Time is running out to register for the BC Foodservice Expo

VANCOUVER, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - There are only a few weeks to go before the 2013 BC Foodservice Expo, a one-stop shop for new ideas, products and opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. The show runs Jan. 27 and 28 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. 

Registration is now open at BCFoodExpo.ca.

The BC Foodservice Expo is British Columbia's largest hospitality trade show and draws the top industry players. It's an easy and fun way for owners, chefs, managers, and other decision makers to stay on top of trends and network with colleagues.   This year's show has all the latest and greatest equipment, and new food and beverage products. The show will also feature informative seminars on:

  • restaurant marketing
  • mobile payments
  • making your establishment greener
  • foreign and domestic recruiting
  • foodservice trends
  • the transition back to PST
  • the Informed Dining program

Make sure to catch B.C. chefs facing off in three exciting competitions:

  • The Chef of the Year "Roasted" competition
  • The Chinese Chef of the Year competition
  • The Hot competition, a chance for students to show their stuff

This year's show also features the annual Trends breakfast, full of menu-changing ideas for businesses of all sizes, with new insights from market researchers NPD Group. Seating for this event is limited.

Industry delegates are invited to register for the show for just $20 - or attend the Trends breakfast and the show for just $69.   Register online at BCFoodExpo.ca. 

The BC Foodservice Expo is owned and operated by the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association, one of the country's leading business associations. Proceeds from the show fund CRFA's advocacy, research and member services in support of a growing and prosperous Canadian restaurant industry.

SOURCE: Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association

For further information:

CONTACT:  Samantha Scholefield, BC Foodservice Expo Show Manager, 604-685-9655 x2 office or 604-838-7956 cell or sscholefield@crfa.caPrasanthi Vasanthakumar, CRFA Communications, 1-800-387-5649, ext. 4254 or pvasanthakumar@crfa.ca