Providing operations and growth related consulting to: Restaurants, Hotels, Convention
Centers, Casinos, Country Clubs, Cafeterias, Stadiums, Parks and Airports.
Chris has 40 years of service in the Hospitality Industry as a designer, developer,
owner and operator. He graduated from Phoenix College after completing Food Service
Management and moved to Houston, Texas where he assisted in the rapid expansion
of a casual family restaurant chain.
Later, Chris founded his first restaurant company and expanded it into a small
regional chain. He has developed award winning restaurants and provided assistance
to many airport, park, theatres and retail center developers. Chris consults on
operational, development, and growth related matters with a variety of chains (franchisors
and franchisees) and independent operators.
He teaches courses in "Opening Restaurants" and Proper Growth Strategies at the
University of Houston Small Business Development Center. Chris writes regularly
for Restaurant Startup & Growth and has been featured in various other trade publications.
He is a guest speaker for a variety of hospitality meetings, seminars and as a participant
in industry workshops. Chris is currently providing one-day seminars on restaurant
operations and growth strategies throughout the United States and Mexico.
- Finance Planning (merger-acquisition)
- Business Valuations
- Operations (policies and procedures)
- Management and Staff Handling (labor related)
- Safety, Sanitation and Food Handling
- Franchise Development and Field Services