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Monday, April 9 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Restaurant Acoustics: Can You Hear Your Neighbor?

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This panel will discuss the challenge of increasingly high ambient sound levels of restaurants and how restaurants are responding to or not, to the need to make things quieter. It will explore restaurant design and others challenges contributing to the noise, and how consumer preferences are influencing how restaurants think about their noise level.

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Jonathan Kaufman

Staff Writer, San Francisco Chronicle
Jonathan Kauffman is a James Beard Award-winning features writer with the food section at the San Francisco Chronicle, a former restaurant critic, and the author of "Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat."

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Tony Marcell

Partner/Operator, Wayfare Tavern
Tony is a life time industry veteran who started out managing kitchens. He still has a love for cooking and it's one of his main hobbies away from the restaurant. He moved to San Francisco 20 years ago. In that time he has worked with The Kimpton Group, Aqua and Wayfare Tavern as... Read More →
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Anderson Pugash

CEO, Serious Leisure
Anderson Pugash is the CEO and Co-founder of Serious Leisure.
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Dr. Kelly Tremblay

Professor, Founder, Lend an Ear
Dr. Kelly Tremblay is a Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences as well as the Founder of Lend an Ear, Inc. She gathers relevant insights from psychology, consumer technology as well as the business sector to guide, serve, and inform all of us so that we can optimize the process... Read More →
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Eric Yee

Vice President, Charles Salter Associates
Eric Yee has been an acoustical consultant with Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc. since 1999. His areas of expertise include architectural noise control, mechanical system noise and vibration reduction, and environmental noise studies and vibration analyses. Typical projects include... Read More →

Monday April 9, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm
Conference Lounge 301 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

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