Think.Eat.Drink catering consultants advise and support a vast array of businesses by helping them to think way beyond their menus with different levels of hospitality consultancy.

Catering consultants helping hospitality, catering, restaurant, cafes and 'pop up' business's of all sizes with years of project & operational experience

Click on the links below to see a selection of some of the projects we have been involved in:

  • AREAS WHERE WE CAN HELP!

    • Concept – creating your new food and drink idea
    • Market Research – in-depth study of your new concept idea
    • Feasibility Study – is there a need/desire for your new business
    • Competitive analysis – who, where, price, etc
    • Full business plan – a full detailed plan for your new food business
    • Financial analysis layouts v costs v business aspirations/projections, cost per head, etc
    • Location study – Where, market, concept fit, etc? High Street or destination site?
    • Understanding your future customers journey / experience
    • Overview of the master design, via the F&B concept – mood boards, graphics, logo, etcLegal requirements to launch your new business concept – planning, licences, etc
      • Design & Build or Design then Build? One company to deliver your project?
      • Front of house design – layout, look, feel, ambiance, lighting, etc
      • Back of house design – layout, kitchen ergonomics, equipment needs, costing, legal, etc
      • General front of house layout – best practice
      • Space efficiency – FOH, BOH, storage, etc
    • Master project plan management
    • Site build and site delivery
      • Timelines
      • Costing & payments
      • Key milestones
    • Key equipment sourced:
      • Mechanical & Electrical (M&E)
      • EPOS – all areas
      • CCTV & Security
      • WiFi – Slash, data capture, etc
      • Kitchen – specialist menu needs, core key equipment
      • Restaurant – Feature light, lighting, M&E, etc
    • Defining & finalising your food & drink offer
    • Fixtures, Furnishings & Electrical finalised
      • Pricing costing finalised with policies
      • Signature dishes
      • Key customer target market for the concept – who, spent, etc
      • Best route to market – offer, style, presentation, etc
    • Social Media management & PR (Public Relations) – pre launch
    • Human Resources – Process’s and application, staff handbooks, etc
    • Legal process for your new employees - Health & Safety, Fire, First Aid, ect
    • Job descriptions – All levels – Waiters, chefs, management, etc
    • Key suppliers & procurement
      • Energy – Who, how much, tips
      • Legal – insurance, etc
      • Sustainable, local, seasonal, etc
      • Food & Drink
    • Finding your key employees – how, where, costs, etc
    • Recruitment of key staff – General Manager – Head Chef
    • Training your key management & senior staff
    • Recruitment your junior employees
    • Managing customer expectations – from menus, first impressions to complaints to leaving the premises
    • Training & coaching for your new staff:
      • General – food and drink menus
      • Company ethos and concept – Local, seasonality, sustainability, etc
      • Customer expectations
    • Customer service & journey
    • Suggestive selling technique
    • Marketing strategy & promotion of your business
    • The Grand Launch of your new concept
    • Front of house management
    • Kitchen day to day operational management
    • Front of house day to day operational management controls
    • Sustaining your business on an ongoing bases
    • Scalability – rolling out your concept
    • Insider trends, ongoing marketing, creating stories & on going advice & support

We can implement many simple operational solutions that will help you become more knowledgeable, profitable, responsible and environmentally aware.

Think.Eat.Drink - Your first choice catering consultants

We are award-winning...

'The Green Award 2008' British Hospitality Association

'Social Enterprise of the Year 2007' Renewal and Regeneration Awards

'Observer food Awards - ‘Best New Restaurant in Great Britain 2007’ '

'National Restaurant Awards 2009 – ‘Sustainable Restaurant of the Year 2009'

Theme Magazine Restaurant & Bar Awards - ‘Best New Restaurant in U.K 2008’

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34b York Way
London
N1 9AB

T: +44 (0) 20 7113 4221
E: info@thinkeatdrink.co.uk

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