BizBash Selects the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York As One of New York's Top 100 Events


NEW YORK, NY, March 5, 2017 - From galas and benefits, to entertainment, sporting events, and more, BizBash has announced its 2017 list of Top 100 Events in New York and has named The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York to this exclusive list. To select and rank these events, BizBash considers the event’s influence within the industry, in addition to innovation, reach, economic impact, and more.

“We want to thank BizBash for this honor. We work closely with the New York State Restaurant Association to put on an exciting event each year and it is wonderful to once again be recognized as one of one of the top food and restaurant events among the Top 100 events in New York,” said Ron Mathews, Industry Vice President for Urban Expositions’ Foodservice Events. “Kudos to our staff who work hard all year to develop exciting events and partnerships to create the buzz and enthusiasm from our attendees and exhibitors.”

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York will be held from March 5-7, 2017 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. Highlights from the event include the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum; a Culinary Demonstration Theater featuring top chefs; the Food Trends Experience featuring 75 new food and beverage companies; Taste NY Food & Craft Beverage Showcase; Paris Gourmet’s US Pastry Chef of the Year Competition, and an expansive show floor with 550+ vendors showcasing the latest products and services from the industry.

“So many high-profile events call New York home, and to choose the best from this diverse landscape is no easy task,” says Beth Kormanik, BizBash executive editor. “Today’s top events reflect a sharply honed sense of mission, thoughtful production, and engaged guests—factors that all contribute to their success.”

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York and the rest of New York’s Top 100 Events list can be found at

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The 24th Annual International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is the only event in New York exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry, sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association ( and produced by Urban Expositions (  The show will be held at the Javits Center in New York City, Sunday, March 5 -Tuesday, March 7, 2017. To learn more, visit


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