Pork Symposium

Australian Pork Limited hosted the 2019 Brisbane Foodservice Symposium as part of Food & Hospitality Queensland on Sunday 4 August, bringing together people from across the foodservice industry. Industry experts covered a range of topics including how to increase profitability, industry trends, work and wellbeing, state of the industry and more.

2019 Program

10am | Welcome

10:20am | State of the industry event • Wes Lambert, CEO of Restaurant & Catering

10:45am | Talking Pork • Venessa Barnes, Foodservice Business Development Manager, Australian Pork • Brielie Grevell, Business Development Manager-Foodservice, Sunpork • Ben Williamson, Chef • Peter Haydon, General Manager of Marketing, Australian Pork • Gary Johnson, Executive Chef, ALH Group

11:30am | TabSquare - At the table order revolution • Chirag Tejuja, Co-founder of TabSquare

12:20pm | Increasing Profits • Howard Tinker, Owner and Founder of Restaurant Profits

1:05pm | Industry Trends • Melissa Pepers, Founder of Bonbo • Gary Johnson, Executive Chef, ALH Group • David Pugh, Executive Chef, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre • Adam Moore, Corporate Chef and Business Development Manager, NAFDA Limited

2:20pm | Work and Wellbeing • Richard Robinson, The University of Queensland

2:55pm | The Human Factor • Brian Steel, MMDS, MA (Gastronomy), Steel Edge Consulting

3:30pm | Did someone say yield? • Adam Moore, Corporate Chef and Business Development Manager, NAFDA Limited • Matthew Kemp, Executive Chef, PLB Group • Simon Street, Executive Chef, Regatta Hotel

4:10pm | Networking