Why Attend?
This year's theme, The ROI of Experience, will offer a thought-provoking exploration to help guide your strategic investments and long-term goals. With other senior leaders, you'll probe the oopportunities and pitfalls of the many facets of experience: employees, customers, on-site and online
Who You'll Meet

Tech-savvy and growth-oriented restaurant companies

CEO/President/Owners, C-Suite and VP Level Executives

 
Leaders from technology, finance, operations and marketing

Restaurant Groups, Franchises and Independent Operators Across Full-service, Fast Casual and Quick-Service Brands

Past Restaurant Executive Attendees
 

Senior Vice President of Operations, Alicart Restaurant Group

CIO, American Blue Ribbon Holdings

Sr. Director of Retail Technology, American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC

Vice President, Baggin's Gourmet Sandwiches

President, Baggin's Gourmet Sandwiches

Director of Operations, Baggin's Gourmet Sandwiches

Director of IT, Bahama Buck's Franchise Corporation

Director of IT, Bill Miller BBQ

EVP Digital and CIO, Bloomin Brands, Inc.

GVP & General Manager, Off-Premises Dining, Bloomin' Brands, Inc

EVP and CIO, Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

Vice President, Blueridge Restaurant Group

VP of IS, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

Executive VP & CFO, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

CTO, CaliBurger

Senior Director of IT, California Fish Grill

Vice President, Charley's Philly Steaks

VP IT/CIO, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

CMO, Chief Outsiders

Digital Marketing, Chipotle

VP of IT, Chopt Creative Salad Co

Director, Strategy & IT, Chopt Creative Salad Co.

Chief Information Officer , CKE  Restaurants

Sr Business Analyst, CKE Restaurants

Senior VP Operations & IT, Connor Concepts

SVP, IT & Operations, Connor Concepts Inc.

Director, Delicious Raw

Chief Executive Officer, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Dickey's Capital Group

CCO, Drake QSR - PJ Chile

VP of Operations, Duck Donuts

Business Intelligence, Dutch Bros Coffee

Vp of Marketing, Famous Recipe

VP, Information Technology, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Chief Information Officer, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

VP of IT, Firehouse Subs

Director of IT, Fireman Hospitality Group

VP Information Technology, Five Guys Enterprises

VP, Retail IT, Focus Brands

CIO and EVP, Focus Brands

CTO, Fresh Hospitality

Director of IT, Global Franchise Group

Director of Entertainment, Atmosphere and Technology (E.A.T.), Glory Days, Inc

Head Geek, Grill Concepts, Inc.

VP of Operations, Grinders Above & Beyond

Director of System Services, Hat Creek Burgers

Director of  I.T., Hat Creek Burgers

Managing Director of IT, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

COO, Hooters of America, LLC

VP of Information Technology, Huddle House

Systems Support Administrator, Hungry Howie's Pizza

CIO, Hurricane Grill & Wings

Director, Supply Chain Traceability, IPC, A Subway Franchisee Owned Organization

Information Systems Director, J. Alexander's Holdings, Inc

CTO, Jack's Family Restuarants, LP

CIO, Jason's Deli

CIO, Jersey Mike's Franchise System

Senior Director - PM , Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems

President, Johnny Rockets Restaurant Group

Director of Information Technology, K&N Management

COO, Kenneth Enterprise

CEO, Kitchen United

CEO, Lakehouse

Owner, Lakehouse

Manager, Lakehouse

Vice President of Information Technology, Le Duff America

Chief Information Officer, Logan's Roadhouse, Inc.

Chief Technology Officer, Lynnwood Grill & Brewing

Head of Marketing, Manta Holdings LLC (Jamba Juice)

VP CIO, Marco's Franchising, LLC

Interim CIO, Marco's Franchising, LLC

RMS/IT Manager , Marco's Franchising, LLC

 Sr. Director of Media/CRM/Data, Marco's Franchising, LLC

CEO, Mascott Corporation

Director of Technology, Mellow Mushroom

President North America & Chief Technology Officer, Millennium Hotels and Resorts

Director of Information Technology, Momofuku

Vice President of IT, Murphy Adams

Group Head of Technology, Nando's Ltd

IT Restaurant Systems Architect , Noodles & Company

VP - IT, Noodles & Company

Sr. Director - IT Applications, P.F. Chang's

Head of Interactive Engagement (Digital - Loyalty - CRM - eCommerce), P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc.

Vice President - Guest Marketing, Panda Restaurant Group

Director, Panera To You Technology Lead, Panera Bread

Director, Papa John's International

SVP, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Papa John's International

VP-IT, Pei Wei

Director Marketing and Technology, PJW Restaurant Group

Director Marketing and Technology, PJW Restaurant Group

CEO, Potatopia

SVP, Information Technology, Potbelly Sandwich Shop

VP Information Technology, Rave Restaurant Group

SVP - Technology & Strategy, Rock and Brews

VP, Information Technology, Ryman Hospitality Properties

VP of IT, Shake Shack

PMO Director, Sizzler USA

IT Director/Controller, Soft Pretzel Franchise Systems, Inc

CIO, Sonesta International Hotels

Director Retail Systems, Sonic

Director Retail Systems, Sonic Corp

CIO, Sonny's BBQ

CIO, Sonny's Franchise Company

CEO, Southern Pie LLC

CIO, STACKED Restaurants

CFO, Stonefire Grill, Inc.

Vice President of Operations, Taco John's

CIO, Tao Group

Chief Experience Officer, TGI Fridays

Director of Operations, The Briar Group

Controller, The Briar Group

Interim CIO, The Briar Group

CFO, The Halal Guys

Managing Director/Area Director, The Inn at St. John's

Sr. Director of Information Technology, The ONE Group LLC

Director of Technology, Torchy's Tacos

VP of IT, True Food Kitchen

Director of IT and Purchasing, Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar

Chief Legal Officer, Twin Peaks Restaurant

CFO, Vibe Coffee Group

IT Director, Wood Ranch