Taft is a sponsor of the Illinois Restaurant Association’s 4th Annual Meet the Experts. Taft attorney Patrick Wartan, chair of the Food and Beverage group, will serve as one of 17 experts at the event. Attendee restaurant/bar/hospitality operators will be able to reserve 15-minute speed coaching sessions with the experts of their choice.
The event will be held on Tuesday, April 4 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Old Crow Smokehouse, 149 W Kinzie St., Chicago. The featured keynote speaker will be Nick Kokonas, co-owner and founder of the Alinea Group of Restaurant. For more information, visit here.
Wartan serves on the advisory council of the Illinois Restaurant Association. He 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 across national jurisdictions.