CARRE Foundation DeskLocation: Delta A Lobby
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Education Forums (choose 1 of 8):
Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading experts. They'll share the recent successes and challenges their businesses have faced and deliver useful takeaways.
Fountain, specialty coffee, tea, slushies – learn what’s trending and where opportunities lie to sharpen your competitive edge with beverages.
Consumer demand for takeout and delivery--including from third parties--is changing the face of operations. This session will focus on how to plan and adapt.
As new technology tools and suppliers come online, operators must evaluate the benefits before taking a risk. Here's how to determine what's worth it.
Despite being one of the most talked about and analyzed consumer segments in the foodservice space, many in the industry have not kept pace with how Millennials have changed since we met them. Many still perceive Millennials to be young Americans in the early adult life stage, when the reality is that the upper range of this cohort is already in their 40’s. This presentation illustrates how this generation has evolved and diverged into two unique subsets: younger Millennials (born between 1985-1992) and older Millennials (born between 1977-1984), each with distinct foodservice attitudes, need states and preferences.
A discussion of disruptors from convenience stores, supermarkets, meal-kit makers and even Amazon.
Keeping diners safe becomes an even greater challenge as a chain grows. Best practices and prevention are explored in this session.
In growing organizations and within individual restaurants, employees range from boomers to teens, and they have different motivations.
Join some of the top thought leaders in an engaging conversation centered around how to make a trend a profitable reality on your menu. In this ever increasing digital age, trend lifecycles come and go at a rapid pace - learn how savvy operators blend in them into their menus to generate growth!
General SessionLocation: Delta Ballroom A
Restaurant Business' April Power 20 cover story will reveal the top executives who are funding growth chains today. Here, a few of these deep-pocketed leaders talk about what they're looking for from chains today.
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