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YOU'RE INVITED!

Food for Thought, served by Toast, is a community event for restaurant owners, operators, and managers who come to be inspired by their peers and industry leaders. Expertly curated sessions and interactive workshops are designed to reignite your passion for restaurants and leave you with tangible takeaways to apply to your business.

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Austin | 4.23.18
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San Francisco | 6.4.18
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Detroit | 8.13.18
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Chicago | 9.10.18
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Boston | 5.7.18
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Los Angeles | 6.18.18
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New York | 8.20.18
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Miami | 9.24.18
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FEATURED GUESTS


  • We've scoured the local restaurant scene to find talented speakers with engaging stories on how they've found success and flirted with failure while navigating the ever evolving restaurant industry.

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K&N MANAGEMENT

  • Gini Quiroz

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TEXAS RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

  • Anna Tauzin

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PEACHED TORTILLA

  • Eric Silverstein



EMPIRE CONTROL ROOM

  • Xavier Aguilar

 

Mei Mei Kitchen

  • Irene Li

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BAR MEZZANA

  • Heather Lynch

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EVENTIDE FENWAY

  • John Myers

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CAPO

  • Samantha Gormley

 

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SALONIKI

  • Eric Papachristos

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TOAST

  • Chris Comparato

 

agenda
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Doors Open 

12:00 PM

 Welcome Keynote

12:30 PM

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Empowering Your Team
1:30 PM
Restaurant Marketing
1:30 PM
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Customer Success Story
2:15 PM
Data-Driven Decision Making
2:15 PM
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Panel Discussion
3:00 PM
Happy Hour
4:30 PM
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who should attend Food For Thought?

If you own or manage a restaurant, we want to see you there! Food for Thought is a free, half-day event designed for restaurant owners, managers and operators.We encourage you to invite friends & colleagues that fit that description and would benefit from the agenda. 

2. Will there be food served at the event?

There will be light refreshments, soft drinks, coffee & tea set up throughout the day for attendees during the event. We will also be finishing the day with a happy hour to celebrate the restaurant community during which we will be serving stationed food, wine, and beer. 

3. Do I need to be a Toast customer to attend the event?

Great question! Although we'd love for you to be a part of the Toast customer community, this event is open to the entire restaurant industry and we encourage all restaurant owners and managers to attend. The content for the day was designed with the industry in mind, and is not solely focused on the Toast product. However, there will also be plenty of opportunities for Toast customers to meet with their restaurant success manager and review their accounts.