SUNDAY // MARCH 24, 2024
- Cherryh Cansler | Vice President of Events | Networld Media Group
MONDAY // MARCH 25, 2024
- Tom Gordon | Co-Founder & CEO | Slim Chickens
- Beto Guajardo | CEO | Blaze Pizza
- Ryan Maybee | Co-Founder & Managing Director | J. Rieger & Co.
- Scott Ford | President & Co-CEO | Hawaiian Bros Island Grill
- Craig Haley | President | Smokey Mo’s TX BBQ
- Andrew Pudalov | Founder & CEO | Rush Bowls
- Nate Fowler | Brand President | Long John Silver's
- Glenn Moon | Vice President, U.S. Development | Moxies
- Kevin Moran | Chief Development Officer | Blaze Pizza
- Sam Rothschild | COO | Slim Chickens
Restaurant brands produce nearly 11.4 tons of food waste each year, leading to $25 billion in losses for the industry. Although waste is seen as an avoidable consequence of operating a restaurant, cutting it is imperative, not only for the environment but also for a brand’s bottom line. This session will explore how the right technology and processes in place can help restaurants track inventory from delivery to preparation and drive consistency with forecasting, predictive ordering and recipe management.
- Dan Harmon | CEO | Playa Bowls
Although over 112 million Americans have used a food delivery service and the food delivery market is expected to reach $1.45 trillion by 2027, delivery has slowed down since the days of COVID-19 when it served as a lifeline for many restaurant concepts. So what’s next in this anything goes era? Restaurants are not only making their own deliveries as well as tapping third parties, they are also exploring drones AI-ordering and a variety of other technologies to keep costs down and demand up.
- Loren Bontrager | Vice President of Franchise and Development | MAD Greens
- Desi Saran | Founder & CEO | Sweetberry
This private dinner party is included with your Summit registration at no additional cost. Transportation will be provided.
TUESDAY // MARCH 26, 2024
- Jeff Rinke | Vice President of Marketing | Hungry Howie’s
- Michelle Bythewood | President | Nation’s Giant Hamburgers
- Sara Carhart | Vice President of Operations | SPIN! Pizza
- Troy Hooper | CEO | Hot Palette Holdings
- Rob McColgan | Co-Founder & CEO | Modern Restaurant Concepts
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