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Culture: Your Single Point of Difference

Executives from four leading foodservice brands come together for an important conversation on building a strong culture that fuels innovation, strengthens employee retention, encourages diversity and growth within your organization.
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Speakers

David Boennighausen
CEO
Noodles & Company
Meredith Cagigal
VP of Foodservice Channel Strategy & Execution
The Coca-Cola Company
Hal Lawlor
COO
Smokey Bones
Idris Stover
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Culture
Shake Shack

Hot Concepts Panel

Tap into some of the most innovative and entrepreneurial minds in the business as the leaders of the 2022 class of Hot Concepts discuss the trends and the strategies that have them poised to become the next big chain. Hear how these four brands are making waves — and learn why they’re ones to watch. Come learn from the leaders of Texas-style taco joint HomeState, plant-based pioneers PLNT Burger and Project Pollo, and wine-inspired gathering place Sixty Vines.

Speakers

Lucas Bradbury
CEO
Noodles & Company
Jeff Carcara
CEO
Sixty Vines
Ben Kaplan
Co-Founder & CEO
PLNT Burger
Briana Valdez
Founder & CEO
HomeState
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