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Fast Casual Restaurant Roundtable

Discuss issues fast casual restaurants are facing, network, address industry needs, and hear from experts. This month's guest speaker: Michael Lastoria, CEO and Co-Founder of &pizza.


November 29, 2017

9:00am - 10:15am

1301 Avenue of the Americas, Flatiron Conference Room, 7th Floor,
New York, NY 10019




*Due to limited space, this event is only open to owners and executive management-level employees of already-operating fast casual restaurants in NYC.* 

NYC’s fast casual restaurant sector is booming! That’s why the NYC Hospitality Alliance is thrilled to host monthly roundtable meetings for owners and executive management of fast casual restaurants to join together and discuss issues their businesses are facing, network, address needs, provide resources and hear from experts. All while curating a community of like-minded people.

Join us for our monthly Fast Casual Restaurant Roundtable Meetup!

  • Discuss issues and challenges facing fast casual restaurant in NYC.
  • Meet other fast casual restaurant operators who are shaking up NYC's dining scene.
  • Exchange thoughts, ideas and experiences with your industry peers.

This month’s guest speaker will be Michael Lastoria, CEO and Co-Founder of the counterculture fast casual pizza phenomenon &pizza. Michael will be discussing the often-noted company culture and innovative branding that have made &pizza one to watch on the fast casual scene.


"OMG! I love being a member! As a small business owner, I'm involved in all decisions affecting my operations. What I love about The Alliance is that this organization gives me access to the same experts and resources the major players have been utilizing for decades."

- Melba Wilson, Melba's Restaurant

"The Hospitality Helpline is by far my favorite benefit. When I reach out with a question, The Alliance team always responds right away with the information I need."

- Sally Chironis, Sally Chironis

"As CEO of Carmine's and Virgil's, and a member of The Alliance, I can personally attest to the significant ROI that we have received from our Alliance membership dues."

- Jeffrey Bank, Carmine's & Virgil's Real BBQ

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