When to Hire a Restaurant Consultant

It’s no secret that restaurateurs are passionate about their work. They often have the talent, experience, and resources to make their dreams a reality.

But whether you’re forming a concept for a brand-new dining experience or you’ve been in the industry for years and want to revitalize your current situation, anyone can benefit from the help of a restaurant consultant.

So, when’s the right time to hire consulting services?

The short answer is after you’ve exhausted every effort to do it yourself. Taking it one step further, it’s also necessary to have the resources (money and time) to make it happen.

Restaurant consultants like myself are here to give you guidance. We help you stand out from the competition, avoid costly mistakes, and more importantly, delight your customers so they’ll continue coming back.

What consulting services do you offer?

With over 25 years of experience in the industry, the odds are good that I’ve seen your specific struggles before. Our consulting services are tailored to fit your unique needs and help you come out stronger on the other side.

Here are the services we provide:

  • Buying or Opening a Restaurant – Consultants like myself want to help you build the foundation of a strong, profitable restaurant. From concept creation and location to the menu design and staffing, we’ll be there every step of the way to help you through the process.
  • Growing Your Restaurant – It’s not an easy task. If you’re struggling to turn things around or scale efficiently, restaurant consultants will help you identify roadblocks and implement strategies to reach the other side.
  • Selling Your Restaurant – Should you decide that it’s time for an exit strategy, consultants are here to help you increase the value of your restaurant and navigate the selling process to maximize your return.
  • Restaurant Assessments – This is a chance for us to get clarity into the challenges you’re facing. We offer various assessment types for clients: front- and back-of-house, and office and P&L.

Ready to find your restaurant’s bread and butter? Schedule a free initial consultation with Salt & Cayenne today.