Global Restaurant Industry Experts

Working alongside leaders of emerging and established restaurant chains, we help to find, size, and seize opportunities that drive growth, optimize performance, and maximize enterprise value.
Clients often come to us during times of the most critical initiatives for their companies to help them solve their most complex challenges and achieve their most ambitious aims. We help leading hospitality businesses be brilliant at both hospitality and business.

AREAS OF FOCUS

INSIGHTS

Bridging the gap between what’s happening outside and inside the business. We help our clients see what’s now and next — and why it matters — with greater clarity and agility.

IDEATION

Strategy with rationale backed by a rigorous analytical approach. With an unparalleled breadth and depth of experience, we help clients push boundaries and leapfrog the competition.

IMPLEMENTATION

We’re not just industry theorists, we’re practitioners. We bring expertise honed from field and functional area experience and support with hands-on application.

HOW WE HELP

  1. Understand and capitalize on evolving consumer behavior and competitive landscape trends relative to future of foodservice implications
  1. Develop and deploy sales-building initiatives from existing locations and profit centers to maximize top-line growth and performance
  1. Implement performance optimization strategies across all functional areas of foodservice and hospitality organizations
  1. Drive revenue with mergers and acquisitions and portfolio optimization strategies
  1. Create multi-national development plans, prototypes when preparing for cross-border expansion
  1. Enhance value throughout all phases of the business and investment lifecycles and guest journey

CORE CAPABILITIES

  • MARKET RESEARCH
  • FEASIBILITY STUDIES
  • ADVANCED ANALYTICS
  • DUE DILIGENCE
  • STRATEGIC PLANNING
  • GROWTH & EXPANSION
  • PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION
  • PORTFOLIO & BRAND STRATEGY
  • CORPORATE INTELLIGENCE
  • EXPERIENCE DESIGN
  • OPERATIONS
  • MARKETING
  • COMMUNICATIONS
  • DEVELOPMENT
  • FINANCE
  • TRENDS
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • TURNAROUNDS
  • INVESTMENT
  • FORECASTING

WHO WE SERVE

We apply our global know-how and know-who to help with strategic issues affecting the universe of global foodservice, primarily working with multinational, multi-brand portfolios.

  • Restaurant Operators: We work with emerging and established chained restaurants across all segments, categories, cuisines, alternative formats, and phases of the business lifecycle.
  • Hotel Food and Beverage: Helping hotel chains compete more effectively with street-side restaurants, maximize internal opportunities, and adapt to rapidly changing guest expectations for convenience and quality.
  • Private Equity Investors: Supporting the full investment lifecycle including sector analysis, deal origination, commercial and operational due diligence, post-acquisition planning, and holding period management to maximize value.
  • Technology Companies: Working with foodservice technology providers to better communicate their value proposition to restaurateurs, helping to translate the benefits of their products for operators.
  • Suppliers: Providing insight into what’s on the minds of operators and the factors influencing decision-making among both consumers and key accounts.
  • Developers: Collaborating on high-level master planning for major lifestyle and mixed-use developments, including museums, hospitals, colleges and universities, and more.

We love bringing perspective, context, connecting the dots, and contributing in a meaningful capacity — building a composite view of what is shaping the industry and the dynamics that matter most to helping our clients imagine their future, enable and align their resources, and plan the details required to move from aspirational to achieved.

If it's related to foodservice, we can help.​