Become the on-the-go solution

As consumer demand for mealtime value and convenience grows, 
retailers like you have a prime opportunity to capture market share from  quick-service restaurants. The question is: Are your foodservice offerings up to the task? Enter the Restaurant Show, the most trusted resource for what’s new and next in foodservice. We provide the innovations, connections and inspiration you need to compete successfully. Discover fresh flavors and products to entice customers throughout the day; gain access to data-backed insights on food trends and consumer behavior and engage face-to-face with hundreds of future-forward suppliers—only at the Show, your #1 foodservice resource and ally.

Expand your mealtime offerings and find inspiration for your next big idea as you explore exciting new products, from culinary creations by Food and Beverage (FABI) awardees to Kitchen Innovation (KI) award-winning autonomous equipment perfect for quick-service operations.

Gain actionable takeaways for maximizing efficiency and profit potential in enhanced operator-led education sessions focused on culinary insights, operations solutions, technology strategies, workforce management and beyond. Take advantage of on-floor programming covering critical strategies and best practices, with live culinary demos by celebrated chefs and supplier-led sessions.

Discover trending equipment, smart technology and AI solutions for creating frictionless experiences and improving safety, food quality, sustainability and labor costs across the Show floor. Explore the Global Food Expo, Organic & Natural and A Taste of the States pavilions to see, smell and sample the best food and beverage items before they hit the market. Connect with forward-thinking companies in the TECH Pavilion to enhance your team's efficiency and productivity.

Don’t miss the chance to satisfy your customers’ cravings and emerge as a mealtime favorite. Join us in Chicago, May 18-21, 2024, for the industry’s most influential event. 

Who is in the “retail” segment?

  • Convenience Store
  • Specialty Store/Gourmet/Deli 
  • Supermarket 
  • Wholesaler/Club Store/Cash-and-Carry

Our 2023 Attendees

National Restaurant Show for Retailers