Academia Barilla will support the Barilla Foodservice team at the 2007 National Restaurant Association Show (NRA) in Chicago this weekend and at the beginning of next week.
Dates are May 19-22, 2007 (Sat-Tues), 9.30am to 5.30pm, and the location is the massive at McCormick Place, the busy Chicago Conference Center. Academia Barilla will be at the Barilla Booth, #4054.
Now in its 88th year, the Annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, also referred as NRA Show, is the largest single gathering of restaurant, foodservice and lodging professionals in the Western Hemisphere. The Show attracts close to 2,000 exhibiting companies and nearly 73,000 attendees and visitors from all 50 states and 100+ countries. This year, as all previous events, the attendance is going to be massive!
If you plan to visit NRA Chicago in the next days, come visit our Academia Barilla team at the Barilla Booth #4054 for great free gourmet samples. We will be not only offering tasting samples of our premium Academia Barilla products, but we’ll make sure to always have a desk full of watermouthering dishes and gourmet recipes that we will offer to our booth visitors.
Also, if you are a restaurant owner of food distributor and you are trying to secure the right partners for Italian gourmet specialty products, our team will be more than happy to sit down with you and talk about your business needs.
NRA Chicago is also the place where to meet celebrity Chefs. There is an entire calendar of performances that includes some of our favorite Top Chefs from the Food Network gang, such as Cat Cora and Art Smith – here is the complete schedule of Top Chef performances at the NRA Show:
Saturday, May 19 (McCormick Place Grand Concourse)
10 a.m. Steve Raichlen
12:30 p.m. Thomas Keller
2 p.m. Danny Meyer
3 p.m. Rick Bayless
Sunday, May 20 (McCormick Place Grand Concourse)
10 a.m. Sally James
11 a.m. Tom Douglas
12:30 p.m. Paul Prudhomme
2:30 p.m. Rick Tramonto
Monday, May 21 (McCormick Place Grand Concourse)
10 a.m. Ming Tsai
11:30 a.m. Art Smith
1 p.m. Gale Gand
2:30 p.m. Marcus Samuelsson
Tuesday, May 22 (McCormick Place Grand Concourse)
10 a.m. John Doherty
11:30 a.m. Juan-Carlos Cruz
1 p.m. Cat Cora
3 p.m. Harry Shapiro and Peyton Young
Professional Chefs and Restaurant owners, you don’t want to miss this show, so save the date: May 19-22, 2007 (Sat-Tues), 9.30am to 5.30pm. The Academia Barilla team will be at the Barilla Booth #4054, waiting for your visit.
See you in Chicago!