The Happetite
30 Nov - 2 Dec 2021
MAPIC - Cannes, France

Conference programme

The Restaurant industry is facing an increasingly turbulent and complex business environment. The COVID-19 outbreak has seriously challenged existing business and operational models, acting as an accelerator for deep, systemic industry-wide shifts that pre-date the crisis by years, even decades.

The New era is opening up new challenges and opportunities for hospitality industry players. The Happetite is preparing a special conference track with the most renowned industry decision-makers, that will try to outline the future of the restaurant sector, highlighting the new opportunities for growth and the threats to be aware of in this new era. Stay tuned!

  • How are new digital solutions impacting traditional business models and improving customer experience?
  • Technological disruption: robots, delivery… what is the place for the human touch and authenticity in the near future?
  • People, Planet, Profit: how to pursue sustainable and profitable growth?
  • How are private equity investors looking at the restaurant market amidst the Covid crisis that has affected the profitability of classical operational models so deeply?
  • How will restaurants and hospitality players play a central role in enriching the experience of consumers in the retail and lifestyle destinations of the future?

They spoke during the last edition

Almir AMBESKOVIC

Regional Manager

  THEFORK

Andrew ANGELI

Head of European Strategy & Research

CBRE GLOBAL INVESTORS

Alexandre ANTUSZEWICZ

Travel Retail Director

  FAUCHON

Mario C. Bauer

CEO & Shareholder, VAPIANO / Co-founder, CURTICE BROTHERS ORGANIC KETCHUP / Co-founder, WHITESPACE PARTNERS

Olivier BEAU

F&B Category Manager

ADP GROUP

David Bell

Head of UK & European Leisure

 SAVILLS

Andrea BERTONCELLO

Managing Director

DEA CAPITAL ALTERNATIVE FUNDS - TASTE OF ITALY

Damien BON

CEO

STUART

Manuela BORELLA

GM Manifesto Innovation

Accelerator

DANONE

Alessandro BOTTAZZI

Head of Beverages - Nestlé Professional

NESTLE 

Tim BROWN

VP Global Sales Consulting

ORACLE FOOD AND BEVERAGE 

Jack DE WET

Director of Development

BIG MAMMA GROUP 

Jonathan Doughty

Global Head of Foodservice, Leisure & Placemaking

ECE PROJEKTMANAGEMENT

Edward DUCKETT

Managing Director

ROTHSCHILD & CO

Stéphane FICAJA

GM Northern & Southern Europe

UBER EATS

Mélanie GUILLDOU

EVP Foodservice Global

LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL

Dingeman HEIJBOER

Managing Director Aggregator Strategy Global

AMREST

Ajay LAKHWANI

VP New Business

DELIVEROO

Claus MEYER

Culinary entrepreneur, MEYERS GROUP / Co-founder, NOMA RESTAURANT

Didier PARAKIAN

Deputy Mayor

CITY OF MARSEILLE

Walter SEIB

CEO

HMSHOST INTERNATIONAL

Marie-Pierre SOURY

CEO

LA CROISSANTERIE

Edoardo VANETTI DE PALMA

Design Manager

SONAE SIERRA

Vishal VERMA

Global Head, New Business

GLOVO