Thursday, February 9, 2012
"INSPIRE-Guelph" 2012 will run on Thursday February 9th at 6pm sharp. Participants will have an opportunity to network with our speakers at the end of the evening as well. Dinner is included. Registration is free. There is limited space, so register ASAP.
Our Speakers for Inspire-Guelph are:
Alex Rechichi - Co-founder and Owner of Extreme Brandz, parent company of Extreme Pita, Mucho Burrito, PurBlendz All Natural Smoothies and soon a fourth concept Via Cibo Italian Street Food. Extreme Brandz has over 300 corporate and franchised restaurants across North America and opening restaurants internationally in 2012. Alex has been a recipient of Caldwell Partner's Top 40 Under 40 award, Entrepreneur of the Year in his industry and the ICCO's Next Generation Award.
Rita DeMontis - National Food Editor for the Sun Media Chain. She is an award-winning writer who has been with the Toronto SUN for more than 35 years. She has a weekend radio spot on Newstalk 1010 and regular appearances on television, including CITY-TV's Breakfast Television, Global TV, CTV Canada AM, CH-TV, OMNI and Telelatino. She's also appeared on CityLine, Food Network and Restaurant Makeover. She has also been interviewed on both CNN and the BBC and has been written up in several foreign publications, both in Russia and Italy. Rita also hosted an 80-episode national cooking show called CUCINAetc.
University of Guelph
Rozanski Hall 105
Thursday February 9th at 6pm