Global Restaurant Investment Forum

May 2020


May 2020

Thank you to our speakers

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Marco Pierre White

Renowned chef, restauranteur and TV personality

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Raymond Blanc OBE

Chef Patron, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons; Founder, The Raymond Blanc Consultancy; President of The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA)

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Victor Lugger

Co-founder, Big Mamma Group

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Lesley Bamberger

Managing Director, Kroonenberg Groep

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Mario C. Bauer

Advisor to Vapiano; Co-Founder, Curtice Brothers

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Monique Borst

Consultant, Monique Borst Ltd

“I think the people at GRIF are really the future of the restaurant, food & beverage and entertainment industry!”

Luca Baffigo, Chief Executive Officer, Eataly

Harness the opportunities of a $3.8 trillion industry

"Great networking event with some excellent presentations that spark innovation for my own business."

Michael Ingemann, Chairman, Claus Meyer Holding

GRIF sponsors

GRIF’s sponsors are experts in the field of hospitality & restaurant investment. They are at the forefront of this growing industry and leading the way in this sector.

If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities please contact Jennifer Pettinger M: +971 (0) 5588 40145

"GRIF is not just a conference. It’s a lot about meeting old friends, and making new ones”

Mario C. Bauer, Entrepreneur & Advisor to Vapiano

Focused Networking


Online networking platform:

Initiate contact with attendees before the event


Networking Round Tables:

Discuss the topical issues in an informal setting


Networking Culinary Receptions:

The perfect opportunity to network and celebrate what is best about our industry


Sponsor Exhibition:

Meet the key stakeholders in the market