General Session Speaker

Mike Hardy

IT Director
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Snooze, An AM Eatery

Mike Hardy is the IT Director for Snooze An AM Eatery. He is a 25 year veteran in the Restaurant world and has a great understanding of the industry.   Mike began in the POS industry and later took on the challenge of growing a 24 restaurant concept to 64. He currently is doing the same with Snooze as they have grown from 9 restaurants to 38 in only 5 years.  He has a clear understanding and vision of technology and how it can impact both his internal and external guests.  He uses this vision to build a strong foundation to build lasting technologies in his restaurants that will allow them to grow and stay on top.



The fast casual was honored, along with Wingstop and 7-Eleven, by the editors of Restaurant Business at the FSTEC conference.

Domino’s Pizza has been named the most innovative restaurant company in tech and honored with the 2018 Tech Accelerator of the Year award by Restaurant Business.

The chicken chain is testing voice-activated technology, social media and QR codes to improve training and the work environment.

FSTEC and Restaurant Business announce the Tech Accelerator Awards for 2018.