National Restaurant Association Show

Saturday, May 21, 2022

While the 2021 show has been cancelled, The National Restaurant Association Show offers attendees ideas and inspiration year-round. From menus to workforce to technology to operations. Restaurant Business will be covering the Show’s resources to bring you the latest updates, trends and insights. Stay connected here.

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Post-NRA Show attitude adjustments

If colleagues attended the NRA Show and you didn’t, grant them some deep-thought time. They’re likely grappling with new necessities that mandate changes in their attitudes and ways of doing business. You may want to sit at their feet and get a download, Grasshopper.

Restaurant trends from across the pond

The British restaurant scene is booming, according to Peter Backman, an annual visitor to the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. Backman sat down with Senior Editor Pat Cobe to share some other insights into what's trending in the U.K. Did someone say "fast casual"?

If a restaurant company opts to fund its growth by selling a piece of the operation to outside investors, there are some common experiences they should expect, speakers agreed at yesterday’s Restaurant Finance Summit during the NRA Show.

Those who sat through certain of the conference’s 100-plus education sessions had reason to exit with smiles and considerable optimism.

The restaurant industry’s annual Woodstock in Chicago once again provided a preview of where the business is changing. Here are some of the directions we spotted.

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