Permission to Sample Alcoholic Beverages Application
The National Restaurant Association will grant or deny permission to sample alcohol based on what is deemed to be in the best interest of the Show®.

Contact Information

Type of alcohol to be sampled *

Requirements

If given permission, the following requirements will apply:
  • A completed, signed application received by April 15th, 2019.
  • If your company’s primary product is the alcoholic beverage, you will be required to check ID’s and must submit proof of having $1,000,000.00 liability insurance naming SAVOR…Chicago, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority and NRAS as additional insured.
  • If your company’s primary product is NOT the alcoholic beverage, all beverages must be purchased through SAVOR…Chicago, the exclusive provider in McCormick Place. You cannot bring in your own alcohol. Distribution of alcoholic beverages must be monitored and overseen by a staff bartender from SAVOR…Chicago, in compliance with Illinois Liquor Laws.
  • All associated costs are the responsibility of the exhibitor.
  • The Maximum Sampling Portions (per person) are:
    BEER – 7 oz. | WINE/CHAMPAGNE/WINE or SPIRIT COOLERS – 2 oz. | LIQUOR/LIQUEURS – 1/2 oz.
  • Alcohol cannot be served prior to 11:00 a.m. on Sundays, per City of Chicago ordinance.

Signature

If given permission by National Restaurant Association to sample alcohol during Show 2019, by typing my signature below, we agree to adhere to the requirements listed above. Further, if we violate said requirements or are denied authorization and sample anyway, we understand that our exhibit may be removed at the exhibitors’ expense. *
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PLEASE NOTE: completion and submission of this application does not automatically guarantee you are approved to sample in your booth. Show Management will review your application and send a response within 5 business days of receipt. Make a copy for your files.