HR . Staffing . SOPs.

  • Staffing and HR compliance: Creating new Kitchen staffing structure (types of positions, quantities of each, scheduling), job listings/postings, interviews including cooking interview, kitchen employee compensation, and benefits package assistance (positioning benefits to create highest perceived opportunity, horizontal team structure)

  • Navigating Service Included versus state dictated tips structure for compliance¬†

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) development: including certifications, BOH presentation, food safety compliance, station safety, cleanliness, setup and breakdown, and communication on the line and between BOH and FOH

  • Systems integration and management (vendor to inventory, inventory to service programs, inventory to P&L)

  • Screening, selecting, and onboarding culinary interns (including program management and compliance with university programs)

  • FOH and BOH safety compliance and health inspection course corrections

.Menus . Recipes . Training.

  • Menu theme and dish development and refresh

  • Plating, styling, and food photography (includes both stylings for service as well as marketing shoots for online/print)

  • Recipe development, testing, consistency-building, cataloging/indexing, and organization

  • Growing ingredients onsite

  • Recipe costing, inventory management, and automation

.Management . Growth . Strategy.

  • BOH operations: efficiency optimization and space maximization (includes audits of walk-in fridge and freezer with cataloging options)

  • New program development (for businesses looking to add a shift or service beyond current offerings)

  • Cross house collaboration: getting FOH and BOH to speak the same language

  • Special event consulting: industry collaboration dinners including menu development, end to end event conception, coordination, and execution (inclusive of both business side as well as all cooking and BOH/FOH execution)

  • Vendor management and organization, including price negotiation and vendor consolidation or expansion

  • Business and marketing: inbound versus outbound marketing strategy

  • Annual marketing flow, calendar, and task management (can include additional consulting for blog posts, social content creation, and how-to guides if needed)