Experience three days filled with groundbreaking insights, products, and networking opportunities.
8:00am – 11:30am

Registration & Information Desk

Location: Trinity Pre-Function
Presented By:
NCR Voyix
8:45am – 9:30am


Location: Trinity Ballroom
9:45am – 11:30am

General Session

Location: Trinity Ballroom
“Teched Off”- Franchisor vs. Franchisee

Explore technology adoption from the perspective of franchisors and franchisees! This session delves into the concept of Friction vs. Focus and will examine the best practices that can be employed to negate negative responses to tech pushbacks such as fees, charges, or change. We'll dive deep into the challenges of introducing new technologies and how they can be overcome to maximize the benefits of technology adoption.


Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Brinker International

Chief Information Officer
Smoothie King

Executive Vice President of Marketing
Dog Haus Worldwide

Chief Information Officer
Jersey Mike’s

Senior Editor | Moderator
Restaurant Business

The State of Foodservice Technology

Rich Shank from Technomic takes us on a data-driven session exploring the current and evolving landscape of restaurant technology trends. This session is packed with up-to-date data and research from recent studies


Senior Principal and VP of Innovation
Technomic, Inc

Go Big (in Texas) or Go Home!

Is Texas an incubator for Restaurant Tech Innovation?  Hear from some of the hottest Texas-based operators who are using new technologies to their operational advantage to gain national recognition! In this two-part session, we will lean into audience participation to help kick things off.    

(Part 1) Game Show- Texas Trivia- with Host Rev Ciancio
Get ready to have some fun!  A Panel of Operator Leaders will be put to the test, and our audience will help vote who knows the Lone Star State the best!  

(Part 2) Industry Innovation Discussion- Moderated by Emily Knight, CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association
From labor efficiencies to growth strategies, these Texas-based operators are putting technology at the forefront of their business.  Learn what new developments might be coming down the pipeline.   


Chief Executive Officer
Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Hospitality Marketing Executive
Yeah! Management

CEO and Founder
Zalat Pizza

Director of Culinary
Velvet Taco

President and CEO | Moderator
Texas Restaurant Association