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6 reasons to check out our new fast casual event at the NRA Show

Hear from fast casual leaders at our newest NRA Show event. Spend a day at our Fast Casual Industry Council meeting learning about trends, business tactics, tech solutions and more. The May 21 event, sponsored by Tork, is open to all restaurant industry professionals.

Here are six reasons you don’t want to miss this new event:

Discover secrets to business success

Mendocino Farms founders Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen discuss how they broke the mold of what fast casual can be. Learn how their unorthodox business tactics helped them become a thriving force in the fast casual sector. Bonus: FCIC chairman Geoff Alexander, executive vice president, Wow Bao, moderates the discussion.

Hear from top CEOs

Discover how Red Robin/Burger Works, PizzaRev and Quiznos anticipate trends, manage operational needs and stay competitive.

Gain a tech advantage

Examine how restaurant technology has evolved to streamline online ordering, strengthen on-demand delivery and help operators safely serve guests with food allergies. Hear from tech specialists at Plant Café, Olo, Wingstop and the NRA.

Engage with real guests

Technomic will moderate a real-time focus group of millennial and Gen Z consumers. Get a glimpse of their wants, needs and expectations to shape your business planning in this interactive Q&A.

Exclusive learning opportunities

GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney sheds light on how on-demand delivery makes fast casual even faster in the keynote address.

Network with other fast casual execs

Exchange ideas, challenges and experiences with your peers at our VIP reception.

Capacity for this event, which includes meals, is limited. Register now for $198; the on-site registration fee is $208. Contact the NRA’s Alleeshia Williams with questions.

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