Titled Valrhona Selection’s Industry Talk, the series began on May 26, with another episode the following day and the final on May 28. Bringing together chefs, journalists, distributors and consultants, the series talks about how those in the industry can ready themselves for the ‘new normal’.The panels will exchange ideas about how stakeholders can empower themselves to face evolving expectations in the industry, covering topics, such as how to pivot business models and customer experience, how businesses can engage with more customers online, and what changes to business and safety practices we may expect to see moving forward.
The sessions are as follows:
May 27: The New Tomorrow – ConStrata Technology Consulting MD Toby Malbec, AccorHotels MEA VP of procurement Shahbaz Tiavar and Sinodis GM Denis Vergneau talk about the road to recovery, sharing tips on how others can prepare to reopen. The trio will also talk with reopened establishments on the ways to keep employees and customers safe in a post-COVID-19 world.May 28: The Digital Uplift – ChatFoods co-founder Benjamin Mouflard, Bachour chief Antonio Bachour and Altamira Foods VP and CEO Joey Gentry talk about the rapid digital transformation of the F&B industry and how to best leverage it.
Past discussions can be viewed on Facebook at @ValrhonaUSA, with live discussions and Q&As streamed from 8pm Dubai time.