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Careers Seminar with Julian Metcalfe, (Pret a Manger and Itsu)

11 Dec 2017 (18:00 – 19:30)

Bush House (N) -1.01 (Auditorium)

Are you intrigued about how you get started as a business entrepreneur? Join Julian Metcalfe founder of Pret a Manger and Itsu to talk about how to found and run a successful business. This careers seminar is your chance to hear Julian Metcalfe's  ideas about success in business and to learn about his career path.

Julian Metcalfe is founder of Asian-inspired food outlet itsu, which sells its sushi, salads and noodle health-foods in 71 UK shops, and its branded products in supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s and Waitrose and online through Ocado and Amazon. Julian is also co-founder of Pret A Manger, the fresh sandwich, soup and salad chain, which he started in 1986 with a £17,500 loan. It now operates in six countries, with international sales of £202m on total turnover of £776m in 2016. It opened its first Dubai shop last year and is now targeting growth in the US and Europe. Julian studied at the Polytechnic of Central London and received an OBE in 2014 for services to the hospitality industry.

Julian will be happy to answer students questions. The Seminar will take place on Monday 11 December 6pm-7.30pm at Bush House (N) -1.01 (Auditorium). Reserve your place via Career Connect or follow link below.   

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