power lunch/breakfast

power lunch/breakfast

An important business meeting conducted over lunch (or breakfast) for exchanging high-level information or pushing one’s product or cultivating contacts. In Fast Company (April 1, 2004), an article headed “Just Don’t Call It a Power Lunch” claims it should simply be called a business lunch (or breakfast). Nevertheless, the term, dating from the second half of the 1900s, persists.
See also: breakfast, lunch, power