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
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.
Vice President of Brand & Marketing, Ruth’s Hospitality Group
Vice President of Technology, Giordano’s
Vice President of Hospitality, Stone Brewing
Vice President of IT & Hospitality Technology, Howard Hughes Corporation
Managing Partner – Consumer, Hospitality, and Manufacturing, CohnReznick
Systems that Support Business Agility
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.
Head of Technology, &Pizza
SVP Brand Strategy & Innovation, First Watch Restaurants
Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, Wings Over
Chairman & CEO, TransAct Technologies Systems, Makers of BOHA!
CEO & Chaos Strategist, Results Thru Strategy
Guest and Employee Engagement
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.
Vice President – IT Applications, P.F. Chang's
Digital Marketing Manager, Fazoli’s
Chief Financial Officer, Innovative Dining Group
Director of Operation Services, sbe
Local Restaurant Marketing Manager, Tocaya Organica
Safety First: Guest and Employee Health
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.
Chief Sustainability Officer, Just Salad
Senior Vice President of Certification and Operations, National Restaurant Association
Ype Von Hengst
Co-Founder & Executive Chef, Silver Diner and Silver New American Brasserie
Chief Executive Officer, Arrow Up
Chief Marketing Officer, Branded Strategic Hospitality & Branded Restaurants