|DAY 1 - AUGUST 27, 2012|
|10:00 - 11:30||Inaugural Session : "THE FOOD SERVICE VISION: Restaurant Industry 2012 and Beyond"
Welcome Address: Ms. Ritu Marya-Editor in Chief, Retailer, Franchise India Holdings Ltd
Inaugural Address: Mr. Niren Choudhary, Managing Director, Yum! Restaurants India Pvt. Ltd. & Conference Chair
Session Chair: Mr. Niren Chaudhary, President, Yum! Restaurants India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Sunil Kapur, Chairman, Blue Foods & Travel Food Services
Mr. Navin Kumar Maini, Deputy Managing Director, SIDBI, Lucknow
Mr. Manu Anand, Chairman & CEO, Pepsi Co. India
Mr. Akshay Bector, Managing Director, Mrs. Bector Foods (Cremica Food Specialties)
Mr. Vikas Mittal, Managing Director, McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd.
|11:30 - 11:45||Networking Tea/Coffee|
|11:45 - 12:35||Session 2
THE ANATOMY OF A CONSUMER: Connecting Consumers with Profitability
Dr. A. Madhavan, Asst. Director, FSSAI
Mr. Sanjeev Mehandiratta, Group Advisor-Food and Beverages, Café Coffee Day
Mr Ashish Kapur, Managing Director, Yo!China*
|12:35 - 13:30||Session 3
EAT OR BE EATEN: POSITIONING FOR HIGH VOLUME BUSINESS
Mr. Rahul Akerkar, Managing Director & Director Cuisine,Indigo (Degustibus Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.)
Mr. Shiv Karan Singh, Director, Impresario Entertainment & Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Saurabh Khanijo, Director, Welgrow Hotel Concepts Pvt. Ltd. (Kylin)
Mr. Vikas Arora, Executive Director, Precious Hospitality& Leisures Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Prosenjit Roy Choudhury, CEO Barbeque Nation
|13:30 - 14:30||Networking Lunch|
|14:30 - 15:00||Keynote 1
Raising the Growth Bar --- A Keynote by Mr. Rod Young, Managing Director, DC Strategy, Australia
|15:00 - 16:15||Session 4
FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH- How to access capital for growth
Mr. Hemendra Mathur, Managing Director, SEAF India Investment Advisors
Mr. Sandeep Kohli, Sr. Advisor, TVS Capital Funds Ltd.
Mr. Siddharth Lal, Sr. Vice President, Rabo Equity Advisors
Ms. Seema Jhingan, Senior Partner, Lex Counsel Law Offices
|16:15 - 17:00||Session 5
Enabling and Motivating Franchise Growth
Mr. Manmohan Kohli, Owner, Hotel Aroma Vikram
Mr. Rajeev Panjwani, CEO, Travel Food Services
Mr. James R. Walker, Chief Development Officer, Brass Tap, USA
Mr. Shivshankar R, Director, Barista Lavazza
Mr. Pravin Juneja, Managing Director, South Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd.
|17:00 - 17:15||Networking Tea/Coffee|
|17:15 - 18:15||Session 6
Blueprint For Building A Talent Pool- Developing work ethic in restaurant workplace
Mr. Ranjan Choudhury, Head Principal- Program Development, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
Mr. Deepak Behl, Chief People Officer, The Kwality Group
Mr. Ajay Khanna, Sr. VP-Hospitality Business,Team Lease Services Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Venkatraman Girish, Sr. Vice President-Human Resources, Jubilant Foodworks Ltd.
|Day 2 - AUGUST 28, 2012|
|10:00 - 10:15||Keynote 1
Becoming a Restaurant Chain-Samir Kuckreja, President, NRAI and Founder & CEO, Tasanaya Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
|10:15 - 11:15||Session 1
CHAIN RESTAURANT STRATEGIC PLANNING-- Regional vs, National Business Growth plan
Mr. R Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director, Continental Equipment India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Manu Mohindra, Managing Director, Under One Roof Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Vijay Abhimanyu, Managing Director, Billion Smiles Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Gokul Krishna,CEO, Cada-Designs Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Tanmay Kumar, Director-Business Development- Yum! Restaurants India Pvt. Ltd.
|11:15 - 11:30||Networking Tea/Coffee|
|11:15 - 11:45||Keynote 2
Building a Restaurant Chain - A Recipe of Success --- Mr. Tapan Vaidya, General Manager- Asia Pasific Region, The Jawad Business Group, UAE
|11:45 - 12:45||Session 2
INTERNATIONALIZE: LOOKING BEYOND BORDERS
Mr. Manish Mehrotra, Executive Chef, Old World Hospitality
Mr. Mir Mazharuddin, MD, Hyderabad House Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Rahul Kumar,CEO,Red Mango
|12:45 - 13:15||Keynote 3
The New Age Leadership Realities- Vantage Points of Inspiration
Leadership has taken on many more forms and continues to evolve as the dynamics of people and communication evolve. The reality today is that today the Business owner needs to be crisis-prepared 24/7. It is not a matter of “if” you, as a leader, will deal with crisis; it is a matter of “when.” A thought Leadership session that will allow food operators and entrepreneurs to conquer the emotional paralysis that robs vision and momentum, turning obstacles into incredible opportunities and harnessing the power of changeMr. Jonathan Jordan, President, Global Change Management, Inc., USA
|13:15 - 13:30||Session 3
The Future Of Foodservice Technology
Mr. Ashish Tulsian, Co- Founder & CEO , POSist Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
|13:30 - 14:15||Networking Lunch|
|14:15 - 15:15|| Session 4
REACHING OUT TO THE CONSUMER- Marketing it right
Mr. Anil Bhandari, Chairman, A B Smart Concepts
Mr. Saurabh Sengupta, Head of Operations, Zomato
Mr. Bhaskar S, Co-founder, Amagi Media Services
Mr. Sunil Kallerackal, Founder & Chairman, BookyourTable
Mr. Amit Kohli, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Food Panda
|15:15 - 16:15||Session 5
THE LOCATION A-Z OF RESTAURANT DEVELOPMENT
Session Moderator: Ms. Saloni Nangia, President, Technopak Advisors
Ms. Deepti Goel, Vice President- Retail, Ambience Mall
Mr. Yogeshwar Sharma, Director, Select Citywalk
Ms. Ritu Chaudhri, Vice President-Marketing & Operations, Nirulas
|16:00 - 16:15||Networking Tea/Coffee|
|16:15 - 16:35||Session 6
Hotel Restaurants, Concepts and Eating out Trends
Mr. Cajetan A Araujo, Hotel Manager, The Claridges, Surajkund