Spark New York

Spark New York

  • Monday, September 18th, 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM (ET)
  • Lavan 641 Midtown 641 W 42nd St New York, NY 10036

Join local restaurant industry peers IN-PERSON for an afternoon of networking, education, appetizers, and drinks – served by Toast!

We recognize that restaurants are experiencing an essential period of reinvention to combat rising costs, ever-changing guest expectations, and a challenging labor environment. That is why we are excited to share and discuss our industry insights with the local restaurant community - including restaurant owners and managers who may be exploring Toast, as well as our existing Toast customers. Come discuss your biggest challenges with restaurant people who get it and build lasting industry connections that help you thrive.

Toast’s latest restaurant tech is designed to help restaurants take control in a time where the cost of doing business is harder than ever. See it all in action at Spark New York! 

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Thank you for registering to attend our in-person Spark New York event on September 18th! Make sure you "Add to Calendar" and find your confirmation email with important event details. Reminders to follow approaching the event. Invite restaurants to attend and get rewarded!


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Doors Open

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Executive Welcome

Presenter: Steve Fredette (Co-Founder & President)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


What your Guests & Employees Want: 10 Critical Takeaways for your Business from our 2023 Market Research

Presenter: Julie Gregg (Director, Market Insights & Competitive Intelligence)

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Customer Panel

Reimagining the Guest and Employee Experience: Successful Strategies from Real Restaurants

Moderator: Alana Murphy (Senior Manager, Customer Marketing)

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Toast Panel

From Insights to Action: Your Top Guest and Employee Experience Questions Answered

4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Family Meal - Happy Hour

Visit the Toast Tech Bar, Toast Shop, Toast Community, Toast Referrals, and our Partner Pavilion featuring Google, Incentivio, 7Shifts, Raydiant and

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Toast is a proud supporter of Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) a New York–based nonprofit that provides underserved youth a pathway to success through their culinary programs that prepare students for higher education and careers in the food industry. Your attendance at Spark New York can make an impact! For every registration, will make a $10 donation to C-CAP, and for every post from the event using #ToastSparkNY, we'll make an additional donation to support C-CAP and more than 20,000 teens pursuing culinary careers.

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Join us at Spark New York!

  • Connect with your local restaurant community
  • Network with peers and restaurant industry leaders
  • Learn about technology fueling restaurant growth
Additional Perks:
  • Complimentary garage parking near the venue
  • Free Lyft rides within a 25 mile radius of the venue
  • Delicious appetizers from a local Toast Customer
  • Happy hour with full-service complimentary cocktails
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A restaurant innovation event served by Toast.

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