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Fifth Annual Welcome Conference

June 4, 2018 - June 5, 2018

Created in 2014, the one-day Welcome Conference, hosted by Eleven Madison Park’s Will Guidara, along with Anthony Rudolf and Brian Canlis aims to bring hospitality people together to discuss the biggest issues facing the industry – and to leave inspired. This year’s line-up at New York’s Lincoln Center includes Dan Barber and Lara Gilmore, as well as stars from the world of entertainment, who will be talking on the theme of ‘Restoration.’

The speakers at this year’s Welcome Conference include:

• Patrick O’Connell
Chef and owner of the Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia

• Lori Silverbush
A director and producer, best known for her film, A Place at the Table

• Dan Barber
Chef and co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, also the author or The Third Plate

• Alan Mulally
Former president and CEO of the Ford Motor Company and the former CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes

• Lara Gilmore
Co-founder of the non-profit Food for Soul

• Seth Meyers
Host of Late Night with Seth Meyers

• Michael Che
Stand-up comedian, actor, and writer best known for his work on Saturday Night Live

• Syrita Steib-Martin
Founder and executive director of the non-profit Operation Restoration

• Kevin Boehm
Co-owner of BOKA Restaurant Group in Chicago

• Victoria Arlen
Former Paralympian gold-medal swimmer, an ESPN sportscaster who has also competed on Dancing with the Stars

• Mark Hinchliffe
President of Fishbird and junior partner at SMITH

• IN-Q
World-renowned poet, national poetry slam champion, and one of Oprah’s Super Soul 100

For more details and to purchase tickets to the fifth annual Welcome Conference, click: www.thewelcomeconference.com


June 4, 2018
June 5, 2018
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Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
1941 Broadway
Nw York, 10023
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