NRB Debate 2017

Tuesday 21 March 2017, 12-2pm

Keynote Speakers Announced

Northern Restaurant & Bar is delighted to announce the headline speakers for this year's NRB Debate will be GG Hospitality's Michael O'Hare and Gary Neville.

The pair will discuss how GG Hospitality's huge ambition and fierce commitment to the North will have a unique impact on the region's hospitality industry. The NRB Debate is chaired by Thom Hetherigton, CEO of Northern Restaurant & Bar, restaurant consultant and newly crowned City Life Cultural Hero 2016.

The 2017 NRB Debate will also include an expert panel will discuss how the right board structure and non-executive directors can unlock the potential of the North's most talented food and drink entrepreneurs.

GG Hospitality

Gary Neville

Gary Neville

Since retiring from his playing career Gary Neville has quickly established himself as a shrewd and ambitious operator in property and hospitality.
Michael O'Hare

Michael O'Hare

Chef Michael O’Hare has undergone a meteoric rise, winning a Michelin star for his signature restaurant The Man Behind The Curtain in Leeds, before joining GG Hospitality as Creative Director.

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Sponsored by Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchester Metropolitan University are proud to sponsor the NRB Debate for the third consecutive year.  Manchester Met have worked closely with Manchester’s Hospitality sector in the design of two new degree courses in Hospitality Business Management and Chartered Managers Degree Apprenticeship in Hospitality.