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Regional Training Forums

Regional Training Forums

CHART's Regional Training Forums (RTFs) ramp up the learning and networking in between face time at conferences. Held in convenient locations across the country, RTFs are a great way for you to build relationships with your fellow training and HR professionals and learn tried and true best practices. Find the one closest to you today! Most of the RTFs are free and nonmembers are welcome as long as they are employed by a restaurant, foodservice, or lodging company and involved in training, so members are welcome to bring others from their company who can benefit from and contribute to the meetings. We currently hold CHART Regional Training Forums in 27 cities nationwide. If you do not see your city listed below and wish to host a meeting in your location, email the CHART office for details on how to get started.

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CHART Regional Training Forums Schedule

CHART Regional Training Forums are free and open to both members and nonmembers. Anyone employed by a restaurant, foodservice, or lodging company that is actively involved in creating, delivering, or overseeing training, is eligible to attend. For more information or to RSVP to attend, please contact the CHART office at chart@chart.org or the individual contact person listed below.

 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Agenda: This RTF will focus on Growing. Join CHART Trainers to participate in an Innovation Lab workshop, showcasing Google’s method of introducing innovation to teams! In addition to building a culture that fosters innovation, there are different methods for tapping into a team's collective creativity. Design thinking is one approach that combines creativity and structure to solve big problems.

Location: Westport Meeting Room, Courtyard Minneapolis West, 9980 Wayzata Boulevard, St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55426

RSVP or more information: Sarah Allard, Training Administrator, Perkins Restaurants & Bakery, sarah.allard@prkmc.com, Office: 952-927-0378 x 219, Cell: 515-231-8629

 

CHICAGO, IL | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

RTF Chicago November 2019

Agenda: "Show Me the Exit! - Bad Managers Let Good Employees Go," a panel discussion moderated by Sara Anderson of the National Restaurant Association and "Opening the Door to Exceptional Guest Service" by Mike Andrews and Cindy Poulos of DiscoverLink.

Location: Tao, 632 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL

Happy Hour: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Appetizers sponsored by the National Restaurant Association

RSVP: Sue Wasylik at sue@ashburyinitiatives.com

 

NEW YORK CITY, NY| THURSDAY, NOVMEBER 14, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

RTF New York City 2019

Agenda: Hot Tips & Cool Sips: It will be afternoon of idea trading and best practices sharing with the best trainers in NYC!

Location: Mimeo Home Office, 16 W 22nd, 10th Floor, New York, NY

RSVP: Jette Vlangos, georgettevlangos@gmail.com

 

AUSTIN, TX | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019 | TIME TBD

Agenda: Stay tuned for more details.

RSVP or more information: Kelly.McCutcheon@hopdoddy.com

 

BOSTON/NEW ENGLAND | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Boston RTF November 2019

Agenda: Zach Golden from DiscoverLink will be presenting "Opening the Door to Exceptional Guest Service" and there will be a Live Ask My Peers sharing session.

Location: 99 Restaurant, 14A Gill Street, Woburn, MA

RSVP or more information: Kirstie Edmunds, The Flatbread Company, kirstie@flatbreadcompany.com

 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN | THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020 | TIME TBD

Agenda: This RTF will focus on Caring. Stay tuned for more details.

RSVP or more information: Donna Herbel at donna.herbel@prkmc.com