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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Richard Sargeant was co-founder and owner of Handmade Burger Company, a restaurant he founded with two of his brothers, which grew into a national high-street restaurant chain with over 850 team members, 29 restaurants and a turnover in excess of £27m. Due to a number of factors, the business went into administration and was then sold for £1.4m. Richard will share all on growing and scaling a restaurant business, as well as the lessons learnt from the darker of the experience.
This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, CEOs & management level.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!
The dinner conversation will be…
Richard is keen to pass on his experience and knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs, so is perfectly placed to share all on:
✓ Opening your first restaurant and creating a restaurant brand that appeals nationwide
✓ Managing a multi-location business and team.
✓ The story of Handmade Burger Company - what went right and wrong
✓ Lessons learnt from the experience
Take this opportunity to hear from Richard on what was the making and breaking of his own nationwide restaurant business and expect to leave with ideas and inspiration for your own business.
Who is Richard Sargeant?
Richard Sargeant is an inspirational and honest entrepreneur, who has started, owned and sold a number of businesses over the last 18 years. He was the co-founder and owner of national restaurant chain Handmade Burger Company, which grew to over 850 team members, 29 restaurants, with a turnover in excess of £27m. In 2017, the business entered administration and was then sold for £1.4m.
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.
P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.
Richard Sargeant was the co-founder and owner of Handmade Burger Company, a national chain with almost 30 venues, which grew to over 850 team members, 29 restaurants and a turnover in excess of £27m. In 2017 the business entered administration and was then sold for £1.4m.
Richard is an inspirational and honest entrepreneur, who has started, owned and sold a number of businesses over the last 18 years. Richard is now spending his time helping, inspiring, and motivating other ambitious entrepreneurs and business owners who want to experience real success and to help them realise their own businesses true potential.
One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.
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