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The Restaurant Conference

18 September 2019
Marriott Grosvenor Square, London 

The UK restaurant sector was worth £19.4bn in 2018 (source: MCA Insight).

Attend MCA’s Restaurant Conference 2019 to hear sector leaders discuss:
• Winning strategies in a competitive marketplace
• Evolution after a CVA
• Key opportunities
• Global trends impacting the UK
• Insights from MCA’s upcoming Restaurant Market Report 2019



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July 2019

This month, amid a choppy political climate, Peter Martin looks at Michael Gove’s appointment of Henry Dimbleby to create a new food strategy for the UK. Meanwhile Jasper Reid reports back from the US, where different states can have wildly different operating costs and requirements that every UK operator should be aware of before taking the plunge across the Atlantic.
Meanwhile, columnist Dominic Walsh recounts an awkward encounter with Luke Johnson at Wimbledon, Public Health England CEO Duncan Selbie pens an open letter to the eating out industry imploring it to do more to tackle the obesity epidemic, and there are round-ups of the latest MCA Pub Conference, the Directors Club dinner and FD Leaders evening. This issue also profiles Turtle Bay, catches up with Patty & Bun and talks to Mexican concept Tocaya Organica and Sub Cult, as well as delivering a round-up of the latest news and openings.

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