The second annual Restaurant Leaders Summit, which is just one week away, will feature more than 30 speakers from the hospitality sector.

The one-day conference on Monday 31 July at Royal Randwick Racecourse will focus on providing practical solutions to the many challenges faced by hospitality businesses today.

Alex Hawke, the assistant minister for immigration, will answer questions about the 457 visa scheme and what comes next, while Nino Zoccali from Restaurant Pendolino and Trudi Yip from Numeric Eight will contribute to a discussion about keeping costs in check.

Other sessions focus on increasing bar revenue, brand expansion, innovative ways to drive sales and the opportunity Chinese diners present to Australian foodservice businesses today.

Jason Jelicich of Barmetrix said he was looking forward to presenting some practical advice to delegates.

“At the Restaurant Leaders Summit I’ll be talking about how operators can smash their revenue ceiling,” he said. “I’ll share some simple and effective strategies you can implement immediately to make your business more profitable with little or no capital investment.”

Tickets for restaurant and pub operators and chefs cost $349 + GST and include lunch and networking drinks.

Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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