FIT Trainers
Critical to the success of any training program is the quality of the trainers. FIT Seminars’ trainers are proven and practicing industry professionals. More than that, they are strong communicators, have topic specific expertise and can provide unique industry insight to add value to your seminar experience. By limiting seminar registrations, you will have greater opportunity to access your trainer and get your specific questions answered.


Meet Our Lead Trainer
David Swanston
For the last thirteen years, David has been providing strategic, operational and management consulting services to hospitality operations. David has well over 20 years of progressive management experience in leading restaurants, bars, nightclubs, live entertainment, catering, and quick-service facilities.
David earned his MBA and is a faculty member at the University of Toronto in the School of Management, and has also taught at the University of Guelph in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. David has delivered seminars at several regional, national and international industry trade shows and has been presented in a variety of trade publications. You can view his “Strategies for Success” series of articles at
Utilizing extensive theoretical and practical experience, David has helped many organizations improve their performance, increase their bottom line and achieve extraordinary results. He has assisted organizations by:

  • Turning around troubled operations
  • Developing new concepts
  • Opening new locations
  • Facility layout and design
  • Equipment and material procurement
  • Developing internal control systems
  • Creating marketing programs
  • Developing new food programs and menu enhancements
  • Delivering training programs to management, supervisors and staff
  • Contract management
  • Managing special projects
"Very much appreciated the personal attention to (our) specific situations."
Margaret Pak, General Manager, Inpiazza and Dakotas