Delegate Profile

BAUER Mario C.

Job TitleCo-Founder & Brother / Co-Founder / Brand Ambassador

Company NameCurtice Brothers Organic Ketchup / White Space Partners / AmRest


Mario C. Bauer is a Brand Ambassador, Entrepreneur, Author & Keynote Speaker. For almost a decade he was responsible at Vapiano as an executive for international growth & partnerships. He and his team have opened and operated over 200 restaurants in 33 countries around the globe.

Nowadays Mario acts as Brand Ambassador for AmRest and Advisor via his Whites Space Partners consultancy for several international Hospitality Brands. He enjoys being on stage as

Keynote Speaker about International Growth & Opportunities or about his book “The Teddy Bear is everywhere” (click here: ). The book is available on and all profits are donated to a hospital for kids in Vienna . Mario hosts a successful Podcast with experts from the Hospitality Industry

While growing up in his family’s restaurant in Austria, Mario developed an entrepreneurial mindset from a young age by founding sev era l startups such as Bagel Station (bagel & coffee shop concept) or Papernomad (sustainable ipad sleeves). His current adventure & passion is Curtice Brothers, an organic boutique ketchup cooked in Tuscany ( ), where he can live up to this credo, that in life only two things matter “Love & Food”.

Mario has a true international mindset, and is constantly traveling around the world. His harbor is a houseboat in Amsterdam, where he and his fiancée enjoy feeding the du cks in the morning and hosting friends from around the world.

Conference Sessions


    13-Nov-2019, 11:30 - 14:00, Majestic Hotel Cannes

    For its 25th edition, MAPIC will host an exclusive closed-door event gathering +30 international multi-unit franchise partners, master franchises and a selectio...

    • Language: English

    13-Nov-2019, 14:00 - 15:15, Conference Room -1

    Industry scope: international trends & key figures F&B is a key driver to increase traffic & revenues: focus on international successful experiences From sh...

    • Language: English

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