xtraCHEF is a sponsor of the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2018, the restaurant industry’s dealmaking event of the year.

If you are a restaurant finance executive or owner, you don’t want to miss the annual Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2018.

The RFDC Conference offers attendees the opportunity to network with their peers as well as representatives from banks, investment firms, real estate developers, consultants, restaurant technology providers, and more.

Attendees of the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2018 also gain key financial, economic, and operating insights. The agenda includes educational sessions covering a wide variety of financial, economic, accounting, technology and restaurant business topics led by some of the leading experts in our industry.

November 12-14, 2018

Wynn / Encore
Las Vegas, NV

xtraCHEF Booth #: 143

Below are a few of the sessions that we’re excited to check out. View the full agenda here

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Finance and Accounting Processes in a Restaurant Operation
Top CFOs delve into potential opportunities for outsourcing accounting, IT and other financial services.

Panelists include:

  • Dana Zukofsky, Director, BDO USA
  • Robert Cornog Jr., CFO/Principal, Punch Bowl Social
  • Lina O’Connor, CFO, Tender Greens
  • Giovanna Koning, CFO, Falcon Holdings

Cost Reduction Now: Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bathwater
In this session, the panel will explore major opportunities in the P&L to make positive changes, including creative food and supplies purchasing and negotiating tips for beverage and service contracts.

Panelists include:

  • Larry Reinstein, President, LJR Hospitality Ventures
  • Dan Schneider, CEO, SIB Fixed Cost Reduction
  • Ross Kellman, COO, Streamline Solutions
  • George Hiller, CEO, Hiller & Associates

Fine Dining to Fast Casual: How to Build a Concept That’s a Scalable Brand
Food and labor are too high to make money in fine dining urban markets. There is a trend among top chefs looking to create secondary scalable brands. It’s actually VERY difficult to do, for reasons most people don’t even understand. This panel, who have recently gone through the process of developing the fast casual “spin off” will address the real difficulties and how to avoid problems.

Panelists include:

  • Jeff Kolton, Partner, Bird Dog Capital Group
  • Joe Remsa, CEO, This is It! BBQ & Seafood
  • Jake LaJoie, Partner, Bird Dog Capital Group
  • Ivan Orkin, CEO/Founder, Ivan Ramen

Learn more about xtraCHEF at the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2018.

Interested in learning more about streamlining finance and accounting processes, reducing costs, and scaling your brand. Come by Booth #143 to learn more about xtraCHEF and how we help our clients do just that.

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