Global Citizenry

Doug Fryett, Founder & President, Fryett Consulting

What, exactly, is a circular economy, and what does it mean for today’s foodservice industry? In this session, Doug Fryett breaks down this new operational model and the interrelationships between all of its parts.

Jim Lund, Design & Consultant Resource Manager, Rational USA

Globalization is occurring at every level of the hospitality space — from food to technology, equipment and design — making industry partnerships more important than ever, in the U.S. and around the world. 

Selim Bassoul, Chairman & CEO, Middleby Corporation

Global brands have the ability to shape the world and the communities in which they operate. It’s about being good stewards and having community-minded businesses. But what does it truly mean to be a global brand focused on philanthropic impact?