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As a restaurant startup, operations, and branding consultant, The Gilkey Restaurant Consulting Group can help make your restaurant perform and thrive like never before. From initial concept feasibility to brand development and cultivation all the way to opening day, The Gilkey Restaurant Consulting Group has worked with more than 150 restaurant companies and independent operators across the United States. Over the course of our career, we have collaborated with restaurant operators in all industry segments and categories, from fast food to luxury, from mom and pop single location dinners to international renown brands with hundreds of locations. Our decades of experience as restaurant startup consultants has prepared us to help make your restaurant the best it can be, from concept to menu creation to financial assessments and optimization. If your restaurant is in need, Gilkey Restaurant Consulting can help!

In fact, during our 30 years in business, our company has helped dozens of brands help improve their restaurants. From turnaround services that can help your financial statements get back in the black to total turnkey solutions that can assist in building the brand from concept to reality, we’ve assisted restaurants, bakeries, cafes, hotels, theaters, and corporate brands from across the country cultivate their business and thrive with our restaurant operations consultant services. Any industry, any cuisine, any scope… we can help!

If you need a restaurant startup consultant to help get your big idea off the ground, or you are an industry veteran looking to improve your established brand, The Gilkey Restaurant Consulting Group can help. We feel honored to work with these companies as a restaurant branding consultant and take great pride in the relationships we have built and look forward to working with you. Browse the organizations we have worked with below, and view a sample of our work on the left-hand side. Interested in working with us, or want to know what we can do for your brand? Contact us today to begin the process!

Restaurants:

  1. 5 POINT CAFÉ – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  2. ASIA RIM SUSHI COMPANY – BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA
  3. KIGO KITCHENS – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  4. KINCAID’S – BURLINGAME, CALIFORNIA
  5. ETHAN STOWELL RESTAURANTS – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  6. EZELL’S FAMOUS CHICKEN – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  7. HOMEFIELD GRILL – AUSTIN, TEXAS
  8. BOTTEGA LOUIELOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA
  9. CUTTER’S CRAB HOUSE – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  10. LAS VEGAS
  11. LEE ANN CHIN’S ASIAN TO GO – MINNEAPOLI,S MINNESOTA
  12. LOCAL 360 – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  13. LOST LAKE CAFÉ – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  14. LU LU CRAFT BAR & KITCHEN – RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
  15. MAMA STORTINI’S – PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON
  16. MATT’S RANCHO MARTINEZ DALLAS TEXAS
  17. ON THE BORDER – DALLAS TEXAS
  18. PACIFIC GRILL – TACOMA, WASHINGTON
  1. PALISADES – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  2. PALLINO PASTARIA – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  3. PALOMINO – SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
  4. PIZZA BANK – BOTHELL, WASHINGTON
  5. SIMON AND SEAFORT’S – ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
  6. SKATE’S ON THE BAY – BERKELY, CALIFORNIA
  7. STILLWATER FISH HOUSE – WHITEFISH, MONTANA
  8. TAPROCK NORTHWEST GRILLPORTLAND, OREGON
  9. TAVA INDIAN KITCHEN – PALO, ALTO CALIFORNIA
  10. TBONZ RESTAURANT GROUP – CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
  11. THE PIZZA BANK – BOTHELL, WASHINGTON
  12. VIVO 53 – BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON
  13. WHITEY’S PIZZERIA – CORAL, PENNSYLVANIA
  14. YUMITOGO – DALLAS, TEXAS
  15. RUBY’S DINER – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  16. TARBELL MANAGEMENT GROUP – HOGANSBURG, NEW YORK
  17. TRELLIS – KIRKLAND, WASHINGTON

Bakeries and Cafés:

  1. AUSTIN CAKE BALL – AUSTIN, TEXAS
  2. BOTTEGA LOUIELOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA
  3. BELLE EPICUREAN – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  4. CHEESECAKE CONNECTION – DENVER, COLORADO
  5. URTH CAFFELOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Hotels, Casinos and Resorts:

  1. PRINCESS CRUISES – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  2. HOLLAND AMERICA – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  3. INTERSTATE HOTELS & RESORTS – WASHINGTON, DC
  4. 7 CEDARS CASINO AND RESORT – SEQUIM WASHINGTON
  5. BARONY HOTELS SHANGHAI – SHANGHAI, CHINA
  6. BUFFALO RUN CASINO – MIAMI, OKLAHOMA
  7. HEATHMAN HOTEL – KIRKAND, WASHINGTON

Corporate, Education and Government:

  1. AMAZON – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  2. ALASKA RAILROAD CORPORATION – ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
  3. BOEING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  4. GCI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION – ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
  5. GUEST SERVICES – RAINIER NATIONAL PARK
  6. MG HERRING PROPERTIESDALLAS TEXAS
  7. SEATTLE PARKS DEPARTMENT – SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
  8. TOMPKINS COURTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE – ITHACA, NEW YORK
  9. EMERALD HEIGHTS – REDMOND, WASHINGTON
  10. PORT OF EVERETT – WATERFORD PLACE, EVERETT WASHINGTON

Theatres and Entertainment:

  1. ENVISION CINEMA BAR & GRILLE – BLUE ASH, OHIO
  2. FLIX BREWHOUSE – AUSTIN, TEXAS
  3. AMAZING JAKE’S – MESA, ARIZONA
  4. TOP HAT LOUNGE – MISSOULA, MONTANA
  5. RIVERBOAT DISCOVERY – FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

Wholesale:

  1. POP GOURMET – KENT, WASHINGTON