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BW Hotelier’s Food & Beverage Conclave and Expo, is India's foremost day-long gathering of hospitality professionals and ancillary services, to discuss and debate issues around the F&B industry. The Conclave, in it's third year, will be focussing on Meeting Challenges and Finding New Direction. On previous years, the conclave has had considerable international participation with panellists attending sessions in person or via the web from the UK, UAE and France. With panelists from across India, the conclave is a great place for professionals to meet and exchange ideas.

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Welcome Address

Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld

Inaugural Address: Lessons Learnt from a Year of Disruption

Riyaaz Amlani, President, National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), in conversation with Sourish Bhattacharyya, Consulting Editor, BW Hotelier.

Keynote Discussion: 'Emerging Opportunities & New Directions in the F&B Sector'

Zorawar Kalra, MD, Massive Restaurants in conversation with Sourish Bhattacharyya, Consulting Editor, BW Hotelier.

KNOWLEDGE SESSION I: BEAN TALK

'Making Indian Coffee Hip: How the F&B Community Can Make it Possible'

PANEL DISCUSSION
Zubin Songadwala, GM, ITC Maurya; TJ Joulak, GM, W Goa; Devika Dutt, Founder Director, Devi Coffee; Matt Chithranjan, Founder-CEO, Blue Tokai; Sahil Mehta, Pastry Chef and Co-Founder, The Baking Lab.
Moderator: Bikramjit Ray, Executive Editor, BW Hotelier.

THE ANNAMAYA MODEL OF SOURCING

How Restaurants Can Change the Market for India's 'Forgotten Foods

12:15 TO 12:25 P.M.: Presentation: Alex Moser, Executive Chef, Andaz Delhi

*12:25 TO 12:35 P.M.: Talk by Arjun Sharma, Chairman, Select Group

12:35 TO 1:00 P.M.: PANEL DISCUSSION
Viraj Bahl, CEO, Veeba Food Services; Manish Mehrotra, Corporate Chef (Luxury Dining), Old World Hospitality; Ravitej Nath, Regional Chef Entrepreneur; Puneet Jhajharia, Co-Founder, Crop Connect Enterprises; Prateek Sadhu, Masque, Mumbai; Meenu Nageshwaran, The Earth Collective.
Moderator: Bikramjit Ray, Executive Editor, BW Hotelier.
Lunch

KNOWLEDGE SESSION II: THE NEW TECHNOLOGY REPORT

'The Emerging Technologies That Are Changing the State of the Kitchen'

2:00 TO 2:05 P.M.: Presentation: S. Srikant, GM-Marketing, Blue Star

2:05 TO 2:35 P.M.: PANEL DISCUSSION
Atul Kocchar, Michelin-Starred Chef Restaurateur, Benaras, London (ON SKYPE); Heddo Siebs, GM, Andaz Delhi; Tanveer Kwatra, Director (Cuisine), W Goa; Sahil Sabhlok, Executive Chef, The Claridges New Delhi; Raminder Bakshi, Founder, The Art Culinaire and The Baking Lab.
Moderator: Sourish Bhattacharyya, Consulting Editor, BW Hotelier.

KNOWLEDGE SESSION III: DECODING GST

'Understanding the New Tax Regime's Impact on Hospitality Industry & Preparing for It'

PANELISTS: Anil Bhandari, Chairman, AB Consult; Saeed Shervani, Former President, Federation, Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI); Sharad Sachdeva, CEO, Lite Bite Foods; Rahul Singh, Founder-CEO, The Beer Cafe; Nitin Nagrale, President, HPMF.
Moderator: Sourish Bhattacharyya, Consulting Editor, BW Hotelier.

KNOWLEDGE SESSION IV: RAISING A TOAST TO WINE

'Lifting Wine Sales in a Difficult Market Facing Hard Times'

03:20 TO 03:25 P.M.: Presentation: Debarjun Ray, Head of Product, Haier Appliances India

03:25 TO 03:50 P.M.: PANEL DISCUSSION
Kapil Sekhri, MD, Fratelli Wines Pvt. Ltd.; Neeren Tiwari, Managing Director, Funbars Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.; Michel Koopman, GM, The Leela Ambience Gurugram; Vishrut Gupta, Director (F&B), Pullman & Novotel, New Delhi Aerocity.
Moderator: Sourish Bhattacharyya, Consulting Editor, BW Hotelier.
Announcement of BW Hotelier's alliance with Indian Culinary Forum's Chef Summit & Awards.

with Anil Bhandari; Manjit Gill; Sudhir Sibal; Shaju Zachariah; Vinod Bhati; Vivek Saggar; Bhuvanesh Khanna; Bikramjit Ray; Sourish Bhattacharyya.
Networking tea

CELEB TALK-I

'Transitioning from Chef to Entrepreneur: The Bumps, The Joys'

Hemant Oberoi in conversation with Bikramjit Ray, Executive Editor, BW Hotelier.

PANEL DISCUSSION: BRAINSTORMING WITH ICF

'New Directions: The Road Ahead For F&B Professionals'

PANELISTS: Jaspal Singh Sabharwal, Senior Director, Everstone Capital Adviers; Sudhir Sibal, Indian Ambassador to World Chefs Without Borders; Shaju Zachariah, Independent Hospitality Consultant and Vice President, Indian Culinary Forum (North India); Vinod Bhati, Regional & Commercial Manager, Ikea India; Yeshwanth Nag Mocheria, Founder, The Thick Shake Factory; Jasmeet Marwah, MD , FLYP@MTV.
Moderator: Sourish Bhattacharyya, Consulting Editor, BW Hotelier.

GRAND FINALE

'Is It Time to Hang Up One's Boots: The Perils of Being A Restaurateur in India'

Manu Chandra in conversation with Bikramjit Ray, Executive Editor, BW Hotelier.

Valedictory Session

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