GRIF 2020 Speaker Updates
Executive Chef, Chiltern Firehouse
Jeremy King OBE
Co-Founder & CEO, Corbin & King
Restaurant Critic, The Guardian
Robin Rowland OBE
Operating Partner, TriSpan LLP
Internationally Renowned Chef
Founder, Sketch London
Group F&B Director, Rocco Forte Hotels
Founder & CEO, Dodo Pizza
Founder and Former Chief Emotional Office, AmRest
Co-Founder, Neat Burger
Associate Partner, Piper Private Equity
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Karakuri
Founder , Hill Capital Partners
Writer, Editor and Hospitality Consultant
Co-Founder, Winnow Solutions
Chief Culinary officer, Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts
Lead FoodTech Analyst, Dealroom.co
Managing Director, AlixPartners - London
Managing Director, THINK Hospitality
Manager of Inst. of Business Creativity & Senior Lecturer, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
Managing Director Middle East , Bench Events; Co-Founder, GRIF
GRIF 2020 Workshops
Restaurant Marketer & Innovator Masterclass
James Hacon presents Restaurant Marketer & Innovator Masterclass at GRIF with a like up of leading marketers and business leaders, including winners of the RMI Awards. The session will cover strategy, influencers, online reviews, PR, innovation and campaigns with case studies from around the world. This is the third time this oversubscribed event will be hosted as part of GRIF.
Franchising workshops at GRIF hosted by Dentons
There will be two workshops at GRIF as follows:
1. An introduction to international franchising – This will be a basic track introductory workshop for companies that are new to franchising and want to understand the different franchise models that are used in the market, fee and financial models and other business and legal considerations. This workshop is suitable for delegates who have no or limited experience with franchising.
2. Advanced Franchise Negotiation Workshop – This will be an advanced workshop for companies that have existing franchise operations in a number of countries. Delegates will be senior management, international directors, franchise development leaders and expert consultants who have several years of experience with international franchising. The workshop will offer an option to benchmark existing models against industry best practice and learn about the latest market trends and cutting edge developments.
GRIF IN NUMBERS
ATTENDEES FROM 43 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES IN 2019
OF THE AUDIENCE ARE RESTAURATEURS
INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SPEAKERS
Running for six successful years, GRIF is a three day annual restaurant investment event featuring an unmissable industry conference, mouth-watering culinary tours and some of the most valuable networking receptions offered at an industry event!
Thank you to our GRIF 2019 Speakers!
GRIF’s speakers are prominent members of the restaurant investment community. Their expertise, practical advice and forecast will provide attendees with the latest information on development, trends and best practice in the hotel and restaurant industry.
If you are interested in speaking on the programme please contact Jennifer Pettinger
Founder, The Avocado Show
Raymond Blanc OBE
Chef Patron, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons; Founder, The Raymond Blanc Consultancy; President of The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA)
Co-founder, Big Mamma Group
Managing Director, Kroonenberg Groep
Mario C. Bauer
Advisor to Vapiano; Co-Founder, Curtice Brothers
Consultant, Monique Borst Ltd
Group Strategy Director, Keane
Founder , Hill Capital Partners