Food & Beverage Sampling Information

This section is essential for anyone sampling food & beverage products on the Show floor. It includes required paperwork, regulations, and best practices for safe sampling.


Safe Food & Beverage Sampling Rules & Regulations

As a result of the care and concern by our exhibitors, we have been successful in avoiding outbreaks of foodborne illnesses at the Show. Please read our guidelines and keep the Show safe.

Updated version posted March 24, 2022
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Required Food & Beverage Sampling Form

You must submit this form if you are sampling food or beverage on the Show floor.

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Sampling Alcohol

You are required to apply and request permission to sample alcoholic beverages. This application must be filled out by all exhibitors who wish to sample alcohol in their booth and then must be approved by Show Management. For pricing information, please contact:
(Application approval is required before ordering.)

All Inquiries
Email: Tracy Cammack
Phone: 312-791-6108

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Shipping Frozen and/or Refrigerated Items?

Step 1: Order trailer accessible and refrigerated/frozen storage.

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Step 2: Print shipping labels for your perishable items.

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Savor - Our Official Foodservice Provider

Need to order food, beverage, ice, kitchen space, catering or alcohol? If you plan on sampling food or beverage that is not your company's product, you must order it through Savor.

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Donate Leftover Food

After the Show, donate your unused food & beverage products to The Greater Chicago Food Depository.

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Shipping Food & Beverage Internationally

Reach our to our Customs Broker Official Service Provider if you need assistance.

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