Presenter Information

Salli Setta

Location

Darden Auditorium

Start Date

31-3-2017 9:30 AM

Description

The Path to Achieving Upward Career Mobility and Success in the Hospitality Industry

Learning Objectives

  • How to identify potential pathways to success over the course of your career.
  • How to professionally overcome challenges in the hospitality industry.
  • How to effectively establish your leadership role among your colleagues in the hospitality industry.
  • The importance of continuous improvement and participation in professional development in the food and beverage industry.
  • Best practices for building diverse teams in the hospitality industry.

Being successful in the fast-paced food and beverage industry requires a unique set of skills. As women in the workplace, it is important to address the challenges we might face on our rise to the top, along with a potential course of action for moving beyond any barriers. Salli Setta’s keynote address will set the tone of the day by relaying her own journey toward excellence in the industry. By utilizing our conference theme, “Pathways to Success”, Salli will share ways to gain traction for upward career mobility through a variety of strategies including how to use these pathways to guide your career.

Biography

Salli Setta was named President of Red Lobster in July 2013. In this role, Salli leads all of Restaurant Operations, Marketing, and Culinary and Beverage for the iconic brand, which operates more than 700 restaurants in North America and has more than 58,000 employees.

As President, Salli developed and aligned the company to a simple strategy -- Great Seafood, Great People and Great Results – that seeks to play to Red Lobster’s strengths, helps the company build on its strong foundation and ultimately grow the company long-term. Under Salli’s leadership, Red Lobster introduced a new, simpler, seafood and lobster-centric menu and implemented numerous operations initiatives and simplifications that have led to best ever levels of guest satisfaction. Salli was also part of the leadership team that helped Red Lobster become an independent, privately-held company, leading the organization through significant change.

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Mar 31st, 9:30 AM

Opening Keynote Address: Salli Setta, President, Red Lobster

Darden Auditorium

The Path to Achieving Upward Career Mobility and Success in the Hospitality Industry

Learning Objectives

  • How to identify potential pathways to success over the course of your career.
  • How to professionally overcome challenges in the hospitality industry.
  • How to effectively establish your leadership role among your colleagues in the hospitality industry.
  • The importance of continuous improvement and participation in professional development in the food and beverage industry.
  • Best practices for building diverse teams in the hospitality industry.

Being successful in the fast-paced food and beverage industry requires a unique set of skills. As women in the workplace, it is important to address the challenges we might face on our rise to the top, along with a potential course of action for moving beyond any barriers. Salli Setta’s keynote address will set the tone of the day by relaying her own journey toward excellence in the industry. By utilizing our conference theme, “Pathways to Success”, Salli will share ways to gain traction for upward career mobility through a variety of strategies including how to use these pathways to guide your career.