21st European Foodservice Summit

Crisis. Consequence. Confidence

21st European Foodservice Summit
21st European Foodservice Summit

Don't miss out: After a wonderful anniversary Summit last year to celebrate conference number 20, let’s concentrate this time on a ‘special limited edition’ with a maximum of 150 participants (plus live stream). Save the date for the 21st European Foodservice Summit: September 24-25th , 2020 in Rüschlikon/Zürich, Switzerland. 

Expect a top multi-national platform for the foodservice industry. Enjoy great content in an exclusive CEO community. The title of our conference this year is as follows:

Crisis. Consequence. Confidence.
  • Seeking Answers
  • Defining Our New Future
You can download the fact sheet with all needed information on the 21st European Foodservice Summit here.
(New conference location/hotels nearby. Concentrated programme. Pricing adapted)

We are very proud to present a powerful programme and top speakers of our Summit:

THURSDAY, September 24th 2020

16.00 Exclusive Leadership Round Table (limited to max 40 people (limited to max. 40 people)
           Forging Strategies from the Test of Fire
19.00 Aperitif for all conference participants/video message by a keyplayer
20.00 Feel-good evening: make new friends & refresh old friendships
FRIDAY, September 25th 2020
  • How the 5D World Will Redefine Our Future Life
  • Europe’s Top Operators and Core Indicators
  • Consumer Behaviour In a Crisis/Learnings From China
  • Benchmarking the New Normal/Winners and Losers
  • Engaging Teams and Living Values/The Role of the Leader
  • Panel of Leaders: Answers to Key Questions
  • The New Powerhouse Player: Delivery, Cloud Kitchens & Virtual Brands
  • The Future of Agriculture and Food
  • The Road Ahead: Conclusions
15.40 Goodbye Drinks

  • Richard Bergfors (CEO Max Hamburgerrestauranger/Sweden)
  • Dr. David Bosshart (CEO Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute/Switzerland)
  • Prof. Dr. Jeongwen Chiang (CEIBS/China)
  • Prof. Dr. Christopher C. Muller (Boston University/USA)
  • Urs Niggli (FiBL/Switzerland)
  • Jochen Pinsker (Senior Vice President npdgroup/Germany)
  • Clive Schlee (CEO Pret A Manger 2003-2019/UK)
  • Walter Seib (CEO HMSHost Int./Netherlands)
  • Anton Soulier (CEO Taster/UK)
  • Kevin Todd (Chairman various companies/UK)
  • Stephan von Bülow (CEO Block Group/Germany)
  • Gretel Weiss (publisher foodservice magazines/Germany)
Do not hesitate to register right now, so you can be one of the max. 150 people.

We're looking forward to seeing you in Zurich.


The three organizers/hosts send you their best regards.
Dr. David Bosshart 
CEO, GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute - Zurich/Switzerland
Dr. Christopher C. Muller 
Professor of the Practice at Boston University (School of Hospitality) - Boston/USA
Gretel Weiss 
Publisher of foodservice Europe & Middle East (dfv media group) - Frankfurt/Germany


Educational partners:
www.arlapro.com/en-gb – www.hartstonerochette.com – www.nestleprofessional.com – www.pepsico.com – www.salomon-foodworld.com  www.symrise.com – www.truemfg.com/emea ­– www.winterhalter.com