On Sept. 26, Savory will host 500 restaurant professionals in Utah for the FREE conference that will educate, encourage, and elevate the industry
Lehi, UT (RestaurantNews.com) The Restaurantology® menu just dropped. The agenda is now available to preview on RestaurantologySummit.com — featuring impeccable speakers and a variety of hot topics relevant and prevalent to restaurant operators today. The conference, which is in its 5th year, is hosted by Savory Fund, an innovative private equity firm that invests in emerging restaurant concepts.
The highly-anticipated event is Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Hale Center Theatre in Sandy, Utah. More than 500 restaurant operators, founders, and executives from the most exciting brands across the country will come together for a jam-packed day of learning, networking, and, of course, eating.
Session topics include:
- Swig Acquisition Insights: A Buyer’s Guide to What Makes a Business Valuable
- Demoting and Promoting Leaders: When and How to Do Both
- Double Tapping the Power of Social Media: Strategies for Effective Engagement and Community Building
- Peak the Peak: Maximizing Sales Through Peak Times
- Real Costs, Real Challenges: Tackling the Epidemic of Real Estate and Construction Costs
- Show Me the Money: Strategies for Funding Growth and Scaling Your Business
Restaurantology is the only conference in the industry that is run by operators, for operators. What’s more, Savory Fund is picking up the tab. Restaurantology is 100 percent covered by Savory and its partners — from the conference to the parking to the food.
“The No. 1 goal with Restaurantology is to lift the tide,” said Andrew K. Smith, managing partner and co-founder of Savory Fund. “I’m never more inspired than when I learn from my fellow operators who have experienced the true highs and lows of running a restaurant. They just get it. And I’m excited for another day of lessons and laughter. Because when we learn from each other, we all win.”
Savory Fund can talk the talk because it’s walked the walk. It has now invested in 10 brands, including Swig, Via 313, Hash Kitchen, The Sicilian Butcher, PINCHO, and Mo’ Bettahs. It’s also growing — and fast. Savory projects to hire an astounding 8,000 employees in 2023, including more than 100 corporate positions across its portfolio. It has also facilitated powerful partnerships. In November 2022, Utah icon The Larry H. Miller Company acquired the majority ownership of Swig, with Savory retaining a significant minority stake.
To learn from Savory’s executives, as well as other exciting operators in the industry, request your seat at RestaurantologySummit.com. But hurry! Only a few seats remain.
About Savory Fund
Savory Fund is an innovative private equity firm that combines over $700 million in assets under management with a growth playbook and expertise that has been developed over 15 years of operating in the restaurant industry. Savory partners with high-potential, profitable, emerging restaurant brands, to deliver financial capital, industry expertise, growth and revenue opportunities, profitability enhancements and new location development. The Savory team contributes directly to all aspects of growth and replication by using a proven playbook and methodology. Founder involvement in the expansion of a brand is a central theme of the Savory approach as founders carry the tribal knowledge around the uniqueness that has energized early success and is essential to future growth. The Savory Fund has invested in 10 brands: Swig, R&R BBQ, PINCHO, Via 313 Pizzeria, The Crack Shack, Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food, 86 Repairs, Saigon Hustle, Hash Kitchen, and The Sicilian Butcher. For more information, visit SavoryFund.com.