National Restaurant Association Show

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Connect with and learn alongside the leaders who will be shaping the industry for the next 100 years. May 18-21, 2019 in Chicago, IL.


The Show is where you’ll learn, experience, sample, and test all the latest things including:


Celebrity Chef & Mixology Demos

Learn from chefs and mixologists as they share their secret sauce–from new techniques to modern classics. Hear intriguing insights on the latest thing from industry leaders and visionary experts.

Featured Presentations

Take away actionable insights from the industry’s brightest minds in the Show’s three most prominent presentations – Signature, SuperSession: The Future of Restaurants and Winning at the Restaurant Business: Insights from the Top 500.

TECH Talks

Stay relevant by imagining your business through a new lens. With learning opportunities that reflect today’s business challenges and forward-thinking trends that help you stay ahead.

Education Sessions

Grow your industry knowledge through a variety of education sessions. Tracks include–Hiring & Retention, Culinary Insights, Marketing Matters, and Tech & Innovation.

The Latest Tools, Tech & Equipment

Browse through countless new products brought to you by the  most innovative exhibitors.

100th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for the celebration a century in the making! Hosted in Chicago’s hottest restaurant, TAO, you’ll enjoy spectacular food and specialty cocktails. You’ll also witness the Show’s Star of the Bar finals–awarding the country’s best mixologist. Additional ticket required.


CRA “Restaurant” members receive one complimentary admission to the annual NRA Show.

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