CO-LOCATED WITH HEALTHY FOOD EXPO FLORIDA
September 6-8, 2018  |  Orange County Convention Center

SPECIAL EVENTS

Special Events

 Center Stage
A highlighted feature of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show - Center Stage is an educational, interactive and entertaining area for restaurant and foodservice professionals who want to stay abr...
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Rapid Fire Challenge
Rapid Fire Challenge is designed to bring the best local chefs to battle head-on on our Center Stage! 3 Chefs will battle and earn the chance to be named the 2018 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show...
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The Torch Award
The Torch Award symbolizes many things including illumination, energy, joy, victory, enlightenment, hope and education.
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The Beacon Award
The Beacon Award recognizes a woman leader who has truly served as a Beacon for our industry through her leadership, contributions, and inspiration. Join us to congratulate this year's honoree!
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Product Showcase
Be sure to stop by to see the EXPANDED area and to satisfy your taste for innovation and products! The Product Showcase is your first look at the latest products in the industry. While you’re there,...
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The Five Star Club
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show Key Buyer Program is designed to connect exhibitors with highly qualified buyers who have decision making authority and budget.
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 Foodservice Council for Women
The Foodservice Council for Women (FSCW) has created a platform for women to connect, share, inspire and learn from during the Food and Beverage Portfolio tradeshows. The FSCW networking panel feature...
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The Show Party
Join FRLA’s Central Florida Chapter as we transport you to Old Havana, complete with exotic tropical foliage and vintage décor – in an open-air ambiance. Enjoy Two-Time James Beard Award-Winning ...
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Ice Carving Demonstration
Don't miss daily live Ice Carving Demonstrations by Ice Pro Invitational at the Florida Restaurant Show!
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Hip Sip - Florida
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is on the hunt for the best bartender who offers the best "hip" cocktail in the region.
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How to Become a RockStar Restaurant
We all understand that operating a restaurant in today’s business climate is extremely challenging. Numerous critical projects are regularly set aside so that we can get through the busy days. Tra...
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AllerTrain Training Workshop
AllerTrain is an ANSI accredited, manager level, food allergy and gluten-free training course and is available in English and Spanish. The course teaches food service professionals about the top foods...
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Why Whiskey? Education & Tasting Workshop
Are you ready to taste? From California to London, thousands of people have been educated and entertained by Why Whiskey presented by whiskey expert and journalist Tom Fischer, Founder of BourbonBlog....
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Power UP YOGA
NEW to our show this year! Start your day off right with this exclusive and complimentary yoga class led by "Fit Foodie" and AFAA certified instructor, Mareya Ibrahim. She will take you thro...
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