Center Stage

A highlighted feature of the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York - Center Stage is an educational, interactive and entertaining area for restaurant and foodservice professionals who want to stay abreast of what's hot in the food world. Come see our featured chefs, watch their cooking demonstrations and taste their samples! 

2020 Center Stage Line-up! Keep checking back for additions!

Raise the Bar: Through Training & Elevating The Cocktail Experience
This must-attend seminar will be set up as a discussion with demonstrations from these top experts in the hospitality industry. These experts will lay out three essential components to ensure your est...
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Welcome Back Mareya Ibrahim...Our 2020 Center Stage Emcee!

Welcome Back Mareya Ibrahim...Our 2020 Center Stage Emcee!


As seen on Recipe Rehab and the Food Network, Mareya Ibrahim is The Fit Foodie, a TV chef, holistic nutrition coach, author and award-winning entrepreneur and inventor. She is the author of the new book, "Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive" and host of the "Recipes for Your Best Life” Podcast. She is a signature chef to the NY Times bestseller “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life”. Her column, “The Fit Foodie" appears in Edible Orange County Magazine. She is also the co-inventor of the patented 
eatCleaner line of products. Learn more at

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The 2018 Stage was packed with fascinating demonstrations!
We're excited to have another jam packed Center Stage line up for the 2019 Show. See you there!