Western Food Expo

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Calling the Foodservice Industry

Independent owners, quick-serve restaurant operators, chefs, caterers, bakers, bars, breweries, food trucks or nightclub operators, hospital, hotel, or commercial food service personnel; you’re all invited.

Save the date! The show will be held from August 25 to 27, 2024, at the LA Convention Center. Join thousands of professionals in the foodservice industry to stay ahead of the game with the latest trends, designs, and business education. Don’t miss this chance to network with peers and explore hundreds of vendors and suppliers.

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Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 So. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Show Dates & Hours
Sunday, August 25: 10 am-5 pm
Monday, August 26: 10 am-5 pm
Tuesday, August 27: 10 am-4 pm

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Registration/Badge Pick Up
Sunday, August 25: 9:00 am-5 pm
Monday, August 26: 9:00 am-5 pm
Tuesday, August 27: 9:00 am-4 pm


Members Receive UNLIMITED Tickets

Being a CRA member gets you and your team access to the best rates for the show. Registration opens in May, and as a member, you will enjoy unlimited admission to the show. The best part is that it’s easy to become a CRA member.

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2024 Booth from the Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo. Now known as the California Restaurant Show.



Top 3 Reasons to Attend the Show

Spark your creative appetite and join us for product introductions, education sessions, culinary demonstrations, competitions, and more.

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World-Class Education
Gold-standard, industry-leading educational content that is practical and relevant for today’s foodservice professional

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Expanded Product Categories
Hundreds of vendors from food & beverage products, equipment, services, distributors, technology, and more

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Competitions and Culinary Demonstrations
Enjoy educational, interactive and entertaining presentations held at the Culinary Innovation Theater



Get Ready for Legal Center Live

Say Hello to the CRA Legal Center Partners

Law-related difficulties are all too common for business owners. Restaurants are especially subject to a wide range of local, state, and federal regulations. To help alleviate this legal vulnerability, the CRA has assembled a strong team of law firms with varying specialties to counsel our members. In this seminar, we will discuss hot topics affecting our industry today. 

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Legal Center Live: Food Expo 2023



Get Excited for the CA Restaurant Show

Rational Exhibiting at the 2023 show.

Become an Exhibitor

New – Pizza Tomorrow Summit Pavilion! This is an unprecedented opportunity to reach two dynamic and growing markets with one exhibit. Now is the time to secure your booth and capitalize on this opportunity.

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CRA Table at the 2023 Show

Sign up to Attend the Show

Back and better than ever! Experience the hottest menu trends and the best in business education, combined with the leading vendors supporting the restaurant and foodservice community. Make your plans now.

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Speakers at one of the education events - 2023

Education & Events

Your unprecedented access to the full scope of hospitality-based education for restaurants, foodservice, specialty beverage, and café owners.

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Do I have to be a CRA member to get unlimited tickets to the show?

Yes, you have to be a CRA member to enjoy unlimited tickets. So, join the CRA to get unlimited free tickets for you and your team

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question mark Did someone say Pizza?
  Yes, this year, the Pizza Tomorrow Summit Pavilion will be featured at the show
question mark Did someone say Coffee?
  Yes, we are excited to have Coffee Fest joining us again at the show
question mark Are there other ways to participate in the show?
  Yes, there are opportunities to speak and exhibit and the show
question mark Will I be able to attend the California Restaurant Show, Coffee Fest and the Pizza Tomorrow Summit?
  Yes, the CRA is dedicated to supporting and strengthening the foodservice industry. And what better way to achieve this than by bringing everyone together at the LA Convention Center! With the unlimited complimentary tickets provided to CRA members, they have access to everything
question mark Is there an age limit to attend?
  Yes, you must be over 18 to enter the show floor, no children or strollers will be allowed in



Check out Previous Western Food Expo Shows

Live at Your Table

2020 Live at Your Table

2015 WFHE CRA Meterboard

2018 WFHE

2016 WFHE CRA Meterboard

2017 WFHE

2017 WFHE CRA Meterboard

2016 WFHE

2018 WFHE CRA Meterboard

2015 WFHE




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