No trip to Chicago for The National Restaurant Association Show would be complete without attending an event sponsored by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, or IFMA. Their happy hours, dinners and celebrations bring together a definitive who’s who of industry influencers and champions of progress. You’re going to want a seat at the table, here.
In the list that follows, click on the names to get a preview. Then, go ahead to purchasing a ticket and placing a reservation.
IFMA Education Foundation Dinner
76 E. Monroe St. (The University Club of Chicago)
Chicago, IL 60603
At this invite-only, charitable dinner, we serve the greater good of foodservice. Proceeds from the event help provide industry opportunities for emerging talent.
Date: Friday, May 19th
IFMA 69th Annual Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration
225 S. Canal Street (Chicago Union Station)
Chicago, IL 60606
The GSP Awards is the food industry’s most iconic celebration and red-carpet event. This year, the soiree is taking place in the historic and newly renovated, Union Station. Don’t miss out on the sure-to-be lavish cocktail hour, starting at 5:30pm.
Date: Saturday, May 20th
Courtesy of the Esrock Partners “Just for Kicks” Team: Travis Fish, Lucy Staszel, Shawn Rudolph, Karolina Urbas, & Ella Shirk