Speaker announcements are coming in fast for the Casual Dining show, which will take place on 27th and 28th February 2019. It has recently added industry leaders and influencers from Mowgli Street Food, Pizza Hut Restaurants UK, The Alchemist Bars and Restaurants, Bill’s Restaurant, and the Soil Association to its high-profile keynote line-up.
Jens Hofma, CEO of Pizza Hut Restaurants UK, makes a welcome return to the show for its first edition at London ExCeL. Having previously headlined Casual Dining’s launch event in 2014, Hofma, who has headed-up Pizza Hut’s UK-based business since 2009, will be back to share his thoughts on the casual dining scene.
He will be joined by Nisha Katona, founder and CEO of Mowgli Street Food, and Simon Potts, managing director of The Alchemist Bars and Restaurants. Previously confirmed speakers include Jon Knight, head of Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group; David MacDowell, CEO of retail for Brewdog; and Kate Nicholls, chief executive of UKHospitality.