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Venue Management and Event Consulting Services

With over 50 years of combined experience in the hospitality & events industry, and half of those years as business owners, we have become event venue management consulting partners to individuals, other businesses and organizations seeking our services, advice or counsel on various projects. Our deep network of colleagues in all facets of our industry across the county is part of our strength. We are thoughtful, engaging and genuinely interested in your experience. If you are interested in our collective expertise as an event venue management consulting partner to come alongside your next endeavor, please contact us for more details.

Event venue management consulting

 

Event venue management consulting

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Menu creation & food costing
  • Wedding-specific catering & production
  • Event sales strategies
  • Venue policy and procedure development
  • Farm to Table food sourcing
  • Staff training manual & handbook creation
  • Client contact workflows
  • Mindful event layout & floorplans
  • Building a vendor team
  • MLCC regulations for venues and events
  • Recipe development
  • Mobile kitchen equipment & layout
  • Sales collateral creation
  • Front of House event production schedules
  • Back of House event production schedules
  • Creative event & networking concepts
  • Health Department regulations
  • Covid-19 documentation
  • Zero waste event management
  • Code and zoning compliance

 

Please note that we are a project-by-project consultancy. We will meet with you to determine the scope and rigors of the project, and to fully understand your concerns and objectives. If we feel we are a good fit, we will prepare a proposal for you based on your specific set of circumstances and goals. Our collaborative project proposals start at $2,000, and our fixed hourly consultation rate is $75. Services are rendered after a contract has been signed and 50% non-refundable retainer is secured.

Culinary and Event Freelance Services

Looking for skilled team members for your next food related project? On and off site catering, on-location team management, cooking for media production, remote kitchen set up, and logistics are just some of the services in our wheelhouse. We’ve produced food in private homes, office buildings, farm fields, deserts, beaches, art galleries, TV & film production sets, riverbanks, duck clubs, fishing and hunting camps, and just about everywhere in between. Jobs can be as simple as coming alongside another caterer who needs help with a big event, to a cooking for a multiple day wilderness trip. We enjoy working in new environments and find the rigors of freelance event work to be a welcome challenge. Please contact us to learn more about our freelance capabilities.

Areas of Expertise:

 

  • Remote location catering logistics
  • Food production for media photo shoots
  • Prop sourcing and styling for shoots
  • Tablescape and decor sourcing
  • Food production for film production

  • Multiple day catering production schedules
  • Fixed kitchen layout and construction plan
  • Auxiliary crew for large events
  • Location scouting for lifestyle shoots
  • Food based project administrative assistance