitality industry, the Show is constantly evolving. Enjoy these new features designed to keep you (and your business) on the cutting edge:

  • Deep dive workshops: Get actional information on important off-premise and labor issues in these special sessions.
  • An enhanced show floor: Find all of the ingredients, advice and solutions you need with a new hall, and more exhibitors, products and equipment than ever before!
  • Cannabis Showcase: From CBD-infused food and beverage demos to discussions around how cannabis is driving a dynamic shift in foodservice operations, learn the basics of cannabis and what it means for your business.
  • Tasting Trends: Savor the flavors of today’s most in-demand ingredients and enjoy themed tastings of trending products like plant-based proteins and sparkling water.

Get a Taste

There’s always something to see, do, and savor at the Show!

Attend the 2020 Show

Whether you’re hungry for fresh takes on staffing issues or hot new equipment, you’ll find what feeds you — and keeps guests coming through your door — here.

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McCormick Place

2301 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

Floor Hours
Saturday, May 169:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 179:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 189:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 199:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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