Bar & Restaurant Expo, the nation’s largest and most influential gathering of bar and restaurant owners and operators, has announced that Middleby, the leading solution provider for commercial kitchens worldwide, has confirmed their participation as the Official 2023 Kitchen Equipment Sponsor of the Food & Beverage Innovation Center.
“We are thrilled to work with Middleby, a leader in innovation for commercial kitchens. Their deep expertise, combined with the most advanced commercial kitchen solutions, will be a tremendous asset for our industry audience,” said Tim McLucas, vice president of Bar & Restaurant Group. “Our partnership with Middleby provides a key opportunity to demonstrate the significance that the latest advanced solutions in equipment can have on the financial success of operators both small and large. Operators will have direct access to explore equipment options and receive a private consultation with the Middleby team to address their specific venue needs.”
Located in the center of the 15,000-square-foot Restaurant Zone, the Food & Beverage Innovation Center is the epicenter of several distinct activations, including the brand-new Kitchen Equipment Showcase, powered by Middleby. The Kitchen Equipment Showcase will display and demonstrate the capabilities of a state-of-the-art kitchen, showcasing the newest equipment innovations paired with in-demand electric technology including:
• Blodgett Houdini Combi Oven
• TurboChef Plexor M3
• Carter Hoffman Crisp ‘N Hold Crispy Food Stations
• Evo Event Teppan Grill
“Middleby is excited by this opportunity to present its wide range of ventless and innovative products to the bar and restaurant Industry at the Food & Beverage Innovation Center. With automated products such as the TurboChef Plexor A3, the Ventless Evo Event Ventless Teppan Grill, Ventless Blodgett Combi, Holding and Pick-Up solutions from Carter Hoffman and Induction systems from CookTek, Middleby has the power to provide profitable solutions to support today’s challenges that this industry faces” said David Shave, senior vice president of global sales and distribution of TurboChef. “The team at Middleby looks forward to meeting operators at the event to discuss the equipment needs for every style of operation.”
In addition to The Kitchen Equipment Showcase, the Restaurant Zone will also include The Food & Beverage Innovation Center, where attendees can catch live, dynamic cooking demonstrations led by a team of top chefs, and The Bistro, where Bar & Restaurant Expo VIP Pass holders can dine in the 50-seat restaurant for a full-service experience complete with food, drinks and the latest technology.
Bar & Restaurant Expo, returning to the Las Vegas Convention Center March 27-29, offers exclusive access to leading suppliers launching new and exciting products, endless networking opportunities and the latest industry topics and trends through an array of expert speakers, educational workshops, offsite trainings and amazing nightlife events.
Those interested in attending the 2023 Bar & Restaurant Expo can visit www.barandrestaurantexpo.com for more information or to register. Bar & Restaurant Expo is a trade event and not open to the general public.