Updates

02/01/2019

Chef Michael Simon Delivers Entertaining Expo Keynote Address

As he was entering the Mid-American Restaurant Expo’s spacious hall of food samples, products and stages, the always animated Michael Symon grinned when asked if he brought his A game.

02/01/2019

Brenz Pizza Co.'s Kyle Rosch claims 3rd "Best of the Midwest" title with The Heartland Pizza

Brenz Pizza Co.’s Kyle Rosch continued his dominance of the annual Pizza Pizzazz competition by winning his third “Best of the Midwest” title in four years on Jan. 13.

02/01/2019

Chef Rios 'Rules' 2019 Burger Battle title at Mid-America Restaurant Expo

Jomar Rios, executive chef at Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee, Ill., won the second-annual Burger Battle competition held at the 2019 The Mid-America Restaurant Expo.

11/15/2018

Who Loves Food Trucks?

Whether you are thinking of expanding your brick-and-mortar or have an established mobile restaurant, the Food Truck Park will be one area you won't want to miss!

10/12/2018

Elite Speakers on tap for #MAREXPO

We have an AMAZING line up of Industry Leaders who will be sharing their secrets and words of wisdom with YOU at the Expo!

09/14/2018

CONNECT Breakfast with Industry Influencers

Network with peers and build relationship assets for your business with influencer audiences such as PR Professionals, Bloggers, Foodies, Workforce Developers and Foodservice Innovators.

08/02/2018

Celebrity Chef Jonathon Sawyer to share insights at the Expo

As a proud Clevelander and restaurateur, Chef Jonathon Sawyer brings a wealth of experience from opening several of his own restaurants, including The Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat, Trentina and SeeSaw Pretzel Shoppe. See him in action on Sunday, January 13 at the Expo on the Demo Stage!

07/10/2018

Register before December 1 for $39

Save $10 off your show admission when you register before December 1, 2018.

06/20/2018

Book your hotel room by December 1

The Expo has negotiated exclusive rates at four area hotels. Please contact the hotels directly to secure your reservation.

05/03/2018

Michael Symon back to keynote Mid-America Restaurant Expo

Back by popular demand, Celebrity chef, restaurateur, James Beard award winner and television star Michael Symon returns as keynote speaker for the 2019 Mid-America Restaurant Expo.

04/16/2018

Share your engaging and informative content at the Expo

Interested in delivering a breakout presentation at the 2019 #MAREXPO? Complete the Speaker RFP Form now.

04/13/2018

Booth Reservations Now Being Accepted

Reserve your booth space today for the 2019 Mid-America Restaurant Expo.

Great show this year! Lots of booths and a few great competitions! Nice work!

Jeremy Galvin, Master Pizza

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