KEYSTONE HOSPITALITY SOLUTIONS
KEYSTONE HOSPITALITY SOLUTIONS SERVICES
Keystone Hospitality Solutions provides full service restaurant consulting, from concept development through launch. This includes business plans, branding, menu development, site selection, staff training, facility design, financial set up and investment strategies. For the past 32 years, KHS has worked with an extensive network of industry professionals that we bring to our projects. Our goal with every project is to fully commit our expertise to support the vision and success of our clients. Our President, Alan Someck, has operated restaurants for 25 years, taught culinary management for the past 10 years and has consulted on a broad range of concepts from fast casual to full service restaurants. In addition, for the past 4 years, Alan has developed a thriving expert witness practice focusing on the hospitality industry (visiit www.restaurantexpertwitnessalansomeck.com for detailed information)..
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Business Plans: Create and review
Branding and Marketing: Comprehensive plan and strategies
Menu Development: Recipes, costing and presentation
Site Selection: Location research and lease negotiations
Staff Training: Staff hiring, training, handbooks and scheduling.
Facility Design: Work with architect, kitchen designer and contractor
Financial Setup: Capital budget, income/profit projections
Investment Strategies: Investment offerings
Technology: Latest technology for operations and profitability
Executive Coaching: One on one leadership coaching
Expert Witness: For a variety of cases involving restaurant operations
SOME OF OUR CLIENTS
BRINE INDIANA CATERING CIRCA HOULIHAN'S
FARINOLIO ITALIAN BAKERY ANCOLIE BLINI
MOLLAGA INDIAN GRILL BAR and GIRL
CORK SARA SNACKER MILL RIVER CLUB
ELAINES ASIAN BISTRO GUSTORGANICS BLOOMZ
RUSTICA LOUNGE LIV BREADS HR SINGLETON'S
LIV NUTFREE BAKERY WINE BAR NYC ANGEL FISH
RAVAGH RISING BEAR PORT BEER
UPSTATE TABLE GREENBERG'S BAKERY
Keystone Hospitality Solutions was founded to support restaurant entrepreneurs fulfill their dreams in a very treacherous and risky industry. More than ever, entrepreneurs need sound guidance in developing and running their food concepts. The pressures from controlling food and labor costs to rising real estate in an environment that is highly competitive and dramatically changing demands that restaurant owners be capable of effectively managing all the forces that can determine their success. KHS has the knowledge, ability and strategic resources to be a critical partner for those seeking restaurant success.
Over the past 36 years, Alan Someck has been an industry leader in adapting food trends while incorporating highly cost effective operational strategies. He has a comprehensive understanding of the complex issues that lead to restaurant success coupled with the ability to work closely with a client's unique needs. Contact us to see how KHS can help you realize your future.
Commitment to Excellence and Your Success
Business Plans: KHS can create a professional business plan for you or guide you through the process. We also provide pitch decks for investors and landlords.
Branding and Marketing: We will help you develop a comprehensive and strategic marketing plan that promotes your brand through a variety of channels such as social media, public relations, website and print. We help with logo, all graphic design and photography.
Menu Development: With our chef consultants, you create a compelling and unique menu that promotes your concept, is cost effective and features any standards you may want such as gluten free, organic, locally sourced etc.
Site Selection: We partner with restaurant brokers and attorneys to insure you find a well positioned and affordable location with favorable lease terms.
Staff Training: KHS helps select and fully train staff for opening and beyond including legal and strategic hiring practices, orientation, ongoing performance reviews.
Facility Design: KHS works with your architect, kitchen designer, contractor and local zoning and building departments to insure a high quality design that meets your budget requirements.
Financial Set Up: We will develop all pre-opening financial models including capital budget and profit and loss projections. In addition, we will set up your financial and reporting system with manageable controls and bring in an accountant and payroll services.
Investment Strategy: KHS will help you develop a quality investment offering and work with you to present a professional pitch to investors as well as protective partnership agreements.
Technology: We have access to the latest industry technology in kiosks, POS systems, purchasing and inventory management, employee management and financial controls and reports.
Executive Coaching: KHS provides one to one coaching to support your entrepreneurial success. We help with strategic advice for growth and efficient operations as well as aid in creating professional and personal balance in a very stressful industry.
Expert Witness: KHS can be of assistance in a variety of legal cases including food and restaurant safety, employment law, wage and tipping, HR issues and financial damage analysis.
Feature Articles by Alan Someck
Transformational Leadership in the Restaurant Industry
Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry: Pervasive and Preventable
Restaurant and Hotel Safety: Keys to Preventing Accidents and Incidents
The Restaurant Food Safety Challenge: Failure Is Not an Option