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Future of Hospitality Series 30/4/20

01.05.20

Welcome to the second line up in our Future of Hospitality Series featuring in-depth discussions with some of the leading names in the industry. The panels will be exploring how the industry will be reimagined in a post covid world. Going forwards we will be considering how the high street is going to respond to the crisis from cafes to bars and beyond.  

Future of Hospitality –  Food & Drink on the High Street 
Thursday 7th May – 3.30pm – 4.15pm

Alice Woodwark (Managing Director of RA Group) hosts a panel discussion with Jillian MacLean MBE – Founder and CEO of Drake and Morgan, Stuart Dodd – Chief Executive of River Cottage and Mat Keech – Founder and Director of Hej Coffee, discussing the future of food and drink on the high street. How will the culinary landscape be reimagined in a post covid world and will the pandemic affect consumer behaviours and menu choices – the panel will be giving their perspectives on the future of the sector.

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Future of Hospitality – Cafe special
Monday 11th May – 3.30pm – 4.15pm

Shaun Fitzgibbons (Business Director of Restaurant Associates) hosts a panel discussion with some of the most respected café brands on the high street including: Duncan Kendall Managing Director of Extract Coffee, Mac Dubiel Director of Redemption Roasters, Mat Keech Founder and Director of Hej Coffee and Sonia Carvalho Head of Coffee and Community at RA Group. The panel will be giving their thoughts about how cafes will bounce back from the lockdown and what the future of the industry may look like.

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Future of Hospitality – Dining special 
Hosted by RA Group Culinary Director David Simms in discussion with Jason Atherton, Michel Roux Jr. and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Future of Hospitality – Technology special 
Hosted by RA Group Managing Director Alice Woodwark in discussion with the UK’s leading tech innovators including Julian Mills from Quorso , Marc Zornes from Winnow  and Riya Grover from Feedr alongside Compass CIO Jon Braithwaite.

Please feel free to send the panels your questions during the live broadcasts and tune in at 3.30pm to stream live or catch up via our You Tube channel

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