Restaurant Directions

July 12-14, 2020 | Austin, TX

Insights for Growing Brands

Focused on independent, regional and emerging concepts




An impressive roster of the industry's top thinkers will lead Restaurant Directions' agenda. Covering topics created especially for growing brands, you are sure to leave with key takeaways to optimize your business.

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Savvy, influential restaurant professionals hungry for insights specific to growing concepts attend Restaurant Directions. Connect with your peers and build meaningful business relationships while gathering insights to take your menu and operations to the next level.

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Hundreds of emerging-chain operators and others gathered this week in Los Angeles for the 2019 Restaurant Directions conference. Speakers offered guidance for those in the midst of trying to grow young brands.

Despite a booming economy, the industry has been hit with high labor costs and falling traffic, but things are looking up.

These gems were among the words of wisdom served up at the first-time event for emerging chains.