Jan. 30, 2013
Anthony Bourdain — best known for his Emmy Award-winning series "No Reservations" and new programs "The Taste" on ABC and "Parts Unknown" on CNN — has been named as a featured speaker at the 2013 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and International Wine, Spirits and Beer Event (IWSB).
Bourdain will deliver a special feature presentation, sign his latest books, and host the third annual Restaurants Rock industry celebration, the official after-party of the NRA Show and IWSB. NRA Show 2013 will be held May 18-21 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Also, as the celebrity host of Restaurants Rock, Bourdain will judge the IWSB Star of the Bar mixology competition finals, which will be held live at the May 19 event at Chicago's The Castle.
Registered NRA Show and IWSB attendees can purchase Restaurants Rock tickets for $50 each through April 5. After April 5, tickets will be available for $60 to NRA Show and IWSB attendees.
Bourdain's featured speaker presentation and book signing will take place on Monday, May 20.
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