List of Restaurant Consulting Services

Our Restaurant, Bar, Food & Beverage Industry Consulting Services:

A few things you should know about us . . .

  • We have been in business since 1987 – most consultants take on a few assignments while they are searching for a full-time job; and, most won’t even be in business next year, or maybe even next month.
  • We are fully-insured – most consulting firms have no insurance at all.
  • We have a professional office – most consultants are working from home.
  • We have a full-time staff – most consultants have no staff at all.
  • Our Restaurant Books are found in bookstores in 76 countries around the globe, and our articles are read by hundreds of thousands every year – most restaurant consultants refer to our books and articles to learn about restaurants.

Clients of Restaurant Consultants of America™ can count on innovative ideas and common sense-based solutions that will deliver results.

For your convenience, we have provided a list of services offered:

Restaurant Start-up Services:
We offer a wide-variety of products and services to those looking to start a restaurant of any type, style, or size.  This is one of the practice areas for which we are well-known due to our many years of starting and opening restaurants of all types and sizes in markets across the country and around the world.

We offer:

  • Seminarsclick here for our How to Start a Restaurant signature seminars
  • Consulting – consulting services for those who want us to be hands-on while assisting them in creating and starting a successful restaurant.
  • Mentorship/Advisory – for those who are “do-it-yourselfers” but simply need us to talk them through what needs to be done and when.
  • Books – our famous books are available in bookstores around the world.  Visit your local Barnes and Noble, Books-a-Million, Amazon, or other fine book retailers to pick one up.

Our Start-up Services Offered:

  • Start-up Strategy Consultation
  • Business Plan and Investor Presentation Assessment
  • Name and Logo Development and Design
  • Concept and Brand Development and Design
  • Menu Development, Design, and Pricing
  • Exterior and Interior Conceptual Building Design
  • Manuals, Policies, Procedures, Forms & Checklists
  • Operations Strategy and Systems Development
  • Marketing and Branding Strategy
  • Catering, Delivery, Drive-Thru, Day-Part, and Revenue Strategy
  • Strategic Planning, Exit Strategy, Growth Strategy, Funding Strategy
  • Site Selection and Assessment
  • Opening Punch-list
  • Kitchen Design and Equipment Selection
  • Management and Staff Recruiting, Selection, and Training
  • Feasibility Assessment
  • Market and Competitive Analysis
  • Labor and Food Cost Systems Development
  • Grand Opening Strategy Development
  • Investor Presentations and Fundraising

Turnaround and Profit-Improvement Services:

We offer our one-of-a-kind turnaround and profit-improvement services for restaurants of any type, style, or size in need of improving operations and profitability.  Our approach is highly-intense and highly-results oriented, and we have been offering these services since our inception — long before restaurant turnarounds became entertainment television.

We offer:

Turnarounds for Independent Restaurants – consulting services for those who want us to be hands-on while assisting them in fixing their issues.

  • Onsite – [1 or 2 days] – we can fix most situations in either one or two-days.  On certain occasions, the client requests us to be involved on an ongoing basis.  In such instances, we charge an hourly fee, and we can assist them with onsite and/or telephone services.

Mentorship/Advisory Services – for those who can fix the issues themselves but simply need us to talk them through what needs to be done and when.

  • Telephone Coaching – we offer these services by the hour or via a flat monthly rate with unlimited use.

Chain Restaurant Turnaround Services – this is a service we have offered for many years.

  • Market Turnarounds
  • Region Turnarounds
  • Single and Multi-Unit Turnarounds
  • Extreme Marketing & Sales Building Strategy Services
  • Extreme Operations Strategy Services
  • Company Culture Development Services
  • Executive Termination Services

Additional Services Offered:

  • Marketing Campaign Development
  • Target Customer Profiling
  • Local Store Marketing Campaign Development
  • Risk Management, Safety, and Security Systems
  • Field Operations and Franchisee Operational Evaluations
  • Human Resources Systems
  • Food Safety Audits and Systems Development
  • Forensic Analysis
  • Merger and Acquisition Services and Support
  • International Concept Penetration
  • USA Penetration –for international brands
  • Franchising and Licensing Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Board Member Support and Selection
  • Chief Operating Officer Services
  • Chief Development Officer Services
  • Competitive Food and Beverage Benchmarking
  • Industry Trend Analysis
  • Special Projects Management
  • Research and Development Services

If you need a restaurant-related service and you do not see it listed here, feel free to call our office; we probably offer the service or know someone that does.


Restaurant Expert Witness Services:

Every year, thousands of restaurant lawsuits, insurance claims and disputes happen in restaurants.

Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Judges, and Juries respect and rely on our expertise to provide unbiased opinions, reports, and testimony in both State and Federal courts.

Please visit:  Restaurant Expert Witness for more information about these services.

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