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Independent management consultants specializing in the restaurant industry

Umbrex is the fastest, most reliable way to find the right independent management consultant for a project in the restaurant industry. Over 90% of our restaurant practice consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have experience in industry roles.

Examples of how we help restaurant industry clients

For leading multinational hotel company, developed growth strategy and roll-out plan for franchised restaurant concepts.

Led PE firm’s plans to sell a £500M pizza chain.

For Fortune 1000 company, instituted advanced, flexible simulation techniques to drive total restaurant optimization including-in-store processes, kitchen technology integration, and restaurant design.

Achieved €2.2M cost savings on ingredients in France and Spain markets for a Fortune 1000 restaurant corporation.

For a leading restaurant chain, informed the food delivery strategy by researching the competitive and 3rd party delivery partner landscape. Recommendation led to the development of a profitable delivery capability.

Advised a quick-casual restaurant chain on menu design, price tiering, and add-on pricing to achieve 170 basis point improvement in EBITDA.

Restaurant industry experience at top firms such as:

President, Iberia

Director, Market Strategy & Planning


Sr. Director


Global Strategy Director

Design Strategist


Go-To-Market Project Management

Head, Global Engineering

What clients say

Insights on the restaurant industry from our podcast:​


Keith Durst, Designing Food and Beverage programs at NYC Landmark Destinations

Keith Durst


Food Industry Consultant

Stan Sagner


Feeding a Community

Kim Calichio


Food Safety

Austin Publicover

Insights on the Restaurant industry from our members:

Useful resources on the Restaurant industry recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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