Education & Events

Education and Events

The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show brings together world class education with industry influencing demonstrations. The Education Program provides the gold-standard, industry-leading educational content that is practical and relevant for today's foodservice professional. Industry leaders deliver real, applicable business lessons, the latest information on trends and best practices in the market, and their own opinions of what creates success with the opportunity to obtain continuing education credits endorsed by the American Culinary Federation through the 2-day education program. Our Center Stage boasts special events such as the Beacon and Torch Awards which honor culinary and restaurant industry influencers as well as live culinary demonstrations showing off trends, tips and tricks from noteworthy chefs for their audience. 

Education and Events

Special Events


Our special events and featured areas have been extensively developed to help our attendees become better informed in this constantly changing industry. Center Stage will present top chefs and be the hub for many of our special events including Hip Sip, Rapid Fire, and so much more!


Additional Resources

Additional Learning Resources

Check out all the additional resources we have. Stay on top of trends with our Business Builders. Industry Insights teach you more about the people behind the food you love. Watch our monthly Virtual Learning Seminars to stay up to date in an industry that is constantly shifting.