International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York Exhibit Space Sold Out!

Upcoming Show Will Offer More Exhibitors, More New Products and More Special Events
 
(NORWALK, CT) February 15, 2007 – For the first time in five years the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is completely sold out of booth space.  This leading industry event, will host more companies then ever including 175 that are new to the Show, showcase over 215 new products and services, offer dozens of exciting special events, and be the ultimate gathering place for the New York metro area restaurant and foodservice industry from Sunday, March 4 through Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
 
“We are thrilled that so many companies have chosen to participate in this year’s event, the exhibit hall will be jammed packed with over 600 exhibiting companies featuring competitions in several categories for pizza tossers, latte makers, bartenders, and pastry chefs,” said Ron Mathews, Event Director for the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York.  “Our team has done a terrific job signing up not only the biggest names in the industry, but also the start-ups that are offering the next new thing that the industry will be buzzing about.”
 
Excitement is building as 18,000+ food industry professionals plan to convene at the Show where they will experience everything from the Ultimate Barista Challenge to the brand new Japanese Demonstration Theater sponsored by JETRO, the 18th annual US Pastry Competition and the Nation’s Restaurant News New Product Gallery. 
 
In addition there will be a special appearance by Vinny Pastor from the Sopranos and his gang from The Wise Guys satellite radio program at the 3rd Annual New York Pizza Show which is co-located with the restaurant show.  And, a prestigious panel of industry experts including the Commissioner from the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene will discuss “Going Trans Fat Free” at a seminar sponsored by DOW AgroSciences.  The discussion will include leaders from the New York State Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association, B.R. Guest, NYC School Foodservice and Dow. 
 
Companies wishing to be placed on the waiting list for exhibit space or looking for exposure as a sponsor should contact sales manager Rich Askintowicz at (203) 840-5392 as soon as possible.
 
Industry professionals wishing to attend the event can easily register online at www.internationalrestaurantny.com.
 
The 2007 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from Sunday, March 4 through Tuesday, March 6, 2007. The Show is produced and managed by Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading organizer of trade and public shows and owned and sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association (NYSRA).  For more information visit, www.internationalrestaurantny.com.