Monday, September 13, 2021 | 2:00 PM
City Winery, Boston
Hear insights from leading experts, operators, and government officials on the state of the industry, reshaping the guest experience, and challenges facing restaurant operators at the local and state levels.
Michael Dorf, Founder & CEO, City Winery
Bob Luz, President, Massachusetts Restaurant Association
Ruberto, Israel & Weiner
Session 1: Operator Panel
Scott Kearnan, Food & Entertainment Editor, Boston Magazine, Moderator
Eric Papachristos, Co-Owner, Trade, Porto, Saloniki Greek
Peter Ungár, Chef and Owner, Tasting Counter
Rebecca Kean, CFO/Operations Manager, Brassica Kitchen
Current Trends in the Boston Restaurant Industry
Charlie Perkins, Founder, Boston Restaurant Group
Macroeconomic Trends Which Impact the Restaurant Sector
Chris Shaker, Partner, Retail & Restaurant, RSM
Session 2: Government Panel
Joe Piantedosi, Radio Talk Show Host “Breaking Bread” on NorthShore 104.9FM. WBOQ, and Executive Vice President & Co-Owner, Piantedosi Baking Company, Inc., Moderator
Dr. Yvonne M. Spicer, Mayor, City of Framingham
Kimberley Driscoll, Mayor, City of Salem
Jean M. Lorizio, Esq., Chair, Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission
Please join us after the program for networking, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live Jazz.
Time permitting, each panel will be followed by a brief Q&A.