We work with a variety of restaurant, hospitality & entertainment clients.


Our Consulting Philosophy

ANTICIPATE NEEDS BEFORE THEY'RE KNOWN.
It’s not the problem people remember. They remember how you did or didn't solve the problem.

TREAT EVERYONE LIKE FAMILY.
Cultivate lasting relationships. Be inviting. Exude warmth and make every environment feel like home.

YES IS THE ANSWER. NOW, WHAT'S THE QUESTION?
Set the tone for relationships and business.


Recent Client Engagements

HYATT REGENCY MCCORMICK PLACE
In partnership with The Gettys Group, we developed a new brand concept: Third Star, which was inspired by the international diversity, spectacle and innovation of the World’s Columbian Exposition, as represented by the "third star" on the Chicago flag.
 

TAVISTOCK RESTAURANT COLLECTION
Concept reformulation, including In-depth market analysis, target audience and customer demographic profile development, a detailed competitive analysis, and a review of today’s food and restaurant trends.


Additional Featured Engagements

GOOSE ISLAND BREWERY
Consulted to refine operations, cut food costs, improve gross margin and creatively refresh the menu.

HARPER COURT PARTNERS
Identified and sourced restaurants for the Harper Court mixed-use development, which was created in partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Chicago.

L3 HOSPITALITY GROUP
Concept development and strategic positioning for a LYFE Kitchen franchisee entering the Chicago market.

SAGE VERTICAL GARDEN SYSTEMS
Placement of vertical gardens in restaurants to reinforce branding, sustainability, farm-to-table concept and menu display.

WEBER GRILL RESTAURANTS
Collaboration with 3Sixty Dining Intelligence to reposition four Weber Grill locations, including brand refresh and updated menu.

KING RESTAURANT GROUP (LOS ANGELES)
Strategic assessment and recommendations for a successful concept redesign.

MASTRO RESTAURANTS
Development of a strategic real estate plan for regional expansion and new Chicago-based locations.