How We Help Clients

Our clients are typically: investors, shareholders, attorneys, management consulting firms, franchisee associations, franchisees, lenders, franchisors and other restaurant operators and other organizations who need detailed restaurant space perspective.

How we  can help:

Typical Engagement Purpose and Value to Client
Restaurant  business topics analysis, review, research and forensic investigation.

Brand assessment review and due diligence.

Analysis and advisory for buyers and sellers of all sorts, including  private equity, hedge funds, franchisees, strategic buyers and other buyers of a restaurant brand, region, market  or group of units. Identify the fundamentals and business drivers and ditch the fluff.
Restaurant strategy, operations and financial management research and investigations.


Corporate organization (G&A) review and optimization.

To discover the “most correct “restaurant brand earnings and economics potential for investors, consulting firms, law firms, and buyside/sell side investment banking firms.

SWOT and gap analysis of corporate departments to determine most efficient organization.

Restaurant litigation expert witness. Typically for shareholder disputes, franchisor and franchisee matters, lost profits, SEC10B5  earnings disclosure matters, vendor disputes, wage and hour, landlord/tenant issues. Provides detailed expert report, discovery advice, deposition and trial appearance. For both plaintiffs and defendants.

To improve the case, provide subject matter expertise  to contribute to the ultimately win for the client.

Revenue, cost, earnings and capital spending (CAPEX) analysis. To create  the supportable data and perspectives for operator corrective action process. To create more meaningful metrics for incentive plans and planning.

For hedge fund, private equity and family business office investors to define the outcome ranges and get the investment decision right.


Sales, revenue, price, menu mix  review. Marketing plan analysis and reviews to determine the true ROI of marketing campaigns.
Franchise standards and practices. Identification of best practices for expanding franchisors and franchisees, for expert litigation engagements.
Restaurant business valuations and fairness opinions. To identify the defined and proper value ranges of the business to buy or sell.
Restaurant margin enhancements, theoretical food cost and labor cost control systems. For clients to implement cost savings programs.
Restaurant supply chain analysis. Identification of most efficient and reliable  structure.