The Caterer Summit 2019 will focus on building sustainable businesses, both in terms of long-term success and environmental awareness.
Taking place at the British Museum on 29 October, the one-day event will feature inspirational operators sharing their advice for building a rock-solid business model backed up by an ethical outlook.
Keynote speakers include Clare Smyth, chef-patron of Core in London's Notting Hill, Galvin at Windows general manager and TV personality Fred Sirieix, and CGA chief executive Phil Tate.
Tate will share the results of The Caterer's Hospitality Business Leaders survey, which features insights from 500 top hospitality bosses, covering market challenges, food and drink trends and opportunities in the year ahead.
Meanwhile, Sirieix will explain his vision for the future of front of house, while Smyth will detail how she's built a sustainable business from a standing start to two Michelin stars.
A series of panels at The Caterer Summit 2019 will also explore environmentally friendly operations, retaining a high-performance workforce and boosting profitability, with operators including Silo's Douglas McMaster, Hawksmoor's Will Beckett and Andi Hirons from the Grand Brighton sharing their insights.
Key themes of the day will be:
• Running an environmentally friendly business in 2020. With innovative tips for being more sustainable, ethical and energy efficient.
• Building and retaining a high-performance workforce. Covering the business case for taking care of your employees and exploring how best to motivate, educate and reward your teams.
• Practical advice for turbocharging your profitability. Detailing ways to extend your margins without compromising quality and revealing the most efficient methods of promotion.
The Caterer editor Chris Gamm said: "This year's Caterer Summit will provide all the inspiration and advice a restaurant, hotel, foodservice and pub operator needs to thrive.
"We're going to focus on sustainability, both in terms of operational performance and ethics, featuring operators that are able to address issues such as waste and plastic use as well as profitability."
To book your place visit The Caterer Summit website.