Highlights From the Second-Annual Welcome Conference

Welcome Conference hosts Will Guidara (Eleven Madison Park, The Nomad) and Anthony Rudolf (formerly of Thomas Keller Restaurant Group) have discussed in the past the inspiration behind the conference, and they kicked off the day-long event by elaborating on the idea, saying they felt it was something that was truly missing in the hospitality world. The central question being posed at this year's gathering is what it means to be right in the hospitality industry. Similar to last year, several big names in the restaurant world took the stage and shared inspirational words — some emotional, others humorous, but all thought-provoking.

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