Sam Quinones, Martha Hoover, and MasterChef Champion Shaun O'Neale

Two-day restaurant and foodservice Expo to host seminars and panels with industry celebrities Feb. 23-24, 2020 in Columbus  


Expo Updates


Chef Michael Symon 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.


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.


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.