THE PNW's LARGEST FOODSERVICE SHOW
Portland Expo Center • April 16 –17, 2023
Sunday, April 16: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 17: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
• food • BEVERAGE • EQUIPMENT
• labor • marketing • technology
• OPerationS • SUPPLIERS • PEERS
just about every aspect of our industry is changing. COME TOUCH, TASTE AND FEEL NEW SOLUTIONS TO make your life easier.
Portland Expo Center • Hall D
2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR
April 16-17, 2023
Sunday, April 16: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, April 17: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Portland Expo Center
Registration includes access to:
• EXHIBITOR FLOOR
• ALCOHOL PAVILION
• TRENDS CENTER
• EMERGING PRODUCTS
Available in the main lot, $12 per space, per entry, without in and out privileges.
Looking for Lodging during the show? View this list: Hotels within close proximity of the Portland Expo Center.
Industry Night Out
Continue building relationships at the official Show after party! Get tickets ($59) to join your peers at Produce Row for food, drinks, and live music. Learn more.
Check out our growing list of 2023 Exhibitors.
Discover the latest in best practices through interactive sessions, local chef demos, expert presentations and peer-to-peer discussion. This dynamic center is ready to serve up inspiration and innovation.
Explore alcoholic beverage and bar products in this perennial favorite feature of the Show. This alcohol centric pavilion is designated to those 21 and over.
See the freshest finds in this section of the Show floor dedicated to new and soon-to-be released products and services.
Online registration is open!
Register online prior to the show for quick and easy entry. Registration at the door is also available.
This is an industry trade industry event and NOT open to the general public. All attendees must be involved with the restaurant, foodservice or hospitality industry. Must be 16+, no exceptions.
Solicitation by attendees is strictly prohibited.
Explore trends to improve your business, and learn best practices from peers in these interactive presentations, designed to showcase tangible solutions you can implement tomorrow and increase your bottom line. Please bring your questions.
Rethink the Hospitality Workforce
Discuss how hospitality employers can adapt to the evolving labor market during uncertain economic times.
Learn how to optimize your hiring process, attract skillful talent, and make better hires to increase retention rates.
Maximize Your Kitchen
Preparing food in advance lets your kitchen staff focus on creating quality dishes and improving customer experience, instead of stressing over wasted food or having to pull extra duties to cover for missing staff.
Trends in Catering
Join this panel discussion for valuable insights on lessons learned, tomorrow's outlook and catering trends to watch.
Topics include; Maximizing profit margins, finding and maintaining talent, negotiating for win-win, Q&A roundup.
Rethinking Service Models
Labor scarcity, shifting consumer expectations, emerging regulations, and technological innovations are motivating restaurant leaders to reimagine and restructure how they organize their staff, engage with their guests, and calibrate their relationship with technology.
Social Media for Restaurants
Learn from service-driven marketing experts who provide social media management and online customer service for restaurants.
Social media is all about relationships. This session will strengthen your familiarity and results with various platforms.
Food Waste Stops with Me
Hear from Northwest industry experts leading the charge on food waste prevention. Get tangible action items and learn about the benefits, including cost savings when implementing prevention processes into daily operations. Come away with not only information, but also free resources.
Zero Waste Kitchen
Discover innovative techniques from national chefs to streamline prep, trifecta workflow, increase product yield, and zero waste shelf life.
Pour on the profits! Explore alcoholic beverage and bar products in this perennial favorite feature of the Show.
The Northwest Food Show offers a unique opportunity to sample products of some of the finest alcohol producers from around the Northwest and beyond. See some of the participating vendors below, who will be pouring their best tastes. Stop by the Alcohol Pavilion right on the tradeshow floor and get your taste on!
Demitri's Gourmet Mixes, Falling Sky Brewing, Glass Distillery, Heritage Distilling Company, McCormick Distilling Company, Pilot House Distilling, Shine Distilling, Spiritopia, Straightaway Cocktails
Looking for the latest? Discover the newest and soon-to-be released products and services in this section of the show floor dedicated to innovation.
Built Oregon/HR Annie cohort:
Altitude, Hibisbloom, Ice Queen, Nomad Snacks, Plant Bomb.
Plus: Rawdacious Desserts, Fizz Dispense and Pure Wild Oregon.
INDUSTRY NIGHT OUT
Continue the fun at the Official Show after party on April 16. We are taking over the famed Produce Row for a much-needed Industry Night Out! Join your peers and colleagues for live music, drinks, food and even amusing caricature art directly following the show from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Tickets are $59.
Sing, dance and vibe to a private performance by singer-song writer Dave Fenley on the Produce Row event patio. Known for a “genre-free philosophy” pulling influence from a wide spectrum, Fenley will keep you on your toes. You may have seen him on “America’s Got Talent” and “The Voice” where he impressed and inspired. Davefenley.com
FOOD & DRINKS
Enjoy an assortment of delicious food and drinks from Produce Row Café including Risotto, Mozzarella and Fontina Cheese Arancini, Dry-Rubbed Smoked Wings and much more.
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