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Corporate Clients
Entrepreneurial Restaurants
Casinos
Hotels
Private Clubs
Catering
Other
Summary of Clients and Duties


Corporate Clients

Jack's Bistro
Santa Barbara and Carpenteria, California

Jeannine’s Bakery & Restaurants
Santa Barbara and Montecito, California

Fresh Choice Restaurants
Morgan Hill, California.

Cedarlane Foods
Carson, California

FreshNFast Holdings, Inc.
Los Angeles, New York, Sydney, London, Munich


Topz Restaurant / Integral Foods.
Sherman Oaks, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Northridge, Canoga Park, Glendale

Big Four Restaurants
Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa & Tucson Arizona


Bobby McGee's USA

Phoenix & Scottsdale, Arizona


Giant Industries, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona and Gallup, New Mexico


Bobby McGee's USA, Inc.

Phoenix, Mesa & Scottsdale, Arizona, Newport Beach, Long Beach, Burlingame, & Citrus Heights, California, Honolulu, Hawaii & Anchorage, Alaska


Westco Restaurants

Calgary, Vancouver Canada

Cosmo World, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan, Pebble Beach and Beverly Hills

Plainville Turkey Farm Restaurants, Inc.
Syracuse, New York


Entrepreneurial Restaurants

Fresco!
Santa Barbara and Goleta, California

Yankee Doodles Restaurants
Santa Monica and Long Beach, California

Midwestern Restaurant
Mesa, Arizona


Daniel's Restaurant & Trattoria

Tucson, Arizona

Eddie's Grill
Phoenix, Arizona

Milligan Enterprises
San Diego & Oklahoma

Chives Restaurant
Phoenix, Arizona

Al Fresco by George, Inc.
Scottsdale, Arizona


Casinos


Cypress Bayou Casino

Charenton, Louisiana


Desert Diamond Casino

Tucson, Arizona


Four Bears Casino & Lodge

Newtown, North Dakota


Hotels


Scottsdale Princess Resort

Scottsdale, Arizona

Culver Companies Hotels
Portland, Oregon

Embassy Suites
Burlingame, California


Private Clubs

The Wilshire Ebell of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California


Del Webb Club Terravista

Scottsdale, Arizona


Del Webb

Roseville, California

Desert Highlands Country Club
Scottsdale, Arizona


Phoenix Country Club

Phoenix, Arizona


Consolidated Club, Navy Subase

San Diego, California


Catering

The New Guthrie Theatre
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Events With Taste

Phoenix & Scottsdale, Arizona


Other

American China, Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona


Colleges and Universities

UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California

CSU Stanislaus
Turlock, California


Summary of Clients and Duties

Corporate Clients

Jack's Bistro
· Assessment of three operating entities & full bakery
· Strategic planning
· Budget planning
· Internal systems audit and plan
· Training
· Menu development
· Menu analysis
· Ownership and DoO coaching
· Remodels of all entities
· Branding makeover

Jeannine’s Bakery & Restaurants
Santa Barbara and Montecito, California

· Assessment of three operating entities
· Strategic planning
· Family succession planning
· Internal systems audit and plan
· Training
· Menu development

Fresh Choice Restaurants
Morgan Hill, California

· Transition Strategies
·
Personnel analysis
· Cultural integration.
· Cost analysis
· Coaching

Cedarlane Foods
Carson, California

· Acquisition analysis
· Personnel interviews and review summaries
· Cultural synergy analysis
· Budget projections

FreshNFast Holdings, Inc.
Los Angeles, New York, Sydney, London, Munich

· Concept Development
· Business Plan
· Project Management
· Communications
· Menu Development

Topz Restaurant/Integral Foods.
Sherman Oaks, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Northridge, Canoga Park, Glendale

· Concept development
· Business plan
· Menu Development
· Project Management
· Communications
· Business Plan
· Food & Beverage Costs Analysis
· Facilities Design
· RFP
· Recipe Development

Westco Restaurants
Calgary, Vancouver Canada

· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Big Four Restaurants
Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa & Tucson Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Bobby McGee's USA
Phoenix & Scottsdale, Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Requests For Proposal
· Costs Audit

Cosmo World, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan, Pebble Beach and Beverly Hills

· Business Plan
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Concept Development
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Giant Industries, Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona and Gallup, New Mexico

· Business Plan
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Concept Development
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Bobby McGee's USA, Inc.
Phoenix, Mesa & Scottsdale, Arizona, Newport Beach, Long Beach, Burlingame,
& Citrus Heights, California, Honolulu, Hawaii & Anchorage, Alaska

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Plainville Turkey Farm Restaurants, Inc.
Syracuse, New York

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Entrepreneurial Restaurants

Fresco!
Santa Barbara and Goleta, California

· Concept review and analysis
· Menu review and recommendations
· Management planning
· Family succession planning
· C
ost analysis
· Strategic planning
· Operational co-ordination for two restaurants
· P & L budgeting
· Labor cost controls

Yankee Doodles Restaurants
Santa Monica and Long Beach, California

· Strategic planning
· Business assessment
· Kitchen redesign and flow
· Partner mentoring
· Board interventions
· Executive chef coaching

Midwestern Restaurant
Mesa, Arizona

· Concept development
· Business plan
· Menu Development
· Project Management
· Communications
· Business Plan
· Food & Beverage Costs Analysis
· Facilities Design
· RFP
· Recipe Development

Daniel's Restaurant & Trattoria
Tucson, Arizona

· Business Plan
· Food & Beverage Costs Analysis
· Communications
· Menu Development

Eddie's Grill
Phoenix, Arizona

· Business Plan
· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Recipe Development

Milligan Enterprises
San Diego & Oklahoma

· Business Plan
· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Recipe Development

Chives Restaurant
Phoenix, Arizona

· Business Plan
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Concept Development
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Al Fresco by George, Inc.
Scottsdale, Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Embassy Suites
Burlingame, Arizona

· Concept review
· Management transition
· Cost analysis
· Strategic planning

Casinos

Cypress Bayou Casino
Charenton, Louisiana

· Concept development
· Business plan
  Evaluation & Needs Assessment
  Requests For Proposal
· Menu Development
  Recipe Development
· Project Management
· Communications
· Business Plan
· Food & Beverage Costs Analysis
  Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
  Communications
· RFP

Desert Diamond Casino
Tucson, Arizona

· Concept Development
· Facilities Design
· Menu Development

Four Bears Casino & Lodge
Newtown, North Dakota

· Business Plan
· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Concept Development
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Hotels

Scottsdale Princess Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona

· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Communications
· Cost Audits

Culver Companies Hotels
Portland, Oregon

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Requests For Proposal
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Communications
· Menu Development
· Recipe Development

Embassy Suites
Burlingame, California

· Concept review
· Management transition
· Cost analysis
· Strategic planning

Private Clubs

The Wilshire Ebell of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

· Business assessment
· Key personnel reviews and recommendations
· Key personnel search and recruitment
· Coaching and board interventions

Del Webb Club Terravista
Scottsdale, Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Food & Beverage Costs Analysis
· Cost Audit
· Menu Development

Del Webb
Roseville, California

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Concept Development

Desert Highlands Country Club
Scottsdale, Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Food & Beverage Cost Analysis
· Costs Audit
· Communications

Phoenix Country Club
Phoenix, Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Menu Development

Consolidated Club, Navy Subase
San Diego, California

· Requests For Proposal
· Facilities Design
· Project Management
· Concept Development

Catering

The New Guthrie Theatre
Minneapolis, Minnesota

· RFP for catering contractor
· Budgets
· Focus groups
· Contractor selection
· Demographic research

Events With Taste
Phoenix & Scottsdale, Arizona

· Evaluation & Needs Assessment
· Business Plan
· Request For Proposal
· Cost Audits
· Communications

Other

American China, Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona

· Business Plan
· Costs Audit
· Facilities Design
· Communications
· Project Management
· Concept Development

Colleges and Universities

UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California

· Food locations assessments
· Demographic study
· Food site recommendations

CSU Stanislaus
Turlock, California

· RFP for new catering contractor
· Renegotiate contract with existing provider
· Interventions
· Coaching for Project Manager
· Coaching for catering contractor
· Entrepreneurial Restaurant