Incorporating appropriate systems throughout a restaurant or food service outlet allows for streamlined operations with measurable financial results and successfully executed day-to-day operations require sound management. Forefront Hospitality can provide you the piece of mind that your business is running efficiently and effectively from day one.

Forefront Hospitality designs and implements systems for day-to-day operations that cover front of house, back office, front desk, bar, service/training, line prep, and receiving programs. Where your business is weak, we work to repair, strengthen, and improve it. Each operation is measured against our foundational standards, allowing us to engineer profitable systems that deliver on your bottom line.



With over 50 years of combined experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry we understand how to achieve success and
create a business strategy that can accomplish your objectives. If you are struggling with success, consider asking one of our associates to come and examine your business. As a result of our business review, we will identify and prioritize your opportunities, provide solutions, and outline a strategy for your business.

We have the experience and understanding to train you how to implement these proven management systems and see quick results.


Knowing how to open a restaurant requires an enormous amount of knowledge and know-how that even the most experienced restaurateur or manager might find daunting. Our team has the professional industry expertise to guide you on starting a restaurant through every step, with a comprehensive checklist that covers every area from logistics to operations, and from food to front of house.

During start-up, Forefront will evaluate the feasibility of your concept and location to ensure the protection of your investment. A well-conceived feasibility study and business plan provides your team the confidence to avoid crucial missteps and financial losses. Let us help craft your business plan and start your business on a successful path.


We assist operators with every phase of the pre-opening process to ensure they’re on schedule with a plan that works.

Management Services May Include:

• Design and Construction Consultation
• Manage Opening Budget
• Maintain Project Schedule
• Develop Operating Procedures
• Create Staff Training Materials
• Purveyor Selection and Product Specs
• Pre-Opening Marketing Planning


With much more than just naming dishes on a menu, our chefs work with clients to develop new items, provide recipes, costing analysis, sourcing insight and direction, and train kitchen teams on preparation and service procedures so your guests can enjoy the best of what you have to offer.

Our approach in developing innovative menus is to focus on creating food with integrity, food with honesty and food that is highly crave-able.


Original, unique, attention-getting, profitable; everyone wants these qualities and more in a successful food and beverage operation. It’s great to have fabulous food, but business is business. If the overall concept doesn’t work from top to bottom, then all you’re left with is just great food.

We are industry leaders in the development of new concepts that are grabbing headlines, winning awards, drawing crowds, and delivering on the bottom line. From start-ups and business plans to repositioning and opening the third, fourth or fifth iterations of a concept Forefront Hospitality has the experince for the job.



We consider advertising, buzz strategies, events, outreach, promotions, media targeting, social media, digital communications, and more among the tools to gain the most success in any food service operation.

Our marketing team develops top line plans for implementation and execution by in-house resources (or through a local agency) to meet your business needs.

Ready to talk? Contact us at 847.644.1975 or email at for more details!