Welcome Conference Chicago


New York’s acclaimed annual conference is making its way to Chicago for the very first time this fall. One Off’s own, Donnie Madia, in partnership with Kevin Boehm of Boka Restaurant Group, are spearheading the midwest extension, bringing the popular event to Steppenwolf Theater on September 23rd. The wildly popular industry event is a lively day-long forum bringing leaders from the hospitality industry together for inspiring conversation, collaborative thinking and dynamic programming to unite the restaurant community.

Chicago speakers include:

Danny Meyer – Restaurateur, Union Square Hospitality Group
Andrew Zimmern – Restaurateur & TV Personality
Missy Robbins – Chef & Restaurateur
Sean Feeney – Restaurateur
Phil Vettel – Dining Critic, Chicago Tribune
Ken Fredrickson – Master Sommelier
Mindy Segal – Chef & Author
Tim King – CEO, Urban Prep Academics
Kevin Brown – CEO, Lettuce Entertain You
Maile Carpenter – Editor-in-Chief, Food Network Magazine
Donnie Madia – Restaurateur, One Off Hospitality
Kevin Boehm – Restaurateur, Boka Restaurant Group
Belinda Chang – Sommelier