A preview of this year's National Restaurant Association Show

A Deeper Dive: Tom Cindric, president of exhibitions for Informa Connect Foodservice, joins a special episode of the podcast to talk about the upcoming event.

What’s coming to this year’s National Restaurant Association Show? More seats, for one thing.

This special episode of the Restaurant Business podcast A Deeper Dive features Tom Cindric, the president of exhibitions for Informa Connect Foodservice, which operates the show and is also a sister company of Restaurant Business.

We will be attending the Show this year, and will do a few podcasts from the event, which runs from May 18 through May 21. But we wanted to talk with Cindric to get a better idea of what to look for.

Cindric expects a big event this year, which may or may not be indicative of the state of the industry right now: People are looking for solutions to the operating issues they’re dealing with.

We talk about technology, which is a huge focus of the show, as is equipment. We talk about menu issues and changes at this year’s event, including more benches for people tired of walking.

We’re talking about the National Restaurant Association Show on A Deeper Dive so check it out.

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