The International Network of Hospitality Consulting Professionals

All of our food and beverage consultants offer services to the hospitality industry and have the experience and knowledge to offer practical, innovative and actionable solutions to restaurant, bar, casino and country club owners and managers.

Our consultants are also fully capable of stepping into management or oversight roles to implement solutions and make necessary adjustments to improve operations and profitability for your F&B business. We can assist in aligning your needs with a specific consultant or team of consultants.

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Restaurant Concept Development Consulting

We provide expert consultants for F&B businesses with needs for concept development. Find a restaurant advisor who can help bring your vision to life. This includes specialists in design, market research and analysis, branding, financial modeling, recipe development and costing, menu creation, job description writing, or a complete review of processing and procedures to bring your project from conception to grand opening.

Foodservice Facility Design Consulting

Find a consultant with experience in commercial foodservice design for virtually all types of facilities such as restaurants, clubs, commissaries, entertainment and sports venues, schools, corporations and government facilities. Completed projects have been located throughout North America and abroad on five continents. Get help along the whole way with finding a quality design layout, procurement and throughout the construction process.

Menu Engineering Consulting

Menu pricing is difficult, yet crucial. Price too high, and you’ll lose customers. Price too low, and you won’t make sufficient profits to support your F&B business. Learn menu pricing methods and tactics, guest preference analysis, and menu-mix strategies from a menu engineering consultant.

Restaurant Operations Consulting

Our professional restaurant consultants are able to analyze and offer recommendations to enhance operational performance. They offer services from quick service restaurants to fine dining establishments, bars and nightclubs, clubs and commercial operations. Find help with hiring and training procedures, corporate culture, financial review, restaurant efficiency and more from our operations consultants. Each restaurant and market is unique, so allow us to match one of our experts to your special needs.

Food and Beverage Management Consulting

Experienced in ownership and management, Cayuga’s food and beverage consultants can spot opportunities for your hotel, bar or restaurant with simple training techniques, more intense operational restructuring, and general management processes that can bring real results to guest satisfaction and bottom line profits. Working with shareholders and management, our consultants will help to achieve your vision for the future by developing multi-year strategic plans to ensure long-term success.

Bar Beverage Development Consulting

Is your beverage outlet attracting customers, or turning them away? Is it turning a profit, or might loss prevention, menu and product offerings and pricing strategies improve your bottom line? Find a beverage consultant that can help your bar, nightclub or restaurant develop offerings that are priced strategically and provide a refreshing and memorable experience for your guests. Available services range from bartender training, quality control and financial analysis to bar manual development and signature drink creation.

SWOT Analysis Consulting

Cayuga Consultants help to identify and assess opportunities within existing operations and analyze competitive environments to bring your operation greater success. Our advisors will also evaluate and recommend technology solutions and guide marketing and sales efforts. Let one of our consultants analyze your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Food and Beverage Marketing Consulting

Marketing your food and beverage business today is more important than ever. Our consultants are experts in helping hotel event and meeting space, bars and restaurants getting noticed in a competitive market. Our F&B marketing advisors can align with sales and marketing teams for greatest impact. Get help with everything from branding, website development and digital marketing to social media to PR.

Private and Country Club Consulting

Find a country club consultant who can help your establishment increase profits. Our advisors are experts in bringing growth by using modern methods used in private clubs addressing the increase of productivity, lowering costs, employee development, and much more. We can also analyze recreation concessions and member events management.

Our Food & Beverage Consultants

John Berndt

Senior advisor for multi-use projects for International brands, independent owners/developers on hospitality operations,

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Jim Lopolito

Jim Lopolito

Jim is a veteran of the restaurant, country club, catering & concert industries offering expert assistance with club management consulting, restaurant consulting, and other foodservice development.

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Stacy Moore

Foodservice expert specializing in airports and other non-traditional venues, Stacy assists clients with performance analysis and strategy development.

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Preston Rideout

Preston Rideout

My name is Preston Rideout. I'm a nightclub and bar consultant and expert witness with twenty-two years experience opening and operating venues across the United States, Bahamas, and Mexico.

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Frank Schuetzendorf

Food & Beverage professional, focusing on operational design, service excellence and customer experience mapping. Senior Lecturer at Glion Institute of Higher Education + Essec Business School, Paris.

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Jeffrey Simon

Foodservice Design and Design/Build Services in US and with experience on five continents, since 1897.

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Alan Someck

An expert witness for the hospitality industry, providing consulting and testimony drawing from 32 years as a successful restaurant operator, full service consultant, food product developer & trainer.

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Peter Van Allen

I help hotels develop guest-centric pricing of non-rooms services – parking, restaurant/bar, spa & ancillaries – to increase profit & guest satisfaction for the entire hotel.

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