Qude Food Consulting has completed a number of varied projects in the branded restaurant and foodservice sectors on behalf of major international corporate clients, smaller scale businesses, product & marketing agencies and investment banks, including::
Market entry feasibility and planning
Introduction of a well established US restaurant brand into the UK market, advising on supply chain, property requirements and legal & business compliance issues.
Business & Strategic reviews
Strategic review and business proposal, including M&A options, to expand the UK hot and cold beverage foodservice business of a major food & drinks conglomerate.
Strategic business review of a franchised food kiosk business in Poland on behalf of a major European investment bank.
Commercial due diligence support of a QSR business in Russia & Central Europe on behalf of a UK and international venture capital firm.
Strategic review of a long established restaurant chain resulting in a complete overhaul of the business helping to turn around the business from a loss situation to a very healthy EBITDA performance.
Market & Consumer Insights
Improvement of a customer satisfaction monitoring programme for a leading UK contract catering company.
Setup market insights and consumer based product development systems to underpin growth for a major UK & EU food brand.
Retail Concept & Product Development
Creation and implementation, redefining a Home Delivery service into a Casual Dining chain.
Concept Development work leading to a blueprint for a contemporary English Tea Shop operation within a leading UK specialist retailer.
Product Quality, R&D and Supply Chain
Global review of supply quality management systems to improve quality & safety compliance and risk management for a major international chain restaurant player.
Retail & Foodservice Operations
Full review and specific operations recommendations for a newly acquired brand on behalf of a quoted restaurant group.
Retail Market Development
Creation of a franchising program for a restaurant chain and for a fast growing Karaoke Bar company.
New business development for two marketing services companies covering sensory product development and marketing POS systems.