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22nd Restaurant Trends Seminar planned May 12

The 22nd annual Restaurant Trends Seminar takes place May 22 in Boston from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Revere Hotel, followed by a networking session.
The program begins with a presentation by The Boston Restaurant Group founder, Charlie Perkins and Louisa Kasdon, founder and CEO of Let’s Talk About Food, LLC, on Current Restaurant Trends, with a look at “the new Superstars,” current industry benchmarks, the impact of the economy and more.
“Creating An Innovative Public Environment,” explores the new administration’s perspective on development, economic growth, innovation and technology as tools to enhance and improve the city’s approval process, and hospitality’s role in realizing/sustaining desired objectives will be discussed by John Barros, Boston’s chief of economic development and Karen Simao, Esq., McDermott, Quilty & Miller, LLP.
A look at Innovation in the Restaurant Industry features panelists Donna Hood Crecca, senior director, Technomic Inc., Shore Gregory, partner, Island Creek Oyster Bar and Row 34 restaurants and Brian Payea, head of industry relations, Trip Advisor. They’ll discuss cutting edge concepts, technology, on line review process to enhance business, and making Farm to Table a reality.
Registration is $75 per person.Follow the link to register on line or call Anne Heyliger at 617-426-7600.