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2019 GGRA Industry Conference

When it Happened

APRIL 15 – 16, 2019

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Where it Happened

The Merchants Exchange Building located at 465 California Street in San Francisco.  Sessions will take place in the historic Julia Morgan Ballroom and the Merchants Exchange Club. 

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The Conference is designed for independent restaurant operators in the San Francisco Bay Area to address topics of concern including compliance, regulatory guidance, business practices, training and more.  The two day Conference features more than 12 panels, 4+ keynotes, sexual harassment training, and networking receptions. There's also a one-day Manager Bootcamp designed to tackle the topics restaurant managers need to understand: reading a profit and loss statement, food and labor costs, HR and managing people and service. 

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Manager Bootcamp

With popular demand at the conference this year we plan to make this a quarterly event - contact us at ggra@ggra.org to find upcoming dates.

This program is designed to be a crash course on the crucial topics all successful restaurant managers need to know.  

Monday, April 15 

Profit & Loss Statement Basics 

Conference Opening Keynotes

Understanding Food & Labor Costs 


HR & Managing People 

Setting a Standard of Service  

Closing Panel (optional)

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Enjoyed our 2019 conference? Want to engage hundreds of restaurateurs for our 2020 conference? Sponsorship opportunities can never come too early! For all inquiries please email Scott Tashjian, scott@ggra.org

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