Food Beverage industry chair Patrick Wartan will host a networking program at the Illinois Restaurant Association’s flagship industry event, Meet the Experts, on Wednesday, April 4 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.at the River Roast, 315 N. LaSalle Dr. in Chicago.
Wartan will be a guest speaker at the event. He will be joined by Executive Chef John Hogan and James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano from Levy Restaurants who together will deliver the keynote address.
A networking hour structured as “speed dating” for restaurateurs will follow the keynote. Attendees will sign-up for 15-minute intervals with Hogan, Mantuano and additional industry experts.
Wartan has extensive experience counseling multi-unit restaurant/bar operators on matters relating to financing arrangements, liquor licensing, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and general corporate governance in jurisdictions from coast to coast. Wartan makes strives to introduce his clients to centers of influence within their respective industry. He is a frequent speaker on topics such as start-up growth and operations, foodservice issues and other current regulations impacting his clients’ businesses.
Online registration is available for Meet the Experts until March 30. For more information, visit here.