Women’s Foodservice Forum will host its annual Executive Summit, a gathering of restaurant and foodservice industry executives, July 29–31, 2013, at the JW Marriott in Chicago.

Exclusively for industry executives, WFF Executive Summit will feature interactive, business-relevant sessions on future trends, the challenges of leadership, and industry benchmarking.

“Summit programming is specifically tailored to expand executive leadership intelligence,” says WFF president and CEO Fritzi Woods.

Summit keynote speakers include The Coca-Cola Company executive vice president and president, Coca-Cola Americas Steve Cahillane; AFC Enterprises CEO Cheryl Bachelder; and Weiner, Edrich, Brown, Inc. president Edie Weiner.

Summit sessions include Scaling Up Excellence,” presented by Hayagreeva (Huggy) Rao, Ph.D., the Atholl McBean professor of organizational behavior and human resources at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; and “The New Science of Professional Networks,” presented by Brian Uzzi, Ph.D., the Richard L. Thomas Distinguished professor of leadership, Kellogg School of Management.

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