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Restaurant Consulting

New Restaurant Start up Consulting Services

 Starting a new restaurant?  Whether it's your first or not, there are many opportunities to optimize your buildout process and maximize efficiency. We are ultimately saving you valuable time and money as we build your vision of success. 

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FYI: We have contributed to over 60 combined grand openings

New Restaurant Start up Consulting Services

Restaurant Start up Consulting Services 

Our restaurant startup consultantservices from the ground up and can assist you with accomplishing the many tasks needed for a head start on your restaurant dreams. Just a review of your concept may reveal speed bumps or costly errors we can help you avoid. Here is a shortlist of what we offer. 

"We transcend the role of mere restaurant startup consultants. Our mission goes beyond just providing guidance – we craft and hone concepts destined for years of success. Collaborating directly with our founder, Salar, our clients navigate the intricacies and challenges from inception to the grand opening, ensuring a tailored approach every step of the way.

Selecting a restaurant startup consultant should feel like gaining a true ally, someone who shares your vision and passion. Unlike conventional consultants, we prioritize substance over superficial tasks.


Our commitment to simplicity and clarity in operations and openings sets us apart.

Reach out today to discover if our restaurant startup consulting service aligns with your aspirations. Let’s embark on this journey together."

•    Menu development

•    Leadership development 
•    Staff & management training 
•    Marketing consulting 
•    Bar/lounge concept development

•    Bar mixology consulting  

•    Management and staff training
•    Project coordination
•    Grand/soft opening organization

•    Location scouting
•    Financial forecasting (Feasibility Study)
•    Financial modeling 
•    Budget analyzing
•    Layout development assistance
•    Concept building
•    Budgeting
•    Chef Recruiting  
•  Management and Staff Recruiting 

Starting a restaurant involves key steps, from concept development to opening day.

Here's a simplified guide to help you get started:

1. Concept Development:
  - Define your restaurant concept: Decide on the type of cuisine, atmosphere, target demographic, and unique selling points.
  - Conduct market research: Analyze the local restaurant scene, identify potential competitors, and assess demand for your                 concept.

2. Business Planning:
  - Create a business plan: Outline your restaurant's objectives, target market, menu, pricing strategy, marketing plan, and                   financial projections.
  - Secure funding: Determine how much capital you need to start your restaurant and explore funding options such as personal s      savings, loans, investors, or crowdfunding.

3. Location and Legal Considerations:
  - Choose a suitable location: Consider factors like foot traffic, visibility, parking, and proximity to your target market.
  - Obtain necessary permits and licenses: Research local regulations and obtain permits for zoning, health, alcohol service (if             applicable), and business operation.

4. Menu Development:
  - Design a menu: Create a menu that aligns with your restaurant concept, considering factors like food costs, seasonality, and           dietary trends.
  - Source suppliers: Establish relationships with reliable food and beverage suppliers to ensure quality ingredients at competitive       prices.

5. Design and Buildout:
  - Design the restaurant layout: Work with an architect or designer to create a functional and visually appealing space that                   reflects your brand identity.
  - Procure equipment and furnishings: Purchase or lease kitchen equipment, furniture, and decor that meet your operational             needs and budget.
  - Renovate or build: Oversee the construction or renovation process, ensuring compliance with building codes and health                 regulations.

6. Hiring and Training:
  - Recruit staff: Hire experienced and reliable employees for key positions such as chefs, servers, bartenders, and managers.
  - Provide training: Train your team on food preparation, service standards, safety protocols, and customer service to ensure a            seamless opening.

7. Marketing and Promotion:
  - Develop a marketing strategy: Utilize online and offline channels to create awareness and attract customers, including social           media, local advertising, and promotions.
  - Build a strong online presence: Create a website, set up social media profiles, and encourage positive reviews to enhance               visibility and reputation.

8. Soft Opening and Feedback:
  - Conduct a soft opening: Test your operations with a limited audience before the official launch to identify and address any              issues.
  - Gather feedback: Solicit feedback from customers to gauge satisfaction, identify areas for improvement, and refine your                  offerings.

9. Grand Opening:
  - Plan a grand opening event: Generate excitement and draw crowds with special promotions, events, or tastings to officially launch your restaurant.
  - Monitor performance: Track sales, customer feedback, and operational metrics to assess your restaurant's performance and         make necessary adjustments.

10. Ongoing Operations:
   - Maintain quality: Continuously monitor food quality, service standards, and customer satisfaction to uphold your restaurant's        reputation.

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