Save the Date: April 8-10, 2024

Enercare Centre, Toronto

Attendee FAQ

Show & Ticket Information

What are the dates, hours and location of RC Show 2023?

RC Show 2023 is being held in-person at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario.

Monday, April 10 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 11 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, April 12 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

When will registration open for the RC Show?

Registration is now live. View ticket details page or visit our registration page to purchase your tickets.

How much does it cost to attend?

For a full list of ticket and package prices, visit

Restaurants Canada Independent Operator Members receive four (4) COMPLIMENTARY RC Show Passes. Register using your company information to redeem your free Show Passes.

Restaurants Canada Business Associates receive two (2) COMPLIMENTARY RC Show Passes. Register using your company information to redeem your free Show Passes.

Not a member yet? Join today to receive your free passes to the RC Show, plus access to the tools, resources and industry research needed to help grow your business. Click here to join.

Restaurants Canada is a not-for-profit organization. We reinvest funds towards advocacy, research and services that fuel the success of the industry at large. When you become a member of Restaurants Canada, you are supporting the revival of the foodservice industry.

Where do I find the schedule and programming?
Are there discounts if I buy multiple events?

The All-Access VIP Pass at $269 is our all-inclusive deal with the biggest discounts - Save $150 over the door price. Price goes up after March 31st.

This package includes:

  • RC Show Pass 
  • Breakfast With Champions ticket
  • Industry Night Out ticket
  • VIP Lounge Access (Complimentary coat check, refreshments, wi-fi, and meeting space)
  • Enercare Centre underground parking

Visit our ticket page to see all inclusions.

How do I register for the Breakfast With Champions event?

You can register for this event and any other RC Hospitality Week event when you register for your RC Show Pass. If you’ve already purchased your show pass and would like to add any of the Hospitality Week Events, you can add to your existing registration by logging back in with your email and the password you created. 

Can I use a credit card or a cheque to register?

We accept VISA, MC and AMEX. We do not accept cheques, purchase orders or wire transfers.

Are substitutions permitted on my purchased RC Show Pass?

There are no substitutions permitted.

Will badges be mailed in advance of the show?

We do not mail out badges. In order to avoid line-ups you should print your RC Show badge at home in advance or pick it up on-site at the Pre-Registration Counter - be prepared for line-ups if you are choosing this option.

All attendees must pick up their badge holders from the Badge Holder Pick Up counter.

What do I do if I lose my badge during the Show?

Lost badges must be re-printed and cost $99. Visit the On-Site Registration counter in the galleria of the Enercare Centre to have your badge re-printed.

What are the refund and cancellation policies?

Show passes or event tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.


Do I have to be a Restaurants Canada member to attend?

No, you do not need to be a member however RC Members get in FREE! Want to sign up? Visit to learn more about becoming a member. 

Do Restaurants Canada members receive complimentary passes to attend the RC Show?

Yes, independent operator members receive 4 complimentary badges and Business Associates receive 2 complimentary badges to the show with their membership. 

Chain members have specific allotment numbers depending on their size. For more information, call our Membership department at 1-800-387-5649 x 8006 or email

How do I become a Restaurants Canada member? What are the benefits?

RC members receive access to exclusive benefits:

  • Access to RC's leading industry research reports
  • Subscription to MENU Magazine – The voice of the industry
  • Exclusive advertising rates within RC’s media properties
  • Member rates for RC events
  • Four complimentary tickets to the RC Show
  • Cost-saving programs for your business and employees
  • Access to RC 365 Digital Marketplace

Restaurants Canada is a not-for-profit organization. We reinvest funds toward advocacy, research and services that fuel the success of the industry at large. When you’re a member of Restaurants Canada, you are supporting the revival of the foodservice industry.  Visit to learn more.

Travel & Hotels

Does the RC Show have hotel and travel partner discounts?

Visit for more information on hotel and travel discounts.

Is shuttle service provided to the Enercare Centre?

Shuttle buses will be available to and from hotels listed above (excluding Hotel X Toronto located across the street).

Visit our travel page for shuttle schedule details.

Is there parking on-site?

Exhibition place offers 5,800 parking spaces located adjacent to one of Toronto’s main highways, the Gardiner Expressway, including 1,300 underground.

For Attendees - Daily Parking Rate
Surface: $18
Underground: $21

For more information, visit the Exhibition Place website

Attendance & On-site Services

Who should attend the RC Show?

If you work in the foodservice and hospitality business, this is the must-attend event for the industry. Shop for the latest equipment or innovative products and services, hear from world-class speakers and get practical insights on how to make more money and grow your business, exciting culinary competitions all under one roof. 


Are children or pets allowed in the RC Show?

The RC Show is a 19+ event.  

Pets are not allowed except guide dogs and service animals.  

Is there a coat check?

Yes, there is a coat check next to the Registration counter located in the Galleria at the Enercare Centre.

Will Wi-Fi be available at the RC Show?

Yes, there is complimentary Wi-Fi for all attendees and exhibitors.

Is RC Show Wheelchair Accessible?
Yes, Enercare Centre is wheelchair accessible.
Please note that Enercare Centre no longer offers wheelchair rentals. 
What is the dress code?

There is no official dress code. 

Trade Show Floor & Exhibitors

Can I buy something at the RC Show and remove merchandise from the Show floor?

Yes, however, the exhibitor must provide you with a receipt in order to walk out with merchandise.

How many exhibitors will be at the RC Show 2023?

We have over 1,000 industry specific supplier companies with everything you need to run your operation. 

Can attendees see a list of RC Show exhibitors?

Yes, you can login to the registration site after March 31, 2023 to view a list of exhibitors. At that time, you may utilize the category search and set up meetings with exhibitors of your choice by using the Match-Making & Meetings System.

When will I receive my RC Show Guide?

Show Guides will be distributed on-site at the entrance of the RC Show.

Match-Making & Meetings Platform

How do I make the most of my time at the RC Show?

We have refined the Match-Making & Meetings Platform (formerly RC Show Meeting & Conference Planner tool), and set up our registration process to allow attendees to identify the categories of products they are looking for and match you to the exhibitors that offer those product categories. This tool will be available starting March 31, 2023 and accessed by logging back into your registration using your email and the password you created.

Can I set up buying meetings at the RC Show?

The Match-Making & Meetings Platform (formerly RC Show Meeting & Conference Planner tool) will allow you to pre-arrange meetings with exhibitors of interest. Book your one-on-one meetings to explore the latest innovations. Don't miss this opportunity to meet with your favourite suppliers all under one roof! Click here to watch the tutorial video. 

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