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Hear from over 40 of the biggest names in foodservice

Talks from the Top

Richard
Allison

Chief Executive Officer
Domino's

Greg
Creed

Retired CEO
Yum! Brands

David
Deno

Chief Executive Officer
Bloomin’ Brands

Anne
Fink

President, Global Foodservice
PepsiCo, Inc.

Greg
Flynn

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Flynn Restaurant Group and Flynn Properties

David
Gibbs

CEO
Yum! Brands

Heather
Lalley

Senior Editor
Restaurant Business

Jonathan
Maze

Editor-in-Chief
Restaurant Business Magazine

Charlie
Morrison

Chairman and CEO
Wingstop Inc.

Brian
Niccol

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Peter
Romeo

Editor-at-Large and Vice President of Content Innovation
Restaurant Business

Ron
Shaich

Managing Partner, Act III Holdings, and Founder and former Chairman & CEO
Panera Bread Co.

Keynote Speakers

Tom
Bené

President & CEO, National Restaurant Association CEO, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Robert
Byrne

Director, Consumer and Industry Insights
Technomic

Therese
Gearhart

President & CEO
Women’s Foodservice Forum

Kevin
Hassett

Chairman of President's Council of Economic Advisers (2017-19)

David
Henkes

Senior Principal
Technomic

Jim
Holthouser

Chief Executive Officer
Focus Brands

Jacquelyn
Howard

Vice President Global Food Supply Chain
Starbucks

Michael
Lastoria

CEO and Co-Founder
&pizza

Jonathan
Maze

Editor-in-Chief
Restaurant Business Magazine

Patrick
Noone

Executive Vice President, Business Development
Technomic

Joe
Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

Peter
Romeo

Editor-at-Large and Vice President of Content Innovation
Restaurant Business

Brett
Schulman

CEO
CAVA and Zoës Kitchen

Anna
Tauzin

Chief Revenue & Innovation Officer
Texas Restaurant Association

Robert
Thompson

Founder & CEO
Thompson Growth Group

Britany
Trujillo

Research Analyst
Technomic

Workshop Speakers

Scott
Boatwright

Chief Restaurant Officer
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Jessica
Bryant

Senior Director, Marketing and Strategy
NCR Corporation

Robert
Byrne

Director, Consumer and Industry Insights
Technomic

Jason
Cochran

Vice President of Operations Services
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Michael
Crouse

President U.S. Foodservice / Away From Home
Kraft Heinz Company

Doug
Davis

Sr. Director Global Food Safety
Marriott International

John
Dillion

Executive Vice President, Chief Brand Officer
Denny's Corporation

Chef Gefen
Einav

Corporate Executive Chef
Unilever Food Solutions, North

Kathryn
Fenner

Principal
Technomic

Gerry
Fernandez

President & Founder
Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Alliance

Chef Oron
Franco

Director of Culinary Operations
Westville Restaurant Group

Joe
Guszkowski

Senior Editor
Restaurant Business

Charlie
Guzzetta

President
BurgerFi

David
Henkes

Senior Principal
Technomic

Matt
Johnston

Director of Menu & Product Experience
Pita Pit Canada

Chris
Keating

EVP, Conferences
Winsight, LLC

Heather
Lalley

Senior Editor
Restaurant Business

Juan
Martinez

Principal & Founder
Profitality Labor Guru

Jonathan
Maze

Editor-in-Chief
Restaurant Business Magazine

Chris
Mertens

Vice President, Sales
Samsung Electronics America

John
Miller

President and Chief Executive Officer
Denny's Corporation

Anne
Mills

Senior Manager
Technomic

Michelle
Morgan

Executive Vice President of Culture and Brand Experience
ZAX, LLC

Richard
Pattinson

General Manager for Global Key Accounts
IFFCO Out-of-Home

Dr. Ruth
Petran

Senior Corporate Scientist, Food Safety and Public Health
Ecolab Inc.

Scott
Redler

Co-Founder & COO
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Hugh
Roth

Senior Vice President, Chief Customer and Business Development Officer
PepsiCo Foodservice, Inc.

Dr. Seema
Sarin

Medical Director, Lifestyle Medicine
EHE Health

Rich
Shank

VP, Research and Insights
Technomic

Zeta
Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Seniors North America, Sodexo

Ed
Snodgrass

RD&E Program Leader, Institutional International & NA Corporate Account Technical Service
Ecolab

Katie
Stratton

Head of Industry, Restaurants
Facebook, Inc.

Anna
Tauzin

Chief Revenue & Innovation Officer
Texas Restaurant Association

Scott
Taylor

President & COO
Walk-Ons Enterprises Franchise, LLC

Charles
Watson

Chief Executive Officer
Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Wanda
Williams

Head Global Franchising
Yum! Brands

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25+Webinars