Our Restaurant and Catering Consultancy Division offers a wide variety of services to the restaurant and catering industry. Having been involved with restaurants for more 20 years, we have been able to tailor a full menu of services to meet the needs of restaurants, hotels and other catering businesses.
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- Start up advice - Assisting with initial concepts
- Business Plans - Converting ideas into a business plan (Skeleton Business Plan)
- Raising finance - All types of finance can be sourced including equity; Venture Capital and Debt
- Corporate Structure - Selecting the most appropriate trading vehicle
- Pre-opening implementation - Reporting, training and control systems
- Monthly/Quarterly accounting - Production of up to date management accounts and specific Key Performance Indicators
- Annual Accounting and Auditing - Production of statutory accounts and audits where required
- Payroll services - Weekly/monthly payroll processing
- Operational Services - On-premises operational evaluation - Supply chain related problems - Suppliers review - Food cost analysis - Usage and wastage - Kitchen control - POS system and contract review - Specialised and tailored spreadsheets for daily control - Cash control systems - Budgets and forecasts
- Customer Feedback Systems - Mystery shopping; focus groups and in store forms
- Staff Training - Service and sales training
- Recruiting and Induction - Recruitment, interview, induction and training
- Specialist management consultancy - Increasing revenue - Specialist marketing - Customer feedback - Mystery shopping - Pricing - Margin analysis - Wages analysis - Bonus schemes
- Valuations - Share valuations; minority interests; Share Options; Disputes; disposals
- Strategic advice - Strategic plans; franchising; multiple and roll-out strategies
- Taxation - Full taxation compliance service
- PAYE and Investigations - Full service including quantifying and negotiating settlements
- VAT - VAT advice and assistance with investigations
- Service charges and Troncs - Advice on alternative methods for dealing with service charges and Troncs
- Selling your business - Finding a buyer - Valuation and pricing - Structure of the deal - Taxation implications - Negotiations and agreements
- Specialist introductions to:- - Solicitors - Licensing specialists - Till systems - Food and beverage suppliers - Stock Takers - Specialist recruitment agencies
Our Restaurant Sector Team
Our team comprises individuals who have extensive experience in the restaurant sector both operationally and as external consultants. The team is led by Howard Graham, a Chartered Accountant and Management Consultant with over 20 years’ experience in helping restaurant owners to grow and develop their businesses.
Clients over the years have included:-
Pizza Express; Belgo; Cucina; Schnecker; KFC; French House Dining Room; Sonny's; Stephen Bull; Singapura; The Wharf; Rowleys; Extra Time; Coffee Arabica; Banners; Ichizen.
For further information, contact Nicola Pearson: firstname.lastname@example.org telephone number 0207 553 7165.