Dear Foodservice Professional:

Make plans to attend the Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO, the biggest, most comprehensive foodservice EXPO in the Gulf South area. For three days in August 2014, more than 400 vendors will display a full range of food products, foodservice equipment, and allied products/services used in restaurants and foodservice operations – all under one roof. Whether it's food, beverages, furniture, equipment, tableware or uniforms, you'll find it on the exhibit floor. Show specials and new products abound providing you the chance to preview what's hot – and save you money!

The Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO, sponsored by the Louisiana Restaurant Association, is the largest and most attended showcase of its kind in the region. A wide variety of special events and educational seminars await you.

Please make plans to join us from August 2-4, 2014, for this can't-miss restaurant industry event.

Who Should Attend

The Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO provides a one-stop shopping resource for owners and managers of:

  • Full Service Restaurants
  • Fast Food Restaurants
  • Bars, Taverns & Lounges
  • Institutional Foodservice
  • Hotels, Motels & Resorts
  • Health Care Foodservice
  • Caterers
  • Deli's
  • Grocery/C-Stores
  • Private Clubs
  • Dietitians
  • Casinos

Many Reasons Why You Should Attend

  • Several hundred of the leading suppliers to the industry will be gathered under one roof to tell you about their products and services.
  • New products and services will be introduced and on display.
  • Free educational seminars presented by outstanding speakers will provide you with knowledge on a variety of important topics designed to increase your bottom line profits.
  • It's a great time to exchange ideas with friends and peers.
  • You can comparison shop and take advantage of the many show specials.

This is a buying show!

Look for and take advantage of the many "Show Specials" that our exhibitors have to offer by placing orders on the show floor. Be prepared to buy and save in New Orleans! Many exhibitors use the EXPO to introduce new product lines so you will find the latest in products and services to help you run your hospitality business more efficiently, better serve your customers and make your life easier! A day spent at the EXPO is a day to re-invest in your business, stay ahead of your competition and at the top of your game!

Exhibit Floor Will Feature Nearly 500 Exhibit Booths

At the Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO you will find the entire spectrum of products, services, and equipment used in restaurants and foodservice operations. It's the biggest foodservice showcase in all of the Gulf South and a great source for finding:

  • Accounting, Banking & Financial Services
  • Advertising Services
  • Appetizers
  • Baked Goods
  • Bar Equipment & Supplies
  • Beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic)
  • Cash Registers & Computerized Systems
  • Catering Supplies & Equipment
  • Cleaning Equipment
  • Coffee/Espresso Equipment & Accessories
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Cookware
  • Credit Card Services
  • Cutlery/Utensils
  • Dairy Products
  • Desserts
  • Dinnerware
  • Dishwashers
  • Fish & Seafood
  • Food Products
  • Freezers
  • Frozen Food
  • Furniture
  • Grease Traps
  • Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt
  • Janitorial/Sanitation Equipment & Supplies
  • Meat
  • Menus & Accessories
  • Mixers
  • Ovens/Microwave Ovens
  • Pasta & Pasta Machines
  • Pizza Products & Equipment
  • Poultry
  • Produce
  • Refrigeration, Freezers & Coolers
  • Salads & Dressings
  • Sauces
  • Seasonings, Spices & Condiments
  • Specialty Foods
  • Tablecloths, Napkins & Skirting
  • Tables
  • Tableware
  • Telephone Systems
  • Uniforms, Aprons & Footwear


Hotel Information
Headquarter Hotel
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70140
(504) 561-0500
$99 per night
Click here to reserve your room(s).

Smaller room blocks reserved at:
Hampton Inn & Suites Convention Center
1201 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 566-9990
$89 per night standard room, $129 per night suite
Click here to reserve your room(s).

Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
701 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-8200
$89 per night
Click here to reserve your room(s).

Loews New Orleans Hotel
300 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 595-3300
$120 per night
Click here to reserve your room(s).

Astor Crowne Plaza
739 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 962-0500
$129 per night
Click here to reserve your room(s).

2014 EXPO Hours
Sat., August 2 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun., August 3 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mon., August 4 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

EXPO Location
New Orleans Morial

Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Halls I-J

Registration Fees
EARLY BIRD $15 per person until May 1, 2014
$25 until August 1, 2014
$40 onsite


For more information about the Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality EXPO, call 
the Louisiana Restaurant Association toll free at (800) 256-4572. 
Or check back here for updated show information as it is available.

Identification Required
Please note that all attendees will be required to show a photo I.D. at all entry points to the EXPO.

In order to ensure a professional business atmosphere, the Louisiana Foodservice EXPO is not open to the general public. No security clearance will be given to anyone under 18 years of age, including infants in strollers or backpacks. NO Exceptions!