Hospitality Consultants – A Boon for Restaurateurs

Want to own your very own chain of restaurants? Now that the recession has begin to draw to a close the market has opened up many opportunities to open your own restaurant business. A recent NRA report stated that total industry sales in 2011 will increase by 604 billion dollars! And with the fact that there is ample commercial real estate available now is a good time to consider opening your own business.

Opening a restaurant is not to be taken lightly. Done correctly they take a lot of careful planning. There are countless details such as selection of a suitable location, creating a unique brand, hiring a talented management team and staff, developing the right menu, developing great food and beverage to be served, and so on. But before that all begins you first must raise enough capital so that your project can e properly created take-off for the pilot stage.

If you are new to the market and you approach a bank or an investment firm with a plan, there are high chances of being rejected. After all, they don’t know you, so why will they invest money in your business? This is where hospitality consultants will step in to help you out. They will help you to prepare a dynamic project proposal, which will be extremely useful to you for roping in investors. Apart from that, they will help you to choose a suitable location too.

If you are clueless about planning the kind of menu that will attract customers to your establishment, then it is a must for you to engage the service of food service consultants. They possess the knowledge and expertise that is needed for menu planning. They will be able to tell you exactly about the type of cuisine that will bring back customers and also the beverages (both hard and soft) that you should keep in stock.

Looking for restaurant consultants? With the Internet on your fingertips, the task is not a difficult one at all. Once you enter the query on a search engine, there are numerous results that will pop up on the screen. You can compare and contrast between various firms and then choose one that you feel is the most suitable for your purpose. You can also call firms to find out more about their services and then select one that comes within your budget. Get your project up and running; you will surely not regret your decision to consult them.

Gilkey Restaurant Consulting is well established, high quality firm of proven hospitality consultants.

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