The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show

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September 6 - September 8

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This premier 3-day event encompasses everything you need to master the emerging trends, amp up your profits, energize your business and engage your customers in unique and memorable ways. Join 8,000+ of your peers at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, where you will have access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and décor, the best in business education and 450 of the leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant and foodservice community — all under one roof! Visit the official Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show event site for more show info.

While you are there, make sure to stop by and check out the ACF Culinary Arts Competition on the show floor.

The NEW open competition categories in our Tasting Arena are:

  • “2018 Florida ProStart Best Grilled Cheese”
  • Scott Joseph’s Sous Chef’s “Next Big Thing”
  • O-Town MacDown

After you’ve had a chance to settle in, join FRLA’s Central Florida Chapter at The Show Party on September 7. What better way to end the day?


Throughout the FR&L Show, dine and enjoy Orlando’s nightlife at nearby FRLA member establishments:

Copper Canyon Grill | 9101 International Dr #1220, Orlando, FL 32819
BB Kings Blues Club, Lafayette Music Room, Itta Bena Restaurant| 9101 International Dr #2230, #2220, #2210
Tommy Bahama | 9101 International Dr #1200, Orlando, FL 32819
The Capital Grille | 9101 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Miller’s Ale House | 8963 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Mango’s Tropical Cafe | 8126 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Blue Martini Lounge | 9101 International Dr #1182, Orlando, FL 32819
Bahama Breeze | 8849 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Cafe Tu Tu Tango | 8625 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Boston Lobster Feast | 8731 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Hooters | 8801 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Dave & Buster’s | 8986 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Twin Peaks | 8350 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse | 8148 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
The Pub Orlando | 9101 International Dr #1003, Orlando, FL 32819
Marlow’s Tavern | 9101 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Funky Monkey Bistro & Bar | 9101 International Dr #1208, Orlando, FL 32819
B-Line Diner at Hyatt Regency | 9801 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
IHOP | 9990 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Red Lobster | 9892 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Cala Bella at Shingle Creek | 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
A Land Remembered | 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Main Event Entertainment | 9101 International Dr #1032, Orlando, FL 32819

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