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National Restaurant Association now Accepting Submissions for 2017 Food and Beverage Industry (FABI) Awards

National Restaurant Association now Accepting Submissions for 2017 Food and Beverage Industry (FABI) Awards

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) is accepting applications for the 2017 FABI Awards, its annual celebration of the year’s most ingenious and impactful food and beverage products. Award recipients will be recognized at NRA Show, which runs May 20-23, 2017, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Judged by an independent panel […]

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National Restaurant Association Calls for Applications for 2017 Kitchen Innovations Awards

National Restaurant Association Calls for Applications for 2017 Kitchen Innovations Awards

Cutting-edge foodservice equipment and technology to gain industry-wide visibility at NRA Show 2017 The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the 2017 Kitchen Innovations Awards. Now in its 13th year, the KI Awards program recognizes and celebrates meaningful advancements in foodservice equipment and technology. Recipients of the 2017 […]

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5 Reasons Restaurant Growth Will Continue

5 Reasons Restaurant Growth Will Continue

Concerns of a “restaurant recession” are largely misplaced, and industry growth will likely continue in the months ahead, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.  His Economist’s Notebook commentary and analysis appears regularly on Restaurant.org and Restaurant TrendMapper. Recent concerns of a “restaurant recession” are largely misplaced.  Just as […]

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Gallup Poll Shows Restaurant Industry Again Voted Most Popular Industry in the U.S.

Gallup Poll Shows Restaurant Industry Again Voted Most Popular Industry in the U.S.

The results of the annual Gallup Work and Education Poll released this week show restaurants continue to remain one of the most highly regarded industries in the U.S. Restaurants have ranked as one of the nation’s most highly regarded industries since Gallup started its annual poll of consumer perception of industries in […]

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Catch It All at this Year's Restaurant Innovation Summit

Catch It All at this Year’s Restaurant Innovation Summit

The National Restaurant Association’s 4th Annual Restaurant Innovation Summit Focuses on Taking Restaurants into the Future The National Restaurant Association announced an all-star lineup for its 4th annual Restaurant Innovation Summit (RIS) happening September 13-15 in Austin, TX. The Summit promises to showcase some of the most disruptive technologies moving […]

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New Research Shows Restaurants are Hungry for Tech without the Headache

New Research Shows Restaurants are Hungry for Tech without the Headache

National Restaurant Association Research Showcases the Landscape for Tech in the Restaurant Industry Today, the National Restaurant Association released new research focusing on technology in the restaurant industry. In “Mapping the Restaurant Technology Landscape,” the Association set out to explore current technology adoption in restaurants, plans for future adoption, and […]

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All-Star Chef Lineup for 2016 World Culinary Showcase Announced

All-Star Chef Lineup for 2016 World Culinary Showcase Announced

Celebrity chefs share their culinary expertise and techniques on the entertainment-filled World Culinary Showcase stage at NRA Show 2016 in Chicago The National Restaurant Association today announced a lineup of the nation’s top celebrity chefs to share their culinary know-how on the World Culinary Showcase stage at the National Restaurant […]

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Chefs Predict Top Restaurant Menu Trends for 2016

Chefs Predict Top Restaurant Menu Trends for 2016

National Restaurant Association survey shows local sourcing and environmental sustainability remain hot trends The National Restaurant Association (NRA) annually explores the top menu trends for the coming year. For this year’s What’s Hot culinary forecast, the NRA surveyed nearly 1,600 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) – to find which […]

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National Restaurant Association Promotes Cybersecurity Awareness for Restaurants

National Restaurant Association Promotes Cybersecurity Awareness for Restaurants

NRA Releases “Cybersecurity 101” Guide for Restaurants, Hosts Webinar and Forms Member Working Group The National Restaurant Association today announced the release of “Cybersecurity 101: A Toolkit for Restaurant Operators.” The free guide, available at Restaurant.org/Cybersecurity, is available for restaurant operators interested in learning the basics of how to implement […]

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White Castle President and COO Lisa Ingram Named as National Restaurant Association 2016 Convention Chair

White Castle President and COO Lisa Ingram Named as National Restaurant Association 2016 Convention Chair

Great-granddaughter of founder E.W. “Billy” Ingram will advise the Association for the largest annual gathering of the restaurant and foodservice industry, taking place at Chicago’s McCormick Place May 21-24 The National Restaurant Association has selected Lisa Ingram, President and COO of White Castle System, Inc. to serve as convention chair […]

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National Restaurant Association's Sweeney Named One of Washington's Most Powerful Women

National Restaurant Association’s Sweeney Named One of Washington’s Most Powerful Women

Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, has been named one of Washington’s most powerful women by Washingtonian magazine. The list includes more than 100 of the region’s most influential women in business, law, government, education, media, nonprofits and the arts. “Dawn is a leader in the […]

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National Restaurant Association Calls for Applications for 2016 Kitchen Innovations Awards

National Restaurant Association Calls for Applications for 2016 Kitchen Innovations Awards

Cutting-edge foodservice equipment and technology to gain industry-wide visibility at NRA Show 2016 The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the 2016 Kitchen Innovations Awards. Now in its 12th year, the KI Awards program recognizes and celebrates meaningful advancements in foodservice equipment and technology. Recipients of the 2016 […]

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Carbon's Golden Malted Steals the Show at the 2015 National Restaurant Association Conference!

Carbon’s Golden Malted Steals the Show at the 2015 National Restaurant Association Conference!

Carbon’s Golden Malted, America’s largest distributor of waffle irons and mix, was the talk of the 2015 NRA Show. Their booth was filled with attendees enjoying new products which included fresh baked waffle bites and donuts, as well as their world famous waffles that have been served in the best […]

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National Restaurant Association Military Foundation Honors 2015 Winners for Excellence in Foodservice

National Restaurant Association Military Foundation Honors 2015 Winners for Excellence in Foodservice

The National Restaurant Association Military Foundation (NRAMF) recognized nearly one hundred service members during its 2015 Armed Forces Foodservice Awards held Friday, May 15 at the 59th Annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago. The National Restaurant Association’s decades-long partnership honoring excellence in foodservice began in 1957 with the Air […]

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