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Kezner Consulting Group is passionate about helping restaurants and hospitality businesses thrive. With over 100 years of combined restaurant consulting experience and a deep understanding of the challenges you face, we are your trusted partner on the journey to success. Our mission is simple: to provide tailored solutions that elevate your business and drive sustainable growth.

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Our Process

At the heart of our restaurant consulting company lies a commitment to customization. We understand that every restaurant and hospitality business is unique, each with its own set of challenges and opportunities. That’s why our first step is to meet with you and thoroughly assess your needs. We believe that the key to success lies in understanding your specific circumstances.

During our initial consultation, we will engage with you to gain insights into your goals, vision, and pain points. This collaborative process allows us to create a plan that aligns perfectly with your objectives. Whether you’re launching a new restaurant, looking to revamp an existing establishment, or seeking expert guidance, we have you covered.

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Our Services

Kezner Consulting offers a comprehensive range of restaurant consultancy services designed to address the diverse needs of our clients. Our goal is to provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in a competitive industry. Here are some of the services we offer:

Menu Development

Our ambition is to curate a menu that mirrors your restaurant’s unique spirit, seamlessly blending culinary elegance with savvy business acumen. We strive to present offerings that not only resonate with your patrons but also elevate your brand’s stature.

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Restaurant Evaluation

Our comprehensive evaluation services provide you with a detailed analysis of your restaurant’s performance. We assess everything from customer service and menu offerings to financial health and staff management.

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Feasibility Studies

We assist in the financial planning of your restaurant, helping you create accurate proformas and restaurant feasibility studies. These essential documents will guide your investment decisions and financial forecasting.

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Real Estate and Developer Support

In the dynamic world of real estate development, the integration of food and beverage (F&B) services is a critical component for success.

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Bar Consulting

Elevate your bar with Kezner Consulting’s bar consulting services. From operational analysis to customized strategy development and implementation, we offer comprehensive support to create unforgettable experiences that drive revenue.

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Hospitality Consulting

Hospitality isn’t just part of the service industry; it’s the soul of every memorable encounter and the driving force behind customer loyalty. It’s what sets a business apart in an industry saturated with choices.

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Food & Beverage Consulting

Staying ahead is pivotal in an industry where food and beverage standards are continually evolving. Our food and beverage consultants are at the forefront of the culinary world, bringing innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of each establishment.

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Cost of Goods Improvement

Controlling the cost of goods is crucial for profitability. We utilize our propriety tools and proven problem-solving methods to help you find and permanently fix any of your elevated Cost of Goods categories.

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Labor Cost Consulting

Labor costs can significantly impact your bottom line. We provide insights and strategies to manage labor costs effectively while maintaining service quality.

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Operations Consulting

Efficient and well-documented operating procedures are the backbone of a successful restaurant. We help you establish and optimize your processes to enhance productivity and consistency.

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Restaurant Opening Consulting

Planning to open a new restaurant? We offer expert guidance from concept development to launch, ensuring a smooth and successful opening.

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Turnaround Consulting

Our seasoned restaurant turnaround consultants act as mentors, providing ongoing support and guidance. We work closely with you to identify areas for improvement and implement effective strategies.

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Menu Engineering

In the field of menu engineering, we specialize in strategically redesigning menus for increased profitability and customer satisfaction.

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Service Training

Our team of experts has extensive experience in the restaurant industry. We offer specialized service training programs that cover various aspects of restaurant management, from front-of-house operations to kitchen management.

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Your Success Is Our Priority

Industries We Serve

Kezner Consulting Group proudly serves a variety of industries within the hospitality sector. Our expertise extends to:

Wine Bar Consultants

With over 16 years of opening and managing wine bars, Kezner Consulting has a nuanced understanding of wine bar operations. Our wine bar consultants have specialized expertise to enhance the ambiance, selection, and service of these establishments. Our team is adept at creating an environment where a wine bar stands out for its curated offerings, knowledgeable staff, and engaging atmosphere. We commit to positioning a wine bar for success by crafting a unique narrative that resonates with both wine enthusiasts and those just starting their journey into the world of wine.

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Italian Restaurant Consulting

Italian cuisine, celebrated for its flavorful diversity and emphasis on fresh ingredients, deserves a specialized approach to restaurant management. Kezner Consulting’s expertise lies in honing the modern Italian dining experience, ensuring operational excellence, menu integrity, and engaging customer service. Our Italian Restaurant Consulting prioritizes establishing a distinctive identity for Italian restaurants that captivates both connoisseurs and casual diners, leading them to success and prominence in the culinary world.

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Winery Food & Beverage Consulting

Winery restaurants and tasting rooms are essential in defining the visitor experience and are integral to the winery’s brand as well as on-premises sales. Our winery food and beverage consulting services focus on optimizing these experiences, ensuring the culinary offerings match the winery’s brand and quality. The objective is to craft dining and tasting experiences that resonate with the winery’s identity, enhance revenue, and create a unique and memorable experience.

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Golf/Country Clubs

The food and beverage sector is a cornerstone of the golf and country club experience, serving as a reflection of the club’s prestige and commitment to excellence. Our consulting services are centered on enhancing this critical department, with the aim of refining menu selections, improving service standards, and boosting financial performance. We are dedicated to ensuring that the culinary experience is on par with the sophistication of the golf and country club setting.

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New Restaurant Consulting

Embarking on the journey of launching a new restaurant is an exciting but challenging endeavor, requiring a comprehensive approach to planning and execution. With a focus on providing our clients with everything they need, our restaurant startup consulting services are tailored to guide restaurateurs through the multiple decisions and actions that shape the future of a successful dining establishment. From conceptualization to the grand opening, your restaurant startup consultant will ensure every facet of your business reflects your vision and operational excellence.

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Existing Restaurant Consulting

Is something not right in your business? Is your bottom line not where it should be? Is your employee turnover too high? We can help. As one of the top restaurant consultancy firms, Kezner Consulting Group specializes in helping restaurants diagnose and improve all aspects of their operation with our restaurant and bar consulting services.

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Case Studies

At Kezner Consulting our commitment to excellence is unwavering. We are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals and unlock the full potential of your business. With our customized restaurant consultancy approach, comprehensive services, and industry expertise, we are your partner for success in the restaurant and hospitality world.

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The Allister Restaurant Story

Transforming Challenges into Opportunities with Expert Guidance

Allister Restaurant, a soon-to-be culinary gem in Mercer Island, embarked on its journey under the guidance of Sara and Ian McAllister.

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