10:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Welcome Note By
Ritu Marya,
Editor-in-Chief,
Franchise India & Entrepreneur Media
 
 
10:10 AM - 11:15 AM
LIGHTING OF THE LAMP & INAUGURATION
 
 
10:15 AM - 11:10 AM | SESSION I: INAUGURAL SESSION
The State of Affairs for Restaurant & Food Services 2019-20
Innovation Powerhouse: How West India’s Cultural Diversity is paving way
for innovation in Food Sector
How Rising Consumer Expectations are Changing the Foodservice Game
Building an Industry: Talent, Capital and Professionalism
Integrating Food Safety & Hygiene
Anjan Chatterjee
Chairman,
Speciality Restaurants Pvt Ltd
 
 
10:20 AM - 11:50 AM | KEYNOTE SESSION
Brand Evolution: How to Keep Core Brand Fresh and Relevant for 2019 & Beyond
Millennials' eat differently than their parents'. As a growing Restaurateur it is a constant trial
to keep up with numerous food fads and crazes, as well as determining which trends are
more lasting and how to adapt them to a specific market and food segment. This session
will talk about Brand evolution keeping in mind the new age diners and the customers.
4 Keys to Keeping your Brand Fresh and Relevant: Tweaking and Re-tweaking
he Brand
The need for Diversification: Why It’s Important to Adapt what millenials want
Recreating Similar Experience: Why It’s Important to be consistent
Chetan Arora, DA and Multi-Unit Owner- Subway India
Vishal Kamat, CEO, Kamat Group of Hotels
 
 
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM | SESSION II: Capital Intelligence
THE RIGHT ‘MONEY’ FINDING RIGHT ‘CONCEPTS’
This session uncovers the myriad ways operators are funding expansion and
development, from asking patrons to participate in funding, to finding the right private equity partner.
Getting Funding Within the Sector: Angel and VC Funding
Which industry segments -- from quick service to upscale dining -- are on
the speediest growth trajectories?
Product & Service : A bigger Funding lifecycle
M&A and the Future of the Restaurant Business
Sharad Sachdeva, Director of Operations, L Catterton Asia
Manoj Balan, Director of Finance, Gaja Capital
Nandini Mansinghka, CEO & MD, Mumbai Angels Network
Hariharan Premkumar, VP, DSG Consumer Partners
 
 
12:30 PM - 13:15 PM | SESSION III: Good for Growth
UNLOCKING THE REAL POTENTIAL OF THE BIZ
Fine Dining to Fast Casual…How to Build a Concept That’s a Scalable Brand
Building Brand Beyond the Four Walls
Increasing Throughput in a Shrinking Footprint: How Technology+ Design helps
Going Global :Why It’s Bringing More Innovation
What has changed in the site selection process, and what areas merit caution?
The Opportunity & challenges in developing the fast casual “spin of and
how to make it successful
Conference Lead & Moderator: Vivette D’cruz, Director,
Consumer Products & Retail, Ernst & Young LLP
Hitesh Keswani, Founder & Director, Silver Beach Entertainment &Hospitality
Karan Tanna, CEO, Yellow Tie Hospitality
Rachel Goenka, Founder & CEO, The Chocolate Spoon Company
Reynold Fernandes, COO, Foodlink Services India
Tanmay Kumar, CFO, Burger King India