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Dr. Greg Douglas

Raising the Good in Food

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Chart a Course

Through Menus, Insights and More

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Matt Olsen

How to Reach–and Hold the Attention of–Mobile Consumers

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List Full of Emerging Chains and More


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Sara Monnette

Serving Tomorrow’s Consumers

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Unlike any other event you’ll attend in 2017, the Restaurant Trends & Directions conference brings the top executives from successful emerging chains together for three days of menu development, performance discussions and, most importantly, peer-to-peer networking.

Armed with Technomic research, attendees of Restaurant Trends & Directions are better prepared to tackle challenges, leverage relationships and refine marketing plans. Register today!

Why Attend Restaurant Trends & Directions?

Thought Leadership

Our mission is simple—drive debate, find common threads, report the trends and create opportunities to collaborate that cannot be reproduced.

Connections That Count

This invitation-only event allows you to unite with the right people in the right environment for three days of top-level exchange you can’t get anywhere else.

Unparalleled Content

RT&D’s educational sessions deliver insights and valuable ideas to implement in your restaurants. We’ve got a packed agenda that will inspire your business to evolve.

Best-in-Class Suppliers

Network and discuss business with the industry’s leading suppliers while sampling their new products that can resonate with your customers.

Expand Your Network

Expect to encounter key decision-makers, top influencers and senior management teams representing some of the most innovative companies in foodservice to date.

Grow Business

Come see how today’s bright ideas are reshaping tomorrow’s restaurants. Restaurant Trends & Directions can help you build a better, smarter business.

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