MCA is delighted to announce several new speakers have been added to the agenda at the Food to Conference, on 9 March.

Thomas Nørøxe, CEO, Joe & The Juice; Morven West, head people and culture, Knoops; Greg Hull, global head of hospitality and leisure, Attensi will be joining a panel on people and culture, which will explore the training and development required to manage more complex and experiential operations. 

While Tomas Samandi, founder, Lost Boys Chicken, Nick Philpott, founder, Yolk and Judy Joo, founder, Seoul Bird will be taking to the stage for a panel on emerging concepts making waves in the food to go space.

With a focus specialist Korean cuisine, fine fast food, and an eye on expansion via franchised virtual restaurants, our three panellists show the diversity of emerging talent in the food to go space.

Also joining the line-up is Jane Martin, head of development at not-for-profit organisation City to Sea. She will be digging into the key findings in City to Sea’s recent research project ‘Food to Go: Good to go?’, on the management of single-use plastic packaging in the sector, taking into account the impact of Covid-19.

Martin will also share its roadmap for a re-usable future, including examples of best practice from leading food to go operators, analyse the barriers to business and offer up some practical solutions.

Taking place at the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho next month, the conference will feature exclusive Q&As with Julian Metcalfe OBE, global CEO, itsu; Will Stratton-Morris, CEO, Caffè Nero and Glenn Edwards, managing director, Leon Restaurants.

There will be panel discussions covering the topics of investment, property, customer marketing and loyalty programmes and people and training, as well as insight presentations from Lumina Intelligence, CGA and CACI.

As well as providing a day of insight, analysis and inspiration, the conference is also a great networking opportunity for all senior operators in the food to go sector, as well as investors, suppliers and other sector stakeholders.

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