The date and time are unchanged: Doors open at the Hippodrome at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. A panel conversation with some of the biggest names in Richmond’s restaurant scene begins at 7:00.
Almost 150 tickets have already been gobbled up for the event. Moving to the Hippodrome will allow BizSense to accommodate more guests and make the event bigger and better. You can purchase tickets here. The $45 ticket price includes two drink tickets and heavy appetizers.
Kitchen Confidential will feature Richmond’s top restaurateurs sharing their recipes for success in a lively panel discussion, food, drinks and networking.
The panelists are:
Johnny Giavos, whose empire includes Kitchen 64, 3 Monkeys, Sidewalk Cafe, Stella’s, Kuba Kuba, and the Continental Westhampton.
Michelle Williams, a partner in the Richmond Restaurant Group, whose holdings include the Hill Cafe, the Hardshell, Europa, Water Grill and the Fan restaurant formerly known as deLux. Williams’s group is also planning a restaurant at the former Glass & Powder Board Shop on Cary Street.
Chris Tsui, the owner of Blue Goat, Osaka, Wild Ginger and the forthcoming Fat Dragon.
Kevin Healy, the brains behind the Boathouse at Sunday Park and the Boathouse at Rocketts Landing, who is building out Casa del Barco, a canal-front restaurant at the Locks development downtown.
Buz Grossberg of Buz and Ned’s Real Barbeque, one of Richmond’s best-known purveyors of smoked meat. Grossberg just opened his second location on West Broad Street.
Don’t forget to register for the event here. Tickets are going fast.