The Restaurant Collective will be hosting a webinar on Monday the 24th of August at 7PM and it’s open to everyone! Titled “Women: The secret ingredient in the restaurant industry” the webinar will feature a succession of extraordinary individuals in prominent roles who have displayed exceptional determination and vision, transforming their lives and our environments.
Their powerful stories are sprinkled with humour and candour, offering inspiration and fresh energy during this challenging year as they work to create new opportunities and add value for the people around them.
The line-up for Women the secret ingredient in the restaurant industry webinar:
Hosted by Grace Harding, CEO of Ocean Basket and The Restaurant Collective representative:
Samantha O’Keefe: Californian wine-maker on the destruction by fire of her local vineyard Lismore Winery in 2019 and the resulting collaboration and generosity of the global wine community.
Fats Lazarides: The founder of Ocean Basket on why he transformed his business leadership team from 100% men to 60% women.
Shaheda Omar: Children’s rights advocate and clinical director of The Teddy Bear Clinic on resilience and breaking the cycle of violence.
Natasha Sideris: Founder of local success ‘tasha’s, who has created three additional concepts – Avli by tashas, Flamingo Room by tashas and the Galaxy Bar – with plans to grow these brands internationally from her Dubai launchpad.
Linda Reddy: Nando’s Director Supply Chain Africa, Middle East and India was raised in an entrepreneurial home where she first learned the value of persistence.
Emily Price: The British Franchise Association COO thrives on developing strategies for execution and cultivating high performing teams.
In the spirit of upliftment and adding value, the R|C has secured several significant gifts from its partners in the industry to give away during the webinar:
- Ocean Basket is giving away the first SA SETA-accredited restaurant management course valued at R25 000
- One restaurant owner will receive a private coaching programme with leading professional coach Gaby Rajak valued at R20 000
- For FOH and BOH restaurant staff we will be giving away five short courses (valued at R1500 each) sponsored by McCain, Unilever Foods and Bidfood. These courses will be accompanied by free data to facilitate online learning.
Please register here to join them on Monday, August 24th at 7pm. You will receive a confirmation email with more details.