Special Exhibits & Pavilions

To help you dive into the topics that are most important to you and your business, we’ve grouped the Show floor by top trends, products, and emerging technologies.

Curated Experiences

The Show floor consists of three exhibit halls: South, North, and Lakeside Center. We’ve curated areas and pavilions throughout the Show floor with emerging technologies, unique ingredients, and shifting trends to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments shaping foodservice today.

Food & Drink

The Best of U.S. Food Producers

North end of aisles 7500-8200

American fare no longer adheres to a single standard. See what's driving the changing industry and talk with food producers and processors interested in exporting their unique products.

Visit the American Food Fair

Italy at Your Doorstep

North end of Aisles 8300-9400

Bellavita Italian Pavilion lays Italy at your doorstep with artisan products and demos by Italian chefs for four days of amazing food, extraordinary wine, and superb dishes.

Visit the Bellavita Italian Pavilion

Craft a Cutting-Edge Beverage Program

Lakeside Ballroom

The bar scene is ever-changing. BAR at the Show showcases the top mixologists, suppliers, ingredients, and products to keep your beverage program on the cutting edge.

Visit BAR at the Show


Culinary Experience Center

South Hall - Booth #2390
Stop by the Culinary Experience Center to learn applied techniques and the latest trends in culinary, featuring new products that inspire creative and unique dishes. Leading experts will give insight into what’s next for food and what it means to you as an industry professional.

Visit the Culinary Experience Center

Travel the World in Four Days

The Restaurant Show brings you the trendiest international flavors to enliven your menu. Visit the Global Food Expo in Lakeside Center for flavors from countries like Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Scotland, Thailand, and Turkey.

Visit the Global Food Expo


An Oasis of Wholesomeness

Aisles 100-1400

Check out the products and vendors leading the charge in the growing organic and natural food industry.

Visit the Organic & Natural Pavilion

World Culinary Showcase

Experience techniques, recipes, and secrets from some of the world's most talented chefs and learn about celebrated cuisines.

Visit the World Culinary Showcase


  • Innovation Hub
  • Startup Alley
  • TECH Pavilion

Stay Current

Booth #5575

Take in the latest industry innovations and insights, unlock best technological practices, and get tips from the social media experts. 

Visit the Innovation Hub

Where Digital Innovation and Foodservice Meet

Booth #5675

Check out innovative ideas for improving restaurant operations and get a sneak peek of the foodservice industry of the future.

Visit Startup Alley

TECH Pavilion

North End of Aisles 5500-7000

See the leading products, tools, and processes that can help to make your business more modern, efficient, and profitable.

Visit the TECH Pavilion

Award-Winning Products

  • FABI Awards
  • Kitchen Innovations Showroom

Celebrating the Most Innovative Food and Beverage Products

Booths throughout the Show floor

FABI Award recipients shape the future of food and beverage by introcuding products that have the taste, marketability, and creative potential to satisfy operators and consumers. Award recipients are identified with a floor sticker outside their booth.

Learn more about the FABI Awards

Experience the Lastest and Greatest Kitchen Equipment

Booth #2440

The KI Showroom will feature this year's recipients of the KI Awards, representing cutting-edge equipment that specifically improves the back of the house.

Visit the KI Showroom