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Increasing Sales: A Simple Strategy for Restaurants

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Synergy was hired by a restaurant to help them develop a new concept by recommending a range of strategies to help them improve food, beverage, and sales. We helped them realize their potential and gave them a clear food vision that would address and meet their financial goals.  With increasing labor costs, they did not want to raise menu prices as that can often be problematic with their loyal customer base. So instead, we addressed the problem by re-engineering the menu and upgrading several items to optimize margins and improve profitability. The changes encouraged customers to try new and exciting offerings, which increased…

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Synergy Gets Fired Up

Fired Up Inc., parent of the 170-unit casual-dining Johnny Carino’s Country Italian chain, has retained Synergy Restaurant Consultants to enhance and accelerate the brand with their  menu development, unique restaurant expertise and creativity.  “At Carino’s, we maintain a very aggressive development schedule, and since we have been working with Dean and Danny, our menu efforts…

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Historic Parkland Memorial Hospital Deeply Rooted In American History Looks To Upgrade Operations, Innovate Retail Foodservice

Realizing the importance of high staff morale, and high quality ‘fuel’ for all guests, the Executive Staff decided to try a different, more innovative approach to what is really a Hospital Food Court. Because the majority of Operations Assessment projects Synergy completes involve the commercial restaurant segment, the Parkland team decided that a totally different,…

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Utah Restaurant Start Up Claims Steak in Layton

Corbin’s Grille, a new restaurant start up has opened next to the new convention center in Layton, Utah to overwhelming reviews. “This new restaurant start up has exceeded all of our wildest expectations” explains Jake Garn, President of Corbin’s Grille. Corbin’s Grille a new restaurant start up has opened next to the new convention center…

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Creative Restaurant Designer Margee Drews Will Partner with Synergy Restaurant Consultants as Senior Associate

Synergy Restaurant Consultants is excited to announce that premier restaurant designer Margee Drews will partner with the firm as Senior Associate heading up restaurant conversions, remodels and new concept design.  Margee Drews has an incredible eye for turning space and restaurant design visions into reality. Synergy Restaurant Consultants is excited to announce that premier restaurant…

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Veteran Restaurant Industry Executive Phil Ratner

Premier industry experts Synergy Restaurant Consultants is pleased to announce that veteran restaurant executive Phil Ratner has joined the firm as Managing Director. Mr. Ratner served as a CEO for more than twenty years in the casual-full service restaurant segment leaving a record of successful turnarounds with major chains.  His financial expertise and leadership skills…

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Burgers, all dressed up

Synergy Restaurant Consultants  has been retained by the hot and trendy gourmet burger concept m:brgr restaurant based out of Montreal, Canada.  “The senior restaurant management team was looking for ways to improve restaurant kitchen throughput, service and cooking capabilities along with design strategies to reduce back of house labor and complexity while improving margins” says…

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