Featured Presentations

Actionable insights from the brightest minds in the business.

Signature '19: The Future of Dining

Sunday, May 19, 2:00 p.m.

The definitive conversation on foodservice, this standing-room-only session gave a rare glimpse into the shifts happening across the entire foodservice landscape as four leaders from major foodservice segments—Applebee's, Hy-Vee, Wawa, and Cooper's Hawk—gave clear insights into where, what, and how people will dine in the coming years.



Presented by:

Dawn Sweeney
President & CEO
National Restaurant Association

John Cywinski
Applebee’s Bar & Grill

Randy Edeker
Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Chris Gheysens
President & CEO

Tim McEnery
Founder and CEO
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

SuperSession: The Future of Restaurants

Monday, May 20, 11:00 a.m.

From voice-activated tech to robotics to innovative digital engagement tools, this session presented a walkthrough of the innovations being developed, and the ideas being generated, at forward-thinking companies Domino’s Pizza, Miso Robotics, and SevenRooms. See the next revolution in action.



Presented by:

Melissa Burghardt
Chief Operating Officer
Miso Robotics

Allison Page
Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder

Christopher Thomas-Moore
Vice President – Global eCommerce & Digital Marketing
Domino's Pizza

Sara Rush Wirth
Executive Editor
Restaurant Business