With more than 20 years-experience in the industry, leadership, governance and human resources Restaurant Association CEO Marisa Bidois has had the privilege of working with some of New Zealand’s most respected chefs and restaurant/café owners.
Bidois was appointed to her role as CEO in 2011 and has led the Association for nearly seven years. An industry body representing more than 2000 hospitality businesses within New Zealand, the Restaurant Association advocates on their members behalf, offers advice, resources and assistance on issues ranging from employment disputes, marketing, food policy changes and liquor reforms.
She is passionate about assisting business owners and understands the challenges of running your own business which is why she strongly believes in the work the Association does to assist its members. With a wealth of experience, Bidois has substantially expanded the Association’s activities and support for the industry over her time at the Association.