S&D Coffee & Tea’s Griffith participating in breakfast panel at MUFSO 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – Helen Griffith, director of marketing for S&D Coffee & Tea, will participate in a panel at the upcoming Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference (MUFSO), to be held October 1-3 in Dallas.

The session, “What’s Next for Breakfast?”, will review data on how breakfast meals and positioning is resonating with today’s consumer. The panel will also look at success stories with breakfast and brunch programs, including menu rollout logistics, effective marketing strategies, all-day breakfast moves and the continued rise of specialized breakfast and brunch chains.

On the panel, Griffith will be joined by David Birzon, CEO of Snooze Eatery; Johan Engman, founder & owner of Rise & Shine Restaurant Group; and Sharon Lykins, senior director, product innovation for Denny’s. The session will be moderated by Bret Thorn, senior food editor with Nation’s Restaurant News.

“Breakfast is a growing daypart, and chains have the opportunity to differentiate themselves in the marketplace and drive profitability through brand-centered beverage strategies,” said Griffith. “I look forward to sharing category expertise as part of the panel and gaining insights from my fellow panelists.”

This panel will be held Monday, Oct. 2 at 11:00 a.m. in Reunion A. Visit the event’s website for a full agenda.

In addition to Griffith representing the company on the panel, S&D Coffee & Tea will be participating as a MUFSO exhibitor (booth #209).

S&D wants to keep up to date on the evolution of coffee & tea in foodservice. Visit Helen’s session and S&D’s booth to learn more about evolving coffee & tea needs and the optimal beverage solution for you.

About S&D Coffee & Tea

S&D Coffee & Tea, a subsidiary of Cott Corporation, is the largest coffee and tea manufacturer and supplier to restaurants and convenience stores in America. S&D is also a leading producer of liquid extracts. In continuous operation since 1927, the company serves over 110,000 customers through national distribution and direct store delivery. For more information about S&D Coffee & Tea, go to www.sdcoffeetea.com.


The MUFSO Conference is designed to meet the educational and networking needs of executive level restaurant operators representing large chains, regional chains, emerging growth chains and high volume independent restaurant companies as well as the Onsite segment. Disciplines represented range from CEO, President to VP of Operations, Marketing, Culinary, Supply Chain Management, Franchising and Food Service Directors. www.mufso.com.