The Caterer Summit 2018

The Caterer Summit is a one-day conference providing leaders from the restaurant, hotel, foodservice and pub and bar sectors with the tools, ideas and networking opportunities to help their businesses grow.

It will feature inspirational keynote presentations and practical advice based around five moving parts of every hospitality business – people, product, property, debt and marketing.

Arrival and registration
A new night out
London Union
Nailing your offer

This session will explore product trends, innovative operating ideas and new business opportunities including:

·         Creating standout, staying relevant and building brand identity

·         Food, drink and design trends to capitalise on

·         Concept, product and technology innovation


The Institute of Competitive Socialising
The London Cocktail Club
Brita presentation
Refreshment break
The business seminar

As well as focusing on developing your strategy and growing in a saturated market, this panel will tackle:

  • Changing demographics and captialising on market trends
  • Finding the right site and securing investment
  • Winning stakeholder buy-in
Sonny's Kitchen
UK Hospitality
Operating Partner
Sticky Walnut
Re-writing the hotel rule book
General Manager
The Ned
Creating communities

This panel will discuss innovative strategies for connecting with your customers and standing out from your competitors, including:

  • What you can learn from disruptive businesses
  • Changing guest expectations and how to meet them
  • Uber Eats and rise of restaurant deliveries
  • How to create publicity and win awards
Royal Lancaster London
M Restaurants
Refreshment break
Building a winning team

The most important part of any business, this session tackles attracting, developing and retaining brilliant staff, looking at:

  • Brexit, changing the image of hospitality and filling labour shortages
  • Building a culture and developing your team
  • Addressing the gender imbalance
Virgin Active
Planet Organic
Purple Cubed
Tom Kerridge: Building a brand
Hand & Flowers
Event Close