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.

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Stallman Marketing

Steve Stallman, President

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


Santa Clarita, CA 91321

Key AreasMarketing, New Product Development, Strategic Planning, Branding


Food Centricity, LLC

Michel Algazi, Founder

Food Business accelerator and strategy advisory provides access to all necessary resources in to plan, build, fund and grow early and growth-stage food businesses.


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

Key AreasStrategic planning, Financial Planning, Go to market

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.

Phone949-757-2813 ext 105


17961 Cowan St.
Ste B
Irvine, CA 92614

Food Lab, Inc.

Daniel Brooker, M.S. - Consultant

Expert Nutritional Analysis and FDA food label compliance consulting.  Services include: FDA food label compliance reviews, nutritional analysis, nutrition facts, ingredient/allergen statements, menu nutrition labeling.




100 Oceangate
Suite 1200
Long Beach, CA 90802

Key AreasCompliance, Labeling, Nutrition Facts, Nutritional Analysis, Consulting

Performance Enterprise, LLC

Scott Collins Buchele, President and Chief Consultant

Food manufacturing cost reduction consulting. Experts in strategic planning, plant start-ups, line extensions, problem solving, operational assessments, capacity utilization, training and VC assessments.


17274 SW Kinglet Drive
Sherwood, OR 97140


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.



PO Box 300823
Escondido, CA 92030

Quality and Compliance Solutions LLC

Philippe A. Cornet, Principal Member

QandCS helps clients achieve compliance with HACCP, FSMA, and LACF regulations; we also help our clients comply with GMP, SQF, BRC, and ISO 22000 audits.


P.O. Box 33105
Portland, OR 97292

Key AreasHACCP, FSMA, SQF, Food Safety, Quality Assurance


Gustavo G Cruz, President & Managing Director

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



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.



West Palm Beach, FL

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.



88 Ball Road / PO Box 158
Kingston, NH 03848

Key AreasFoodservice Operations Improvement, Vendor Selection, Financial Review

Facts n' Figures, Inc.

Steve Escoe, Executive Vice President

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


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

Key AreasMarket Research, taste tests, concept testing

Shehadeh Giannamore, PLLC

From ingredient reviews to label reviews, FDA registration and more, we provide FDA Consultant Services for diverse clientele at every stage in the regulatory process.



396 Alhambra Circle, Suite 100A
Coral Gables, Florida 33134

EPIC 413

Michael Guerini, Ph.D., Consultant

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


2045 Pacheco Pass
Gilroy, CA 95020

International Expertise Inc.

Mike Hackbarth, President & Managing Director

We add value and generate incremental customers, sales and profits to business partners by providing domestic and export private brand/co-pack food industry business development expertise.


6013 Hewson Road
Lake View, NY 14085

Key AreasPrivate Brand, International, Sales Management, Business Development

Marketing Naturals, Inc.

John Hazlin, Managing Partner

Branding, Product Development & Marketing Consultant for Healthy, Natural Foods, Beverages. Formulation, Contract Manufacturing through National Sales. Nutraceuticals, Dietary Supplements, Meal Replacements, Food Science focus


Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Key AreasHealthy Nutrition, Branding, Marketing, Formulation, Internet, Sales

Whole-Brain-Consulting, Inc.

William Madden, Co-Founder

Consulting firm specializing in outsourced solutions for all your operational needs. Contract manufacturing management, contract negotiations, supply chain management, QA/QC compliance, product development, food manufacturing.


3609 W. Wrightwood Ave. FL 2
Chicago, IL 60647

Key AreasOperations, manufacturing, quality, food, buying, management, contracts

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.




78920 Links Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92211

McDill Associates

Melissa McDill, President & Creative Director

We are known for strategic thinking and stand-out creative that provides a winning combination to reach customers in ​the ​food, beverage, ​organic and fresh segments.



5161 Soquel Drive, Suite C
Soquel, CA 95073

Key AreasMarketing, Branding, Packaging, Campaigns, Digital, Photography, Events

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.



321 12th Street Suite 111
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Key AreasPackage Design, Logos, Websites, Creative Advertising

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.



8447 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 401
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Appetize Foods

Michael Owens, Flavor & Color Consultant

Specializing in customized flavor and color formulations. Backed by experienced and innovative food scientists, and delivering prompt service.




2951 E. Enterprise St.
Brea, CA 92821

Key AreasNatural & synthetic flavors & colors

Business Solutions Now!

Bob Puccio, President/CEO

Specialists in business start-ups and turnarounds. Serving restaurant & food service operators. Offering expertise in operations, marketing, franchise development, strategic planning, and concept/product development.



916 Sandpiper Circle
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Merchandise Food

A retail strategy & food merchandising advisory firm dedicated to building profits in hotels, resorts, timeshares, grab and go, markets, restaurants groups, cafes, food halls.



405 Viking Lane
Cherry Hill NJ 08003

Key AreasGrab & Go, Product Mix, Openings, Assessments

Ruck-Shockey Associates, Inc.

Foodservice and Hospitality Consultants: management, system design, strategic planning,  feasibility studies, service integration, operational efficiency, implementation services and tools. Offices in CA, TX & FL.



12813 Caleb Drive
Truckee, CA 96161

Key AreasFoodservice, hospitality, system design, feasibility studies

Forrestal Consultants LLC

Al Sagarese, Managing Associate

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


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

Key AreasInternational, B2B, Competition, Forecasting, Acquisitions, Diversification, Marketing

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.




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

Key AreasProperty Law, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licensing

Culinary Connections®

Marcia Schurer, President/CEO

International Consulting & Training Services: Foodservice, Manufacturers, Retailers. Evaluating, creating, commercializing, launching, marketing healthy, natural, organic, ethnic, specialty, prepared food products, meal solutions, take-out businesses.


Chicago, IL 60610

Key Areas Innovation, Research, Strategies, Product Development, Operations, Acquisitions.

Seet & Associates

Swee Seet, Ph.D., Director

Food scientist specializing in new product development from concept through prototype to commercialization. Other services: R&D, Product Improvement, Optimization, Nutrition labeling. Nutritional & dietary supplements.


1921 Monterey Road
South Pasadena, CA 91030

Key AreasProduct Development, Technical Service, Nutritional Labeling.

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.


PO Box 897
Beverly Hills, CA 90213

Liz Thompson Marketing

Liz Thompson, Chef Consultant

Restaurant Consulting:  Start-Ups, Branding, Recipe Development, Cost Reduction. Bring Food Products to Market. Over 25 years’ experience: Restaurant Owner, Pastry Chef. MBA/Marketing, Culinary Degree.


7217 Lonzo Street
Tujunga, Ca. 91042

Key AreasRestaurant Consulting, Recipe Development, Food Marketing, Menus

Silver Creative Group

Paul Zullo, Managing Director

At Silver Creative, we serve up fresh ideas so your brand wins the hearts, minds and taste buds of consumers with strategy, branding and technology.



50 Water Street, 2nd Floor
Norwalk, CT 06854

Key AreasBrand identity, packaging design, website development, marketing.

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