Technomic shared key financial and industry insights along with menu and concept trends at the centennial National Restaurant Association Show

Subject matter experts shared insights throughout the conference, including a prominent keynote using insights from the Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report

CHICAGO, June 5, 2019—The National Restaurant Association Show closed out a successful 100th anniversary in Chicago on May 18-21 with numerous prominent sessions, speakers and events. In addition to educational sessions and Ask the Expert slots, Technomic presented the featured keynote, “Winning at the Restaurant Business: Insights from the Top 500.”

Using research and data points from the Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report, Technomic’s Joe Pawlak, managing principal, and Patrick Noone, executive vice president of business development, shared the latest financials, emerging growth concepts, top trends and forward-looking insights on where the industry is heading.

“It was incredible to share our findings from the Top 500 Report with Show attendees” explains Patrick Noone. “Our relationship with the National Restaurant Association Show will only continue to grow over the years, and we’re looking forward to continued involvement in such an impactful event.”

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show is owned and operated by Winsight LLC in equity partnership with the National Restaurant Association. The Show will be back at McCormick Place next year, May 16-19, 2020.

Slides from the keynote and additional offers from Technomic are available online:

Contact: Patrick Noone, (312) 506-3852,

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About Technomic

Technomic, Inc., a Winsight company, was founded as a management consulting firm in 1966. Since then, Technomic’s services have grown to encompass cloud-based B2B research tools, consumer and menu trend tracking, as well as other leading strategic research and analytic capabilities, to prioritize and size business opportunities. Our clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants, retailers and multiple other business verticals aligned with the food industry that are looking to make informed decisions to support their business growth. Visit Technomic at


About Winsight LLC
Winsight LLC is a recognized leader in business-to-business media and information services for the convenience-retailing, foodservice and grocery industries. Winsight has an extensive media portfolio, including five publications: CSP, Restaurant Business, FoodService Director, Convenience Store Products and Winsight Grocery Business. Winsight also offers a suite of digital products, including websites, e-newsletters, webinars, video products, mobile and tablet apps, and custom marketing solutions. In addition to more than 12 major EduNetworking conferences and advisory meetings, Winsight also produces seven exclusive, large-scale executive-level conferences: Restaurant Leadership Conference, Global Restaurant Leadership Conference, Outlook Leadership Conference, Convenience Retailing University, FSTEC, MenuDirections and Restaurant Directions. In 2015, Winsight acquired Technomic Inc., a provider of primary and secondary market information and advisory services for the food industry. For more information on Winsight and its brands, go to

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