Consultant Directory

Experience And Expertise

Members of the Food Consultants Group provide consulting services to food related business in all 50 states, as well as in many countries around the world. We can offer you a virtual office capability tailored to your immediate needs, and do it quickly and cost efficiently. Together, we have a combined experience level that is unrivaled in the industry.


Stallman Marketing

Steve Stallman, President

Sales, Marketing, & Product Development from Concept to National Distribution. Retail, Foodservice, Restaurants. Strategic Planning, Branding, SEO & Internet Marketing.


Phone: 661-367-4159

Santa Clarita, CA 91321

Group Co-Founder

CGR Management Consultants LLC

Peter Crosby, Principal

Distribution, Supply Chain, Logistics, Information Systems


Phone: 310-463-3582

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Ste. 1900
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Program Chair

Barry Weinstein & Associates

Barry Weinstein, President

Project Management Services, R&D, Quality Control


Phone: 714-526-8165
Fax: 561-658-0844

P.O. Box 3822
Fullerton, CA 92834



Food Centricity, LLC

Michel Algazi, Founder

Business accelerator that connects and streamlines necessary resources to plan, build and grow early and growth-stage food businesses. Small batch wholesale manufacturing space available.


Phone: 818-925-4294

4804 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Ste 202
Valley Village, CA 91607

JANAS Consulting

Rick Andrade, Managing Director

Helping Food & Beverage business owners sell the business to the highest bidder, raise new Capital for acquisitions or expansion and restructure Debt & Equity.


Phone: 818-881-6101

201 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 302
Pasadena, CA 91101

Shurbake One, Inc.

Steven M. Baker, President & Managing Director

Strategic Selling, Sales Development, Planning and Implementation, Trade/Distribution Channel Marketing, General Marketing, and General Management for Grocery, Natural Foods, Specialty Retail, Convenience Stores, Food Service products.


Phone: 714-777-9414
Fax: 714-777-9466

21845 D'Baglio Way
Yorba Linda, CA 92887

The FMH Company

Barbara Barnard, President/Owner

We specialize in growing companies in individual ways using innovative methods. Our clients (often ethnic) successfully interact with us and the new markets.


Phone: 951-245-7919
Cell: 951-317-5275
Fax: 951-245-3494

29117 Shorecliff Drive
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

Norris Bernstein

Norris Bernstein, Certified Management Consultant

Retail Grocery Products - Marketing National & International


Phone: 562-493-5458
Cell: 562-618-7702
Fax: 562-684-4561

1880 McKinney Way #20E
Seal Beach, CA 90740

Channel Marketing Resources, Inc.

Norm Broadhurst, President

Food and beverage marketing & product development firm. Delivers go-to-market plans, branding and turnaround solutions by ex-CPG CEO/SVP. Integrated design firm - packaging, logo and sales materials.


Phone: 949-757-2813 ext 105
Cell: 949-500-0961

17961 Cowan St. Ste B
Irvine, CA 92614

Food Lab, Inc.

Daniel Brooker, M.S. - Consultant

Nutritional Analysis and FDA food label compliance consulting at Food Lab, Inc.. Services include: nutritional analysis, formatted nutrition facts, ingredient statements, allergen statements, FDA food label compliance reviews, restaurant menu nutrition labeling.


Phone: 855-FOOD-LAB
Fax: 562-343-9696

100 Oceangate, Suite 1200
Long Beach, CA 90802

JCB Consulting Services, Inc.

Barbara L. Callanan, President

Your source for gluten-free solutions. Experts in menu modification, recipe development, product sourcing, education and training. Servicing healthcare facilities, schools, hospitality industry and consumer products.


Phone: 718-490-7001

230 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Babcock Laboratories, Inc.

Taylor Cariaga, Testing Advisor

ISO/IEC 17025 accredited testing laboratory. Services: beverage & food product testing, environmental/HACCP monitoring for chemicals, microorganisms, & allergens. Microbiologists available for consultation & field collections.


Phone: 951-653-3351 x240
Cell: 951-259-3668
Fax: 951-653-1662

6100 Quail Valley Court
Riverside, CA 92507


Adam Cobb, Owner or Principal

Foodservice Purchasing Consulting-It's our primary goal to reduce food cost through our custom purchase programs, auditing and internal procedures.


Phone: 800-679-5986
Cell: 760-712-2083

PO Box 300823
Escondido, CA 92030


Gustavo G Cruz, President

We specialize in Design, Consulting and Procurement for the Foodservice Industry and Laundry for Hotels, Restaurants, Education, Health, Entertainment, Retail, Casinos and Central Kitchens.


Phone: 511-208-3600
Cell: 511-989588433

Avenida La Paz 1232
Miraflores, Lima, Lima18 Peru

Hope DeLong and Associates

Hope DeLong, President

Product, Ideation, Concept development. Package design, Quality Assurance, Nutritional Analysis. National Retail Sales, Marketing. Strategic Planning. Supply Chain, Purchasing, Logistics, Cost Reduction, Food Processing Manufacturing.


Phone: 561-336-4040
Cell: 561-309-7098

West Palm Beach, FL

Facts n' Figures, Inc.

Steve Escoe, Executive Vice President

Marketing Research, Consumer Testing, Taste Test Research, Central Location Testing, Branding Research, Concept Testing Research, New Product Development Research, Home Use Testing, Menu Management Research, Sensory Testing, Emotional Profiling Research &


Phone: 818-986-6600

15301 Ventura Blvd. Garden Office Building B. Suite 500
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Flock Food Solutions, LLC

Joseph A. Flock, Owner / Consultant

A recognized food science expert in commercial food product launches, technology implementation, factory optimizations and start-ups, cost reductions, strategic platforms, open innovation, leadership and marketing.


Phone: 724-759-3407

141 Humphrey Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Customer Farms

Robert Gonsalves, President

Direct to consumer Expert in eCommerce, Customer Retention, and growing successful direct to consumer lines of business for food manufacturers, restaurants, and other product manufacturers.


Phone: 323-977-8537
Cell: 323-395-5151

8640 Edwin Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Maykir Marketing

Michelle Gonsalves-Kirch, Managing Partner

Marketing strategy, brand development and positioning, strategic planning, new products (from ideation to launch), and market research management.

Web: /members/maykir-marketing/

Phone: 831-718-8908
Cell: 831-235-3680
Fax: 831-718-8909

300 Foam Street Building A, Suite C
Monterey, CA 93940

EPIC 413

Michael Guerini, Ph.D., Consultant

Consultant in food processing and biotechnology, specializing in Food Safety, Sanitation, HACCP, Manufacturing Operations Quality Assurance/Control.


Phone: 408-427-6179

2045 Pacheco Pass
Gilroy, CA 95020

Marketing Naturals, Inc.

John Hazlin, Managing Partner

Science-based solutions for functional foods and dietary supplements including strategic planning, product development, distribution building & internet marketing; serving Direct Marketers, MLM, Mass & Natural Food Marketers


Phone: 714-904-2510

Huntington Beach, CA 92646

NorCal Naturally Special Food Broker

Teresa Holman, Proprietor

Managing/Brokering natural/organic food manufactures. Launching, marketing, selling to natural, specialty, grocery. Regionally expertise in Marketing Surveying & Planning.


Phone: 415-671-9078
Fax: 415-337-2929

335 Victoria St.
San Francisco, CA 94132

Wavo Inc.

Vineet Jindal, Ph.D., President

Food scientist for product creation or modification. Specialize in beverages (powder, RTD, vegan proteins/dairy/soy/almond milk), liquid supplements, natural colors, low calories sweeteners, and vegan burgers.


Phone: 203-305-2455

18 The Crossway
Kinnelon, NJ 07405

Marketing Leadership Group

De Verges B. Jones, President

Marketing strategy, branding, product launch optimization & communication effectiveness as well as market analysis and strategic planning with emphasis on long term sustainable share and profit growth for existing companies and start-ups.


Phone: 949-861-1916
Fax: 949-266-9163

13 Wellesley
Irvine, CA 92612

Northwest Consultants, LLC

Rick LeSage, President

Northwest Consultants specializes in restaurant start ups, turnaround situations, and operational improvements with focus on efficiency enhancements in food, service and facility operations.


Phone: 800-851-3188
Cell: 949-633-5512

390 SW Columbia St.
Bend, OR 97702

A Lopez Consulting

Andrea Lopez, CCS, Owner/Consultant

Certified culinary food scientist providing expertise in ingredient sourcing, product formulation & reverse engineering, cost/process optimization, and commercialization for refrigerated/frozen/shelf stable food manufacturing.


Phone: 619-993-8241

1477 Vallejo Mills St.
Chula Vista, CA 91913

Clarion Group

Tom Mac Dermott, FCSI, president

Consultants in dining and hospitality services to companies, colleges, universities, schools and institutions for operations improvement, cost reduction, operator selection, facilities design and strategic planning.


Phone: 603-642-8011
Fax: 603-642-7744

88 Ball Road / PO Box 158
Kingston, NH 03848

Food with Thought

Klaus Mager, Proprietor / Owner

Innovative, contemporary, cutting edge concepts from QSR to full service restaurants. Food systems design for theme parks, resorts, entertainment venues. International expansion. Certified business incubation.


Phone: 760-636-4719
Cell: 760-449-4170
Fax: 760-636-4719

78920 Links Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92211

McDill Associates

Melissa McDill, President & Creative Director

Brand strategy, positioning and messaging. Packaging design and photography. Marketing, promotion, trade shows, and interactive media.


Phone: 831-462-2481
Fax: 831-462-1050

4800 Leapfrog Lane
Soquel, CA 95073

Milano Restaurant Consultants

Giuseppe (Joseph) Milano, Jr., Consultant

Restaurant and banquet catalyst for start-ups and established companies. Emphasis on profits thru cost reduction. Services include concept development, design and build, menu and operations.


Phone: 614-554-3896

139 E Main Street Suite 201
Columbus, OH 43215

The Miller Group Marketing

Renee Miller, President/Creative Director

Market research, strategic positioning, branding, creative (print, packaging, POS, sales support, broadcast, digital), social, SEM, PR, media planning and promotions with heavy emphasis on ROI.


Phone: 310-442-0101

1516 S. Bundy Drive, Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90025

The Graphic Element

Laura Missioreck, President

Innovative package design specializing in the food industry. We also design and print marketing and promotional materials and create web sites for your products.


Phone: 310-798-2711
Fax: 310-798-2811

321 12th Street Suite 111
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

JPM Consulting, LLC

Jack Mulvaney

Domestic & international food/beverage plant manufacturing & operations expert. Track record in improving P&L by implementing cost reduction techniques while maximizing efficiency. Diversified experience in 30+ food manufacturing processes including extrusion, cooking, baking, pasteurizing, etc. Experience with all food regulatory agencies & certifications. (FDA, USDA, Organic, HACCP)


Phone: 973-452-8097
Fax: 973-998-4562

2 Barberry Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

Econstruct, Inc.

Frank Neimroozi, President/CEO

A leader in restaurant construction services including: design, specifications, architecture, interior design, plans, permits, expediting, site selection, surveying, lease negotiations and more.


Phone: 310-740-9999
Cell: 310-844-4656

8447 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 401
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Culinary Genie, L.L.C.

Genie Nicholas, Culinary Consultant & Owner

Website and social media culinary content. Product development and ideation. Recipe development for consumer use. Recipe testing, writing, editing and standardization of clients existing recipes.


Phone: 612-462-2993

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Backoffice Logistics, Inc.

Ken Noland, President/Owner

We provide full-service operations, distribution and administration system to take "orders to cash" in the grocery and consumer products industries.


Phone: 888-250-4690 (toll free)
Cell: 714-505-1971 (direct)
Fax: 714-505-9691

17461 Irvine Blvd., Suite M
Tustin, CA 92780

S&S Flavors Inc.

Michael Owens, Flavor & Color Consultant

Specializing in premium flavoring & coloring for new products, formulations and recipes. Backed by innovative food scientists and delivering prompt service. Since 1928.


Phone: (949) 351-2721
Cell: (949) 351-2721
Fax: (714) 524-0982

2951 E. Enterprise St.
Brea, CA 92821

Lunchline, inc.

Karen Peterson, President

Marketing expertise, compliance procedures, reporting, and sales training for the school foodservice market


Phone: 949-454-6115
Fax: 949-454-6117

22331 Caminito Arroyo Seco
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Business Solutions Now!

Bob Puccio, President

Foodservice, Specialty Retailing & Franchising.
We solve problems and maximize your business growth potential in marketing, operations, franchise development, strategic planning, concept/product development, and general management. Extensive experience with business start ups and turnarounds.


Phone: 805-494-6901
Fax: 805-496-1206

916 Sandpiper Circle
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Merchandise Food

Jonathan Raduns, Merchandising Consultant

Merchandise Food provides retail / merchandising advisory for profitability and dynamic displays in grab and go, specialty markets, fresh produce, restaurants, cafes, resorts, and food courts.


Phone: (856) 344-5680
Cell: (585) 750-0182

124 Hollyoke Road
Somerdale, NJ 08083

Lakeside Brands, Inc.

Mark Ragland, President

Marketing, Strategic Consulting, Business Development


Phone: 949-733-2645
Fax: 949-733-2364

66 Fairlake
Irvine, CA 92614

Ruck-Shockey Associates, Inc.

Carolyn Ruck

Foodservice and Hospitality Consultants providing management, planning & system design for new or existing operations. Specializations: request for proposal dev., strategic planning & feasibility studies, service integration, operational efficiency (food/supply cost, labor & production), implementation services and tools. Offices in CA, TX & FL.


Phone: 510-864-9462

2828 Windsor Drive
Alameda, CA 94501

Forrestal Consultants LLC

Al Sagarese, Managing Associate

Providing strategic knowledge Internationally. Areas include nutraceuticals, food ingredients, acquisitions, competitive intelligence, and market research. Offices worldwide.


Phone: 609-951-2285

Princeton Forrestal Village, 116 Village Boulevard, Suite 200
Princeton, NJ 08540

Creative Culinary Consultants

Robert Schafer C.E.C., President

Food & Beverage consulting company, specializing in Concept Development, Menu Development, New Products, Menu Engineering, Restaurant Start Ups, Recipe Development, Restaurant Turnarounds, Restaurant Operational Systems, Cost Analysis, CIA Trained


Phone: 949-510-0675

24441 Via San Clemente
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Hankin Patent Law, APC

Kevin Schraven, Managing Attorney, Orange County Office

We are a full service Intellectual Property law firm, including: Litigation; Filing Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights; Drafting Licensing Agreements; and Performing Due Diligence.


Phone: 949-251-0898
Cell: 310-592-9245
Fax: 310-979-3603

12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1265
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Culinary Connections®

Marcia Schurer, President

International Consulting & Training Services for Foodservice, Manufacturers, Retailers. Specializing in healthy, natural, organic, specialty prepared food products, meal solutions, take-out programs, and business operations. Business Plans, Strategies, Product & Menu Development, Nutrition, Market Research, Marketing, Sales, M & A.


Phone: 312-932-9694

Chicago, IL 60610

Seet & Associates

Swee Seet, Ph.D., Director

Food scientist who specializes in new product development from concept stage through prototype development and commercialization. Other services include R&D, Technical Service, Product Improvement/Optimization and Nutrition labeling. Expertise in most foods and nutritional & dietary supplements.


Phone: 626-689-9523

1921 Monterey Road
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Miljoy Ent Inc.

Joy Shefter, MBA - VP Global Ideation & F & B

Concept/product R & D, Menu re-engineering, Operations: analysis and solutions; Marketing, Packaging, Procurement, Strategic planning/implementation, International & startups, Facility design: Food, Restaurant, Hospitality, Entertainment.


Phone: 310-275-2371

PO Box 897
Beverly Hills, CA 90213

Restaurant Reveal Consulting

Chuck Spencer, Restaurant Guru

Specializing In: Concept Development, Refinement & Implementation. Effective Marketing Strategies & Promotions. Cultivating, Coaching & Developing Key Personnel. Operational Analysis, Strategic Planning and Social Media Marketing


Phone: 805-807-1960

2889 Los Fresnos Circle
Santa Rosa Valley, CA 93012

The Edible Idea

Craig Wakefield, Principal

Product development solutions and a complete range of support for F & B manufacturers. Every phase from technical services to strategy, data analysis, branding, design and sales.


Phone: 416-697-1146

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

New Perspectives Consulting, Inc.

David Walker, Managing Director

Financial and Business Growth Strategies, Company Financing, Strategic Planning, Opportunity Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Plans, Strategic Partnerships/Alliances, Interim Executive Management


Phone: 805-494-0192
Fax: 805-494-0683

3835R East Thousand Oaks Blvd. #292
Westlake Village, CA 91362

The FoodCrafters, LLC

John Weaver, Partner

Consulting and Outsourcing Services in the Natural and Organic Foods Industry, Product Ideation and Development, Contract Manufacturing Set up and Management


Phone: 401-783-1044

24 Salt Pond Rd., Suite G11
Wakefield, RI 02879

PMA Concepts

Victor Wegelin, President

Full Service Industrial Automation and Process Control Specialists


Phone: 714-931-8832
Fax: 310-371-6883

2110 Artesia Blvd, Ste 394
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Consulting Restaurants Group

Andrew Willhide, Co-Owner

Development and support of restaurant & bar operations including menu development, training, performance analytic analysis, vendor relations, mystery diners, inventory management and implementing management systems.


Phone: 747-444-2721

Long Beach, CA 90804

A Freiman Consulting

Abbye Williams, President

Consultant to Cafes, Bakeries & Gourmet Products


Phone: 310-370-5448
Fax: 310-793-7954

4733 Torrance Blvd. # 984
Torrance, CA 90503

Numarks Associates, L.L.C.

David Woods, President

Rigid and flexible films packaging materials and equipment. Solutions provider for fresh. frozen and MAP applications.


Phone: (860) 983-0935

Simsbury, CT 06070

Food Consultants Co-Founder

Mike Gilles


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