The past 20 years have been an exciting ride for Black Box Intelligence (formerly TDn2K) and the unmatched consortium and community of our members. In honor of this milestone we are celebrating the champions and thought leaders who made it all possible; unforgettable keynote speakers, award winners, advisors & industry icons including:

Joel Naroff, Ph.D, President | Naroff Economic Advisors
Edna Morris, Managing Director | Axum Capital
Billy Shore, Founder & CEO | Share Our Strength
Doug Brooks, Immediate Past Chairman | Brinker International
Molly Fletcher, CEO | The Molly Fletcher Co; the “female Jerry Maguire”
Lloyd Hill, Director | Red Robin; Past Chairman of Applebee’s
Roz Mallet, CEO | PhaseNext Hospitality & Director, Black Box Intelligence (formerly TDn2K)
Lou Kaucic, Former CPO | Applebee’s & Director, Black Box Intelligence (formerly TDn2K)


YOU! It will not be the same without you!

Our 20th Anniversary Best Practices Celebration
will be held January 18 – 20th in Dallas, TX

This event brings together the brightest minds, leading trailblazers and biggest hearts in the restaurant industry. It is a chance to spend time with industry colleagues and friends while celebrating the past year and honoring elite companies with the Best Practices Awards, the Diamond Catalyst Award and the Heart of the Workplace Award.

The 2013 event was home to over 300 industry executives and a celebration of Boston Market, Capital Grille, The Cheesecake Factory, Chili’s Grill and Bar, LongHorn Steakhouse and White Castle; the 2013 award winners.

Visit for more information | Registration opens in September