Three days of innovative insights and guidance
7:15am – 8:15am


8:15am – 8:35am

Welcome & Introduction


Master of Ceremonies

8:35am – 9:35am

State of the Economy

Discussion on key business indicators, the state of the economy and the future.


Senior Vice President, Analytic Solutions and Insights

9:35am – 9:55am

Networking Break

9:55am – 10:55am

Foodservice Industry Update

Up-to-date look at the economy in relation to foodservice industry trends, health and performance. This session will conclude with a recap of 2019 and a discussion on future industry performance for 2020.


Managing Principal

10:55am – 12:05pm

How Noncommercial Will Define Foodservice in 2025

We’ve closely watched as noncommercial segments have immersed more and more into foodservice, competing with traditional restaurants on all fronts. That competition will fiercely intensify throughout the next decade as these operators raise the ante in culinary innovation, restaurant experience, etc., all while becoming more savvy in the way they manage their operations (e.g., new GPO partnerships). The booming influence of noncommercial requires the industry to adopt a new approach to segmenting and analyzing these operators. Join us as we explore Technomic’s new noncommercial operator archetypes that are based on buying and operating practices, as well as provide recommendations for how to work best with each different archetype.

12:05pm – 1:20pm


12:20pm – 1:05pm

Optional Lunch Session

Details to follow

1:20pm – 2:05pm

Evolving Noncommercial Foodservice Through Technology with Aramark

2:05pm – 3:15pm

Influencing Consumer Food Spend during Key Life Stages

Gen Zers entering the workforce, millennials starting families and baby boomers embracing retirement are examples of pivotal life stages that change how consumers spend on food and beverage occasions. Income, ethnic and gender variances within those monumental generational moments add additional layers of complexity. This study will delve into the most influential consumer life stages expected over the next five years, including how consumer spending will shift during these events and what you can do to positively influence that behavior

3:15pm – 3:40pm

Networking Break

3:40pm – 4:25pm

Denny’s Approach to Target Consumer Life Stages

Details to follow

4:25pm – 4:40pm

Discussion Summary & Closing Remarks


Master of Ceremonies

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Cocktail Reception