Asian Restaurant News Was A Proud Official Media Sponsor for All Asia Food Expo 2005
All Asia Food Expo is the nation's premier trade event featuring Asian food and beverage products sold to both retail and foodservice outlets; the only trade show that puts the spotlight on the rapidly growing U.S. market for Asian food and beverages. In Year 2005, All Asia Food Expo held its second annual shows in New York City on September 11-12 and in Los Angeles city in October 9-10.
Both of the 2005 All Asia Expos were co-located with other trade shows. AAF NY was co-located with Expo Comida Latino NYC, the largest East coast Hispanic food & beverage event. In Los Angeles, AAF-LA was co-located with the West Coast Seafood Show and Expo Comida Latina LA, the nation’s largest Hispanic food & beverage event.
Propelled by the growth of the Asian American population and spurred by a passion for Asian cuisine among mainstream people and all ethnicities, The expos, in both locations, attracted
exhibitors from Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the
Philippines, Thailand and the United States who showcased hundreds
of foods and beverages including sauces, noodles, rice, spices, snacks,
fruits, vegetables, prepared foods, curries, kimchi, beverages and
specialty items. Estimated show traffic for both shows is about 8000 attendance of trade buyers and visitors.
Asian Restaurant News and Chinese Restaurant News are proud to be the official media partners with both shows; and have made significant contributions to the shows by presenting the “Asian Ingredients: Menu for Success” panel discussion in New York, hosting the Year 2005 Top 100 Chinese Restaurants Award Ceremony in Los Angeles, and putting on the first national “Wok n’ Roll” culinary demonstration by award-winning Chinese restaurants Chefs.
At the Los Angeles show, we featured a special appearance by Chef Martin Yan who made a keynote speech and congratulated the top 100 Chinese restaurants honorees. Congress Woman Ms. Judy Chu also attended the show and joined the ribbon cutting ceremony of the first debut of All Asia Food Expo in Los Angeles.