July 23-25, 2024 
Hilton Austin, Austin, TX 

Join us for restaurant industry-specific education for professionals in:

Finance, Tax & Internal Audit

Food Safety
& Quality Assurance 

Human Resources 



Welcome to The Table, the National Restaurant Association’s event created to help restaurant and foodservice businesses become resilient and thrive. From role-specific sessions designed to educate and meet your daily needs to general sessions looking to the future, this unique event brings together the industry for three days packed with practical and strategic insights.


What's on the menu:

Keynote: The Science of Sticky Ideas
Based on insights from his bestsellers "Switch" and "The Power of Moments, Chip Heath will teach us the science of making ideas stick and fostering change in any setting.

An Overview of the new Human Foods Program at the FDA with Deputy Commissioner Jim Jones
Hear directly from the head of the new Human Foods Program at the FDA, Deputy Commissioner Jim Jones, about the agency's goals and future direction.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Foodservice Technology with Google
Explore the cutting-edge world of Generative AI (GenAI) and its transformative potential for the quick service industry in this session led by Google Cloud experts.


  • Stay ahead of the curve with insights into Nutrition, with sessions on ultra-processed food research, food policy legislative updates, and consumer foodservice trends.
  • Explore topics in Tax, Finance & Internal Audit, including PCAOB + FASB, cybersecurity & AI, and ESG Updates.
  • Delve into Sustainability sessions covering food waste diversion, regenerative agriculture, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Gain essential knowledge in Food Safety and Quality Assurance, from foodborne illness outbreak investigations to preparing for FSMA 204 regulations.
  • Dive into how to communicate benefits, take a look at the regulatory roadmap and understand how AI is changing talent management for HR professionals.


2023 Moments

Take a look back at last year's event and get ready for 2024.