The Business of Heritage Foods: Restaurant Management and Leadership

The Business of Heritage Foods: Restaurant Management and Leadership
The Business of Heritage Foods: Restaurant Management and Leadership

Hear from local leaders how they have achieved success in the restaurant industry and learn about valuable resources and techniques to help your restaurant thrive. In addition to their personal insights from their experiences in the restaurant industry, the panelists will share information about resources for restaurant owners from Tucson City of Gastronomy, Local First Arizona, Tucson Originals and more.

This panel will be moderated by Christin Marvin, a hospitality catalyst, coach, speaker, podcaster and dynamic professional with a profound commitment to serving others in the hospitality industry.

Featured on the panel are:

  • Janos Wilder, James Beard award-winning chef, restaurant owner, and board president for Tucson City of Gastronomy.
  • Gabe Gardner, Local First Arizona Director of Food Entrepreneurship.
  • Anthony “Rocco” DiGrazia, Chef/Owner, Rocco’s Little Chicago, Tucson Originals Board Member

Sponsored by the University of Arizona FORGE, the Tucson City of Gastronomy presents this series once a month on the business of heritage foods. Drawing on a community-wide network of resources, TCoG-certified speakers and local entrepreneurs provide information on leveraging Tucson’s global designation as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network to grow food-based businesses in Southern Arizona.

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations in this event such as ASL interpreting, closed-captioning, wheelchair access, or electronic text, etc., please contact Carina Enriquez at [email protected].