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CEO, Test Company

Matt Rubinoff is a creative problem solver and an established founder and visionary who began his career in Business Development at an agency where he honed his skills in marketing, loyalty, events and hospitality. Taking with him his ambitious ideas and expertise, he shifted his focus to real estate and marketing with Tusk Global Limited. As president, he developed a clear vision for an interactive public space that encourages community connection, which eventually turned into stackt. By creating community growth within an unoccupied Toronto downtown land space, stackt is a unique platform that connects brands, people and delivers experiences that keep evolving.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Speaker Stage

Leadership Panel: Quick Service

Presented by Cadillac Fairview Quick service restaurant business remained strong throughout the pandemic but it didn’t come without its challenges. Learn what these challenges were, how these leaders overcame, the keys to a successful business in a post-COVID-19 world, how the quick service sector is changing and preparing for the future, and how to build real brand staying power.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bar & Beverage Stage

Leadership Panel: Wine

Discussing everything from the wine shop to imports to local winery owners, Rob McCaughey of WSET Americas sits with leaders from across Canada’s wine industry to gather their insights. They will delve into the rapidly changing role of the sommelier, trends in wine, the longevity of the bottle shop model and more.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Speaker Stage

State of the Industry

An annual favourite, join Restaurants Canada’s Senior Economist Chris Elliott along with the country’s top research companies as they share the data they have been collecting and analyzing throughout the year to gain an in-depth understanding of where our industry is headed. Interpreting the latest consumer and sales trends, will provide a deeper understanding of what these market behaviours mean for your business planning. Don’t miss this provocative and insightful industry outlook.