Foodies Flock to Chicago

We welcome attendees of the National Restaurant Association Show 2011 to Chicago. Members of the National Restaurant Association and members of the restaurant, food service and lodging industry attend the annual show held at McCormick Place (2301 S. Lake Shore Drive). The International Wine Spirits & Beer Event 2011 is held concurrently with the NSA Show and hosts mixology competitions and educational sessions for restaurant trade members.

Image Credit: NRA Show 2011

Last year the NRA Show had over 42,000 attendees and nearly 16,000 exhibitor personnel. Running from May 21-24, today marks the final day of NRA Show 2011, the show wraps up at 3 p.m.

Check out video coverage of the show and the official NSA Show 2011 blog. If you’re an attendee looking for a place to grab a bite to eat, head to Elate – the upscale organic restaurant adjacent to Hotel Felix in River North.