Services


my promise

I listen.  I learn.  I advise.  In that order. I am not here to be an authority that tells you “the way you NEED to do things.” I am not here to sell you on bullshit buzzwords.  I recognize the circumstance of each unique operation and meet the client where they are and get them where they need to be. 

My goal is simple: help create an efficient operation that utilizes all resources available to create  the offering, community, and revenue that you envision.  With 20 years of food service expertise, I facilitate a collaborative process focused on discovery and solutions.

My process

  • Flexibility – stretching to achieve more

  • Innovative – seeing untapped operational potential  
  • Accuracy – painting detailed operational/business plan
  • Advisor – helping you see the what, why, and how of your operation
  • Collaborative – listening & learning about your needs, applying my skills in creating sustainable action steps to help you achieve your goals

my guarantee

  • Knowledge 
  • Leadership
  • Improvement
  • Balance
  • Efficiency
 

 
 

Operations 

Passion leads to great ideas.  Organized operations lead to great businesses.  Learn how operational systems can create a successful & sustainable business.

  • Operational Audit (Review & Assessment)
  • Performance Analysis
  • Concept Development & Feasibility
  • Kitchen Organization & Layout
  • Marketing & PR Strategy
  • Pre-opening advisement & Support
  • Master Plan Development & Strategy
  • Project Management
  • Design Coordination & Direction
  • General Consulting

Purchasing

This is the combination of Revenue Management & Operations Management.  Learn how your purchasing can support your values as well as the bottom line.

  • Purchasing & Sourcing Advisement
  • Timelines
  • Inventory Controls

 

Menu development

Menus are where you shine.  Learn how to put together honest, executable menus that are a reflection of your passion.

  • Recipe Development
  • Menu Analysis & Design
  • Culinary Research
  • Seasonality
  • Nutritional Analysis & Balance

REVENUE MANAGEMENT

Money IN vs Money OUT.  Find the right balance & flow.  Understand how you are spending money, where it's going, what it's doing, and how it serves you.

  • Food & Labor Costing
  • Business Planning & Development
  • Growth Strategy
  • Long Term Restaurant Operations
  • Revenue Assessment
  • Revenue Growth Analysis
  • Forecasting & Budgeting
  • In-depth Financial Analysis & Review

 

STAFF TRAINING & MANAGEMENT

Foster your staff into a community that shares and supports your vision.

  • Recruitment
  • Development
  • Retention
  • Staff Handbook & Scheduling Templates

 

LEADERSHIP & COMMUNICATION TRAINING

Every team needs a leader.  Help your management team thrive. Cultivate strengths, meet challenges, understand growth opportunities, and lead your team to long-term success. 

  • Leadership Training
  • Management Communications
  • Conflict & Mediation Training
  • Hiring & Firing Best Practices