The Coliseum Entertainment Group was a novice restaurant group looking to develop the first of a multi-chain unit of “Entertainment Megaplexes” mixing high-quality food and entertainment. This was to be the first and gold-standard restaurant of the chain, located near Harrisburg, PA. Coliseum Website
Their Need
Chef Services worked with The Coliseum Entertainment Group for over a year to ensure 2 high-quality dining facilities within the Coliseum Megaplex, using the vision of the proprietors.

Primary Services Provided

  • Ideation and direction for menu offerings and layout
  • Developed standardized recipes and wrote recipe manual
  • Provided customized culinary presentations
  • Initiated and developed relationships with local purveyors
  • Specified and developed inventory of all food items
  • Specified all smallwares, plateware, and flatware
  • Worked with kitchen design team to create functional kitchen design, equipment specifications, and flow
  • Provided food product styling and photography through direction of Coliseum team art and media sectors
  • Provided Operations Manual based on flow of service
  • Provided initial training at opening and laid out initial set-up of all kitchen stations. Trouble-shoot opening problematic areas.
The Coliseum and the 2 dining facilities, Rock N Brew and the Arena Bar have been open and running successfully since March 2007.

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The Coliseum Case Study