The restaurant business has a unique set of challenges that must be addressed from the earliest stages of concept development to ensure a viable financial model. Fail to break through the noise and you risk being overlooked by customers. Launch with a vague plan for operations and you limit your ability to generate profit. Every decision—from menu strategy to steps of service—is interconnected with other decisions, like kitchen design and labor planning. Meticulous integration of operations, branding, marketing and staff training are crucial to give you the strongest chance of getting off to a successful start.
Our restaurant startup consultants provide a comprehensive concept development process that defines the details of your new brand and equips you with clear documentation to use for raising capital or securing favorable lease terms. Using a proven restaurant startup method developed over decades in the food service industry, we guide you through the steps that follow the incubation process with best practices and time-tested experience, so you’re in the strongest possible position when you open your doors.
In the excitement of developing a new restaurant concept, costs can quickly spiral out of control if not managed carefully.
Our restaurant startup consulting team develops a detailed, realistic budget that limits investment surprises and builds efficiencies into your ongoing operations.
Food and beverage competition is fierce. If you proceed without detailed tactics to successfully launch and market your specific concept, your big idea will likely get lost in the crowd.
Our in-depth competitive analysis reveals gaps in the marketplace and unmet customer needs. We’ll show you exactly where to focus and how to tweak your concept so it stands out.
Without a deep understanding of the full scope of what it takes to launch a restaurant, many entrepreneurs waste time and resources correcting problems that could have been avoided.
We offer education and immersion workshops specifically for start-ups. You’ll quickly gain the benefit of decades of restaurant operations best practices as you learn exactly what it takes to get your doors open successfully.