NRN contributor Nancy Kruse opens the event with “State of the Plate.”
NRN contributor Jim Sullivan shares “10 Best Practices” with the MUFSO crowd.
The Hot Concepts 2017 reception was packed with MUFSO attendees.
Hot Concepts honoree Bubba’s 33 of Fayetteville, N.C., served up bacon cheeseburgers at MUFSO.
Bubba’s 33 was a hit with the MUFSO crowd, including Informa Managing Director Kent Scholla.
Hot Concepts honoree New Bohemia Wurst + BierHaus of Minneapolis also got in on the burger action.
Bibibop Asian Grill of Columbus, Ohio, served up signature dishes at Hot Concepts 2017.
Phoenix’s Flower Child shows off what earned it honors at Hot Concepts 2017.
A closer look at Flower Child’s award-winning offerings.
Hot Concepts honoree Public School on Tap of Woodland Hills, Calif., brought meatballs to MUFSO.
NRN Editor-in-Chief Jenna Telesca (left) rocks a Rock & Brews leather jacket presented to her by rock n’ roll icon and emcee Gene Simmons (right) on stage at the Hot Concepts 2017 awards reception.