North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo


August 21-22, 2017

Raleigh Convention Center


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Everything to make your operation run  FASTER. CLEANER. BETTER. TASTIER.

Everything to make your operation run FASTER. CLEANER. BETTER. TASTIER.

2017 Seminar Program Announced!

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The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo is the only event in North Carolina to bring together all sectors of the restaurant, foodservice, lodging and hospitality industry under one roof.

The latest products, services and technologies will be showcased for the industry, along with a comprehensive and leading-edge program of education that will provide restaurants and lodging establishments from North Carolina with the best tools to grow and improve their business.

  • Who Should Attend?

    Who Should Attend?

    • Restaurant Owners
    • General Managers
    • Chefs and Kitchen Managers
    • Bar Managers
    • Purchasing Managers
    • Caterers and Event Planners
    • Hotel Managers
    • F&B Directors
  • Who Should Exhibit?

    Who Should Exhibit?

    Companies representing:

    • Food and Beverages
    • Apparel and Uniforms
    • Furnishings and Décor
    • Equipment
    • Supplies and Services
    • Tableware
    • Technology

  • The show was excellent with new flavor profiles which should interest anyone in the food industry. I especially enjoyed seeing entrepreneurs who are seeking higher profiles for their new and innovative products.
    Jay Hinton
    Executive Chef, Hyatt Regency
  • I had a brilliant time at the Expo! This was my second year attending, and it was fantastic. I am already making plans to attend in 2017!
    Benjamin Guaman
    Executive Chef, Governors Club
  • Loved the show! There were several vendors that I connected with and expect to do business with them. If it wasn't for seeing them on the show floor, I might not have had that opportunity. The culinary demos were great, too!
    Jim Wulforst
    Managing Partner, The Tavern at Jack’s Neck