Adapt

and Innovate

So you own your dream business, a restaurant and bar.

Whether you are currently financially and/or critically successful, one thing that NEVER changes is that the marketplace is ALWAYS changing. Your employees and guests like consistency and comfort but also need the business to adapt and innovate.

For you to get ahead of the curve, you must be proactive.

 

We provide all the tools you need to fine tune your current operation and continue to improve and innovate ensuring that your business becomes and maintains financial viability and a favorite destination for your employees as well as your guests.

 

 

 

Concept Branding

 

We take YOUR concept and simply fine tune it to make it streamlined, identifiable and marketable in today`s economic climate. Creating a brand requires conceptual work, graphic design, logo, web presence, food and beverage menu design, uniform design, general business approach, as well as anything the guest and the employees will ever encounter that affect their view of your brand. Whether a dive bar or a fine dining restaurant, having a defineable brand, the ability to execute, and marketability are all crucial to being critcally successful and  financially viable.

Audit and Assess

 

We will work ON SITE with you to identify accuracy and integrity of the systems currently in place. We can focus on one particular area of interest or concern, or we can audit the entire operation from janitorial schedule to financial tracking and cash handling processes. We will work side by side with your employees to determine who has what skills and which employees will succeed as members of your team and purveyors of your concept to the marketplace.

Marketing

 

Nothing is more important to a modern restaurant and bar than marketing, an internet presence and social media marketing. 

We will build you a website, develop and implement  a neighborhood, regional and/ or national social marketing strategy. We will train your employees how to utilize these systems to attract and retain your guests. 

Employee systems

 

To open and operate a successful restaurant and bar, clear employee guidelines and a thorough and continual training program is a necessity. We will work with you to create your Employee Handbook, HR standards and practices, incentive and training programs. We offer ongoing oversight and refinement of these programs as you decide what is best for your brand and as you move towards the Adapt and Innovate stage of your business.

Builds and Remodels

 

We offer conceptual design, engineering and architectural services, kitchen and bar design, equipment builds, branding design, sign design.

We take our partnerships extrememly personal and we are available to oversee practical manifestation of your culinary, bar and hospitality concepts. 

Your Vision and Plan

 

Once you are fully informed about the status of your new venture through our Audit and Assess program, it is imperative to combine your vision with the current state of your new venture and carefully craft a plan to move forward and create a seamless transition as well as set yourself up for the success you envision. 

We work with you to synergize all the available information into a cohesive concept, direction and plan. 

We will work ON SITE with you to implement YOUR plan!

Management Plan

 

Depending on your concept, the retention and hiring of upper managment (Executive Chef, General Manager), is the most expensive, long term comitment you will make on the personnel and labor side of your balance sheet.

 Many restaurants and bars pay a substantial premium by paying annual salaries to highly qualified Chefs and GMs. Our Full Plate Chefs and GMs can save you a SUBSTANTIAL amount of money by mentoring and overseeing junior Chefs and Operational managers. We will provide quality control checks, inventory oversight, cost compares and purchasing oversight, POS reporting and guidance. 

Full Plate Chefs and GMs will work directly, ON SITE with you, only as YOU need! Thus eliminating the highest anual salaries attached to your restaurant and bar as well as providing quick upward mobility and assessment for those employees who wish to learn and grow in their chosen field.

System Development and Support

 

Running a successful restaurant and bar today requires using a number of complex systems.

There are financial systems such as P&L and COGS tracking and reporting. All major purveyors utilize a variety of programs for ordering products, checking on availability, cost compares, deals on products that can be used to drive traffic via specials. These purveyor systems must be set up and maintained to be fully effective. There are daily and weekly inventory systems as well as a POS (point of Sale) system that must be programmed for ordering, clocking in and out, payroll, as well as a number of reporting tools to help track item sales, along with when these items sell. Knowing when you are busiest will let you know how to schedule to maximize your labor dollars.

 

We can guide you to the correct systems, train you and your staff on the their use as well as offer continued oversight to ensure the sytems maintain their integrity and are kept up to date.

We also offer system construction. We can custom build any type of system that you may need according to your exact specifications.

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