Full Name
Mr. Chris Sonnen
Job Title
VP Franchising & Coffee
SilverChef & EconoLease
Speaker Bio
I have spent the majority of my career working in the Hospitality business. Like most, I started as a server while in school and worked my way up, learning, and growing my passion for our industry. I have worked for regional, national and international organisations; predominantly Franchised Brands. I have notable experience in QSR through to licensed and full service concepts. While Operations, Training and Concept Development are my areas of greatest experience, I have managed and overseen Supply Chain & Distribution, Franchising, Real Estate and held General Management roles. I have a passion for the Franchise business, because it matters. Franchising, to me, is not a faceless corporation, rather is a collection of people taking risk and seizing opportunity and pursing their dreams
Chris Sonnen