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Restaurants

CSG’s internationally renowned restaurant consultants have over 15 years of experience in restaurant concept development. We can turn your restaurant dreams into a reality. Let us assist you in design direction, menu development, recipe standardization, operations manuals and staff screening and training. Our management team uses a hands-on approach to help you develop a successful, [...]

Restaurants

Papa Gino’s

Situation: Papa Gino’s Inc. & D’Angelo sub shops- a 400 unit plus quick service restaurant chain, needed a R&D management resource. Their Need: Chef Services Group was hired to manage the menu and product development process for this leading chain leader in the Northeast. Primary Services Provided Bench-top testing of new products Organoleptic review with [...]

Papa Gino’s

Great Harvest Bread

Situation: Great Harvest Bread Company, based in Dillon, Montana, wanted to develop a modular sandwich program that could be implemented into new conceptual design, but be flexible enough to retrofit into existing bakery units. Their Need: CSG was called to utilize and manipulate the existing bread system, add new inventory with minimal impact on spatial [...]

Great Harvest Bread

Panera Bread

Situation: Panera was in need of technical and product review support to develop a new baked goods offering. Their Need: Chef Services Group was hired to conduct a market study on current trends as well as develop a strategy to bring new approaches to current baked goods offerings – and to develop new ones. Primary [...]

Panera Bread

Longhorn Steakhouse

Situation: LongHorn Steakhouse was in need of new product innovation, fresh ideas and culinary muscle. Their Need Chef Services Group was hired to develop innovative steak, Surf & Turf and appetizer Limited Time Offer (LTO) concepts. Primary Services Provided Menu ideation based on current concept and offerings Full culinary presentations with evaluation sheets for LongHorn [...]

Longhorn Steakhouse

Gathered Harvest

Situation: Gathered Harvest was looking to deliver quality take-home or eat-in meals in answer to the market trends for home meal replacement offerings to consumers. Their Need: Chef Services Group was hired as the project management provider to develop a quick service gourmet take-out concept. Primary Services Provided Coordinate the brand development and identity with [...]

Gathered Harvest

Betty Crocker

Situation: Betty Crocker wanted to take its strongest retail brand to test in the food service market place. Their Need Primary Services Provided Develop menu, products and services Design and create all recipes Coordinate all related operational procedures to deliver the brand integrity Develop total systems operational infrastructure from guest service to product preparation and [...]

Betty Crocker

Columbo

Situation: Columbo wanted to regain their market position in the refreshment quick service business. Their Need: Chef Services Group was hired as its operational external expert to coordinate all developmental aspects of the project. Primary Services Provided Menu development Creation of all recipes/formulas with yield and methods of preparation Coordinate all related operational procedures to [...]

Columbo

Harvard University

Situation: Harvard Dining Services wanted to expand their food court to include a group of diverse and sophisticated food service options for its community. Their Need: Chef Services Group was hired to work within their economic business model to develop 3 cutting edge kiosks from concept to execution, including: Primary Services Provided Design direction Recipe [...]

Harvard University

Scottish Bakehouse

Situation: Owner Steven Galante purchased existing real estate on Martha’s Vineyard, and zoning restrictions required him to open the doors as a classic local bakery called The Scottish Bakehouse. Although a seasoned businessman, Mr. Galante didn’t know much about the restaurant business. Their Need: Chef Services Group was hired to help develop and brand by [...]

Scottish Bakehouse