Chicago, IL – The Chicago Bar Shop, a full-service restaurant design and custom bar building company, this week announced they will be hosting a large booth at this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA Show) in Chicago at the end of May. The show takes place May 20-23rd at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center. As one of the biggest restaurant shows in the world, the NRA Show is an international showcase of top hospitality brands, services and new arrivals breaking into the industry. With over 40 years of experience handcrafting custom commercial bars and building restaurants nationwide, Chicago Bar Shop will be showcasing a full-sized and multi-sided bar equipped with hospitality technology innovations popular in restaurant development today.
Borne from a passion for helping bar and restaurant owners build businesses that are both aesthetically pleasing and positioned for profits, Chicago Bar Shop has harnessed the power of technology to build interactive smarter bar environments. To cater to each customer’s needs, the Chicago Bar Shop is equipped to build entire restaurants having their own local millshop and construction company, they also offer a full suite of design, consulting services, and hospitality solutions.
“We’ve created strategic partnerships with top tech companies to offer a full line of hospitality technology solutions for maximizing both profits and customer engagement,” said Candace Zynda, Vice President of Operations at Chicago Bar Shop. “At this year’s NRA show, we are incredibly excited to showcase our beautiful hardwood bars and the technology solutions that we rely on to build and cultivate profitable restaurants.”
The NRA Show is a 4-day total immersion in hospitality experience that hosts the meeting, seeing, tasting, testing, and all other elements of the restaurant industry. Thousands of exhibitors from around the world will take part in the convention. The show provides nearly every resource a visitor would need to open his or her own, restaurant or bar venture today.
Uniquely positioned to offer high-tech hospitality solutions to those in attendance, the Chicago Bar Shop’s large booth space at this year’s event will be showcasing many Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and Intel based solutions for restaurants. Other big names you can expect to see represented at Chicago Bar Shop’s booth include: AVAD, HP, Panasonic, NEC, and Network Allies among others. Featured products will include smart and connected devices, pos systems, handheld and mobile devices for ordering, payment solutions, inventory management systems, AV equipment, and digital signage.
“We’re determined to revolutionize the bar development industry as we know it today,” said Declan Morgan, President at Chicago Bar Shop. “Spread the word on our upcoming feature at this year’s NRA Show. Visit us in booth #10002 and check out our website to learn more about our restaurant and commercial bar building capabilities.”
The Chicago Bar Shop has a showroom and retail store in Chicago’s Lincoln Park (921 W Armitage Ave) where they showcase their bars and hospitality technology solutions like those being displayed at the NRA Show. The showroom includes video walls, POS systems, digital signage, AV equipment, and connected devices, as well as bar décor and accessories for restaurant owners and bar enthusiasts alike. They have been designing custom bars and building restaurants for over 40-years, and are passionate about improving business for their clients through creating unique bar spaces and utilizing profit focused hospitality innovations.