The Business of Restaurants
18 September 2019
Parc Belair Hotel
111 avenue du X Septembre
The ILCC held their event ‘’The Business of Restaurants’’ on Wednesday 18th September, at the Hotel Park Belair Hotel.
Prominent restauranteurs Christopher Rahm and Nicolas Graas shared what happens behind the scenes in owning a restaurant in terms of building and maintaining a successful business.
Christopher Rahm who started his first coffee shop at the age of 26, spoke of the importance of concept, vision and hard work as the initial steps to success.
Nicolas Grass explained how passion for what you do is essential and the importance of educating and maintaining staff for a successful restaurant business.
Karl O' Donavan from Kerry Group Luxembourg, talked about the macro trends in today's food service world. He also highlighted some of the apparent contradictions in the interest in having food from all parts of the world, yet a desire to minimise the carbon footprint of food. Also, an interesting trend is the option that many of millennials are now taking, is to order quality ‘’take-out’’ dinners as opposed to eating in restaurants.
The talk was followed by networking with drinks and delicious canapes served by the Hotel Park Belair banqueting staff.
The ILCC would like to also thank its members and guests for supporting this very successful evening.
Photos by Ali Shaib.