On-Demand Webinar Series
RESTAURANT TECHNOLOGY SERIES
– THE NEW FRONTIER
Aligning Technology and Operations for Changing Times
Kim DoE, VP Marketing, Acme Direct


RestTech Webinar Series Details

 

2020 RESTAURANT TECHNOLOGY SERIES – THE NEW FRONTIER
Aligning Technology and Operations for Changing Times


Each year CohnReznick’s restaurant technology summits draw hundreds of strategic thinkers in the industry to discuss practical solutions for how restaurants can leverage technology to achieve their business vision. Needless to say, this year is unlike any other for the restaurant industry, and our RestTech series will be different too.


Technology is the lifeline for restaurant companies to make it out of this pandemic and succeed on the other side. Join our webinar series in which industry leaders will share changes made to operations and technology that have enabled them to reimagine their business strategies and flourish during this challenging time.

Announcing the Agenda


2020 Program Agenda

The 2020 RestTech program will include the following topics:

Low Touch, High Hospitality - Ordering and Payments
ON-DEMAND
Consumer behavior demands less contact and increased hospitality. Listen in as leading operators across the country discuss the adoption of new technologies that have not only enabled touchless ordering and payments but also had a positive impact on consumer behavior and the bottom line.
John Walker
Vice President of Brand & Marketing, Ruth’s Hospitality Group
Speaker

Jason Levinson
Vice President of Technology, Giordano’s
Speaker

Gregg Frazer
Vice President of Hospitality, Stone Brewing
Speaker


Giancarlo Fiorarancio
Vice President of IT & Hospitality Technology, Howard Hughes Corporation
Speaker

Cindy McLoughlin
Managing Partner – Consumer, Hospitality, and Manufacturing, CohnReznick
Speaker




Systems that Support Business Agility
ON-DEMAND
The pandemic has created an opportunity for operators to adopt new technologies in record time. What would have taken a few years is now happening within a few months. During these challenging times it is now more important than ever to run a lean and efficient operation. Listen in to some of the best solutions that have helped operators to be nimble and decisive in times of great financial pressure.
Darien Bates
Head of Technology, &Pizza
Speaker

Matt Eisenacher
SVP Brand Strategy & Innovation, First Watch Restaurants
Speaker

Tyler Shine
Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, Wings Over
Speaker


Bart Shuldman
Chairman & CEO, TransAct Technologies Systems, Makers of BOHA!
Speaker

Fred LeFranc
CEO & Chaos Strategist, Results Thru Strategy
Speaker



Guest and Employee Engagement
ON-DEMAND
The pandemic has thrown a dagger into our old beliefs surrounding both customer and employee engagement. As the restaurant landscape changes, so do our workforce and consumer. Tune into this conversation surrounding innovative operational and tech strategies for engagement with the new guest and employee.
Subha Rajagopalan
Vice President – IT Applications, P.F. Chang's
Speaker

Will Hanrahan
Digital Marketing Manager, Fazoli’s
Speaker

John DiLazzaro
Chief Financial Officer, Innovative Dining Group
Speaker


Jayson Portman
Director of Operation Services, sbe
Speaker

Paige Wiley
Local Restaurant Marketing Manager, Tocaya Organica
Speaker

Jeff Bobrosky
Partner, CohnReznick
Speaker



Safety First: Guest and Employee Health
ON-DEMAND
Social distancing, over-and obvious sanitization, PPE, temperature checks, employee wellness, and food safety are all top of mind for guests, employees and owners. This program will focus on best-in-class operational strategies and tech platforms that restaurateurs have implemented to ensure health and safety for guests and staff.

Sandra Noonan
Chief Sustainability Officer, Just Salad
Speaker

Larry Lynch
Senior Vice President of Certification and Operations, National Restaurant Association
Speaker

Ype Von Hengst
Co-Founder & Executive Chef, Silver Diner and Silver New American Brasserie
Speaker


Jason Berkowitz
Chief Executive Officer, Arrow Up
Speaker

Julie Zucker
Chief Marketing Officer, Branded Strategic Hospitality & Branded Restaurants
Speaker



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Past Sponsors


Special thanks to our 2019 sponsors that have responded so quickly during this challenging time and have helped the hospitality industry to pivot and explore new solutions to improve operations and increase efficiencies.

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Questions?


For future sponsorship inquiries, please contact Victoria Roger.
For registration inquiries, please contact Alye Villani.


 

 





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