North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo


August 27-28, 2018

Charlotte Convention Center


Food preparation


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

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

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 Expo!

Next year will be an exciting year as the show moves to Charlotte for the first time to give attendees in the western half of the state easier access to the event.

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  • 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