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Join industry colleagues at this exclusive breakfast event for corporate executives, owner/operators, suppliers, and top management. Presented by PepsiCo Foodservice.

BREAKFAST WITH CHAMPIONS

 Tuesday, Feb. 28. 7:30 am at Liberty Grand, Exhibition Place.

 

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and network with your peers while industry leaders discuss the future of hospitality. Hear Restaurants Canada's State of the Nation address. Learn about key issues impacting foodservice today and the future of hospitality from two high-profile keynote speakers and our industry leaders' panel discussion.

Keynote speakers:

  • Sara Monnette, Vice President Research and Insights, Technomic, will discuss new rules for competing in a global foodservice world
  • Darrell Bricker, CEO, Ipsos Public Affairs, will address how the Canadian psyche is changing, and how you should respond.

Industry leader panel: 

  • Bill Gregson - CEO, Cara Operations
  • Nick Di Donato - CEO, Liberty Entertainment Group
  • Alexandra Blum - President, Silver Lining Marketing (specializing in the hotel sector)
  • Jeremy Bonia - Owner, Raymonds Restaurant and The Merchant Tavern
  • Dan Morrow - Head of Food and Beverage, MLSE

Special Guest... Impact of Giving Back - Nick Saul, President and CEO, Community Food Centres Canada

Advance tickets and/or tables can be purchased online during registration. Here's everything you need to know:

Schedule

Arrival - Light refreshments available

Official Welcome Address - Tony Chapman, Moderator and Host 

State of the Nation - Shanna Munro, President and CEO, Restaurants Canada

Breakfast served

Sara Monnette, Vice President Research and Insights, Technomic - New rules for competing in a global foodservice world: The global foodservice marketplace is huge, and brands expand across borders quicker than ever before. Successfully competing with existing and emerging players requires continuous evolution and an in-depth understanding of consumers' complex and growing demands. Learn 10 new rules of the game - what they are, when to bend them, and when to break them.

Darrell Bricker, CEO IPSOS Global Public Affairs - National consumer trends: Darrell will speak on the national consumer trends that will influence restaurant trends. He'll address the impacts of ethnicity and urbanization on the food you serve, and the impact of millennials on the way you reach your customers.

Industry experts open up and share their secrets: a candid discussion on how they're preparing for the future of restaurant trends. 

Shanna Munro presents RC Leadership Award

Thank you for joining us at Breakfast With Champions!

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DETAILS
Tuesday February 28, 7:30 – 10 AM
Liberty Grand, 25 British Columbia Road, Exhibition Place
Toronto, Ontario, M6K 3C3

  • Free parking on east side of venue
    Tickets available for purchase when you register for the show

Ticket Pricing
$150 per ticket, $1,000 for a reserved table of 8 (plus taxes). 

Member, Sponsor and Exhibitor Pricing
$125 per ticket, $900 for a reserved table of 8 (plus taxes). 

A portion of proceeds will be donated to Community Food Centres Canada

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KEY NOTE SPEAKERS

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WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE NEXT DECADE?

Sara Monnette will talk about New Rules for Competing in a Global Foodservice World. The global foodservice marketplace is huge, and brands expand across borders more quickly than ever before. Successfully competing with existing and emerging players requires continuous evolution and an in-depth understanding of consumers' complex and growing demands. In this 20-minute presentation, learn 10 new rules of the game - what they are, when to bend them, and when to break them.

Sara is a Vice President, Research and Insights at Technomic, Inc. She is responsible for designing, managing and executing both proprietary and syndicated consumer research studies for restaurant operators, manufacturers, and others allied to the industry. She oversees Technomic’s consumer and market research division as well as Technomic’s Data and Analytics Center of Excellence.

A LOOK AT WHAT'S IMPACTING THE CANADIAN PSYCHE

Darrell Bricker will speak on the national consumer trends that will influence restaurant trends. He'll address the impacts of ethnicity and urbanization on the food you serve, and the impact of millennials on the way you reach your customers.

Featured Speaker Dr. Darrell Bricker is the CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs, a division of the world’s second largest market research firm with offices in 25 countries.  He is a frequent guest as a media commentator on political, social and business issues. He is a prolific author of best-selling books. His latest, The Big Shift (with John Ibbitson), is a major release with Harper Collins.

Dr. Darrell Bricker

CONTACT INFO

Restaurants Canada

1155 Queen St West
Toronto, ON M6J 1J4

1-800-387-5649 ext: SHOW (7469)

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