20th Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference

20th Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference

Learn the Latest Trends. Gain a Competitive Edge. Network with Colleagues.

Early registration for the 2016 Restaurant Conference ends March 26, register today!

The 20th annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference is the event of the year for those working in the restaurant business. The 2016 conference will take place Tuesday, April 26, on the UCLA campus. This year's theme, "What's Your Why?" explores the creative, environmental, and social concerns behind food.  

Don't miss the opportunity to hear this year's speakers:

Rahul Aggarwal, Managing Director, Brentwood Associates
Damon Chandik, Managing Director, Head of Restaurant Investment Banking, Piper Jaffray & Co.
Mario Del Pero, Co-Founder and CEO, Mendocino Farms
Nurit Katz, UCLA Chief Sustainability Officer
Kim Kessler, Director, UCLA Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy
Mark Leavitt, Chief Investment Officer, Union Square Hospitality Group
Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO WE FIRST
Sabrina Merage, Echo Capital Group and Consolidated Capital Group
Laurel Mintz, CEO, Elevate My Brand
Jim Mizes, President & COO, Blaze Pizza LLC
Erik Oberholtzer, Co-Founder,Tender Greens
Mark Saltzgaber
Adam Schlegel, Snooze, An AM Eatery
Brett Schulman, CEO, Cava Grill
Chuck Scofield, Executive Director, Share our Strength
William Rosenzweig, Dean and Executive Director, The Food Business School 

To learn more about the conference and to register  click here.