Three days of industry-leading insights
7:15am – 8:15am


Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom, Salon 1
8:15am – 10:15am

General Session - Conscious Company Culture

Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom, Salons 2 & 3
People, Planet, Profit and the Power of Technology

Build a more sustainable, more transparent restaurant experience while delivering record bottom-line results. Join this dynamic duo to learn how the power of technology can shift how we deliver food quality and service to our customers, drive sustainability goals for our planet, and achieve expanded profit for our business.


Vice President & Head of Supply Chain
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Vice President / General Manager, Identification Solutions
Avery Dennison

Presented By:
Avery Dennison
Technomic Global State of The Industry

Technomic will provide a current state of the global restaurant landscape including market forecasts and leading chain performance data. The session will explore what’s now and what’s next in global trends and changing consumer behavior and attitudes. 


Senior Principal

Presented By:
Kraft Heinz Company
CEO vs. CEO, An Executive Exchange - The Balance of Technology and Hospitality from a Global Scale

This lightning style session will feature two top restaurant leaders who will interview each other to address some engaging questions about their businesses and discuss important industry hot topics around a common topic theme.  


CEO and President
Brinker International, Inc. and President of Chili’s® Grill & Bar

President and CEO
The Wendy's Company

Presented By:
Kraft Heinz Company
C-Suite Collaborative Time - Group Huddles & Presentation Prep
10:15am – 10:45am

Networking Break

Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom Foyer
10:45am – 12:45pm

General Session - C- Suite Collaborative Presentations

Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom, Salons 2 & 3
C-Suite Collaborative Group Leader Presentations

Group Leaders will present key insights from their groups discussions.

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Networking Lunch

Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom, Salon 1
2:15pm – 3:30pm

General Session - Leading the Industry with Impact

Location: Mandarin Oriental Ballroom, Salons 2 & 3
Watch out World ..These Brands Are Coming in Hot!

Two of the hottest, fast growing restaurant brands in the US go head-to-head with Restaurant Business Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Maze to talk about their big international plans for 2024 and beyond, and why they are going global! Hear from Dave’s Hot Chicken CEO Bill Phelps and as they chat about the future of their brands.


Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer
Dave’s Hot Chicken

Editor-in-Chief | Moderator
Restaurant Business

GRLC Closing Session - An Impactful Fireside Chat with Danny Meyer and Kelly MacPherson

Founder & Executive Chairman
Union Square Hospitality Group

Chief Technology and Supply Chain Officer
Union Square Hospitality Group

Global Chief Customer & Commercial Officer
The Coca-Cola Company

Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company, The
C-Suite Collaborative Group Presentation Winner “Award/Announcement”
Top 500Global Chains