As the new owner, Urban Expositions, a gift, airport and souvenir tradeshow company, announced dates for the next International Restaurant & Food Service Show. Scheduled for Mar. 2-4, 2014, the show is to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.
Sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association, the tradeshow and conference provides opportunities for vendors to network. Attending will be leading industry restaurant owners, operators, caterers and chefs as well as bars, nightclubs, hospitals, hotels and other foodservice organizations.
During the three-day show, the main exhibit hall will feature over 550 vendors, live culinary presentations and demonstrations at the Culinary Demo Theater, and educational sessions at the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum. To be included in the special features area are Pride of New York, Japan Pavilion and Dessert & Coffee Pavilion, and new products at The Food Trends Experience. Also taking place will be the 25th annual United States Pastry Competition featuring a “film animation” theme.
The Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum provides industry-leading educational content for foodservice professionals. Metz is a certified master chef and president emeritus of the Culinary Institute of America.
For more information, visit www.internationalrestaurantny.com.