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Supply Chain Management


Our biannnual meetings bring you face-to-face with experienced colleagues and cutting edge ideas. Every contact and topic is focused on the responsibilities you handle.

Meetings address issues such as commodity buying strategies, food safety and cost management — exclusively as they apply to the restaurant industry.

2017 Spring Presentations: Click here to access the presentations

2016 Fall Presentations: Click here to access the presentations

2016 Spring Presentations: Click here to access the presentations

Note: You will need a username & password to access the presentations. To receive a username & password, please email meetings@restaurant.org. Presentations are only open to past Supply Chain Management conference attendees.


SupplyChainScene is a collaboration between the NRA's Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group and Texas Christian University's Center for Supply Chain Innovation (CSCI).

The website is a "one stop shop" for supply chain managers and students who want to understand trends, opportunities, and best practices in restaurant supply chain management.


Programming will include:

  • Defending your position in a digital world
  • Underlying economics of last mile distribution
  • Supply chain analytics
  • Making sense of marketing claims

Tuesday, October 17

3 p.m. On-Site Registration Open
6:30 p.m. Opening Reception

Wednesday, October 18

7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
8:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. General Session
10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Roundtable Discussions
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. General Session
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. General Session
4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
6:30 p.m. Market Vision Reception

Fall Pricing





9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Room Rate: $239/night + tax/resort fee (single-double) 

Room Block Deadline: September 15, 2017
We have reserved a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. Once you register for the Supply Chain Management ESG conference, you will receive a registration confirmation email which has a link to reserve your room within our reduced-rate housing block.

United Discount

United Airlines offers discounts up to 10% off pubished fares based on booking class to Quality Assurance attendees. To save, book online at United.com/meetingtravel. Enter ZX4F230235 in the Offer Code box. Make sure you enter MCO as the airport. Discounts are available for travel booked between Oct. 14-21, 2017.


Questions about Sponsorship? Contact Stephanie Krasner at SKrasner@restaurant.org or (202) 973-5398.

Platinum Sponsors



The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has created the David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management to encourage students to pursue higher education towards furthering their career in food service supply chain management. Read more about the scholarship.

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