This years International Restaurant & Food Service Show was once again held at Javits Center on March 8th-10th, 2020. This three show, one badge event included the Coffee Fest, Healthy Food Expo and International Restaurant & Food Service Show. The entire expo was filled with over 550+ vendors showcasing their latest products, many competitions, panel discussions, food and coffee and cocktail tastings . There were 12 exciting events, 170+ educational sessions, six specialty pavilions featured this year. Each specialty pavilion had exceptionally displayed products that grasped everyone’s attention instantly as you passed by in curiosity.
This three day expo showcasing new products gathered thousands of restaurateurs, food service and food retail professional from around the world. Attendees had access to Coffee Fest Latte Art World Competition and Culinary Demonstrations. Coffee Fest, a coffee & tea trade show offered sessions on roasting, sales & marketing and three barista competitions. These competitions created a buzz like no other before, America’s Best Cold Brew, America’s Best Espresso and Latte Art World Championship. Healthy Food Expo showcased some of the latest healthy food products not only for vegan’s or vegetarians, but for everyone who is conscious about their daily consumption of food and the environment. Healthy Food Expo, offered educational sessions focused on hot topics including trending healthy ingredients, plant based protein food allergies and more. Our few favorites were Uncut plant based, The Kona Cookie, The Original Frappe, One Stripe Chai and The Singleton Whiskey.
This year the finalists will compete for the 2020 Cake Designer of the year.Six participants showcased their cake decorations, inspired by the theme CHALKBOARD. The 2020 Gelato Maker of the Year will be a two day competition with 12 participants selected to create their signature flavored gelato. This years expo was a pleasure for us to attend. We were truly delighted to have a first look at this three in one showcase. Thank you, we are truly looking forward to next year.