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FOOD TRENDS

One Badge. Two Shows.

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housands of restaurant and foodservice industry professionals will gather at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando on Sunday, Sept. 15 and Monday, Sept. 16, for the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, the only comprehensive industry event devoted to the Southeast U.S. restaurant, foodservice and hospitality market. Attendees will also have access to Healthy Food Expo Florida, bringing together the leading purveyors of healthy, natural, and organic products. Both events are sponsored by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and produced and managed by Clarion UX, the global leader in trade show management. The 2019 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show will provide access to the hottest menu trends, a renowned education program, special events including the Rapid Fire Challenge: Meatless Monday Edition, Hip Sip Florida: Battle of the Modern Bartender Rum Edition, the Torch and Beacon Awards, The American Culinary Federation’s Central Florida Chapter Culinary Arts Competition, culinary demonstrations. There will also be an exhibit hall featuring 400-plus vendors from food and beverage products, equipment, services, distributors and technology, with several specialty pavilions including Coffee Fest Marketplace, Food Trends Experience, Beer Wine and Spirits and others.

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Healthy Food Expo Florida will bring together restaurant, foodservice and retail operators’ food and beverage options for healthy menu and shelf items, nutritional information, preparation techniques and access to the latest healthy products from organic, vegan, gluten-free and allergysafe to hormone-free, non-GMO, plant-based, low-sodium, low-fat, and more. The Healthy Food Expo offers education sessions focused on trending healthy ingredients, plant-based seafood, food allergies, lifestyle diet and nutrition, sourcing local food, healthy beverages, prebiotics, spice sourcing, and more. The event will take place at The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. with conference sessions beginning at 9 a.m. both days. For more information and to register, visit flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com.

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Profile for Florida Restaurant and Lodging Magazine

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Magazine Fall 2019  

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Magazine is the trade publication for Florida’s hospitality industry. Content is directed towards our hotel a...

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Magazine Fall 2019  

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Magazine is the trade publication for Florida’s hospitality industry. Content is directed towards our hotel a...