Services

Catering Options Appraisals & Feasibility Studies

Catering options appraisals and feasibility studies is typically related to setting up new catering or redevelopment of existing food and drink outlets. Often this involves supporting Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Arts Council England (ACE) and other capital development funding applications, although we also provide advice for small development projects including those with no external funding.

  • Catering Options Appraisals
  • Catering Feasibility Studies
  • Market Research & Trend Data
  • Catering Strategy Development
  • Benchmarking
  • Financial Modelling & Business Plans
  • Concept Development
  • Working with Design Teams

Catering Operational Advice & Support

This area of our advice and support focuses on improving the performance and customer experience of existing food and beverage outlets, ensuring that catering is customer centric, culturally sympathetic and commercially sustainable.

  • Catering Operational Reviews & Development
  • Catering Quality Performance Audits
  • Catering Financial Performance Reviews
  • Operational Efficiency & Business Improvement
  • Operational Development Plans & Implementation
  • Market Research & Customer Profiling
  • Benchmarking
  • Marketing Strategies & Planning

Catering Operator Tendering, Letting & Management

Whether it’s a high level soft market test, full catering tender, joint venture or support with defining and setting up an in-house catering operation, our cross sector expertise and knowledge can help you achieve the most appropriate management approach and structure specific to your organisational culture as well as broader commercial expectations.

We have great connections with a wide range of both established and new caterers including café and restaurant operators, contract caterers, event caterers, street food operators and other food and drink organisations across the UK.

We are also regularly asked to set up in-house catering operations as well as to provide on-going contract management and operational support to ensure that the catering continues to meet the agreed service standards, providing a consistently high customer experience as well as the agreed financial return.

  • Contract Options Appraisals
  • Competitive Catering Tendering & Evaluation
  • Catering Expressions of Interest
  • Catering Soft Market Tests
  • Alternative Management Options
  • Contract Management, Monitoring & Renegotiation
  • Caterer Performance Management Meetings
  • In-house Development, Set up & Operational Support

Our Approach

Culturally Sympathetic

At Montfort we ensure that the catering is culturally sympathetic and relevant to the wider aspirations and activities of the organisation as well as being appropriate to the venue design and style.

Commercially Sustainable

As specialist catering consultants we are able to provide greater assurance to the long-term success of your catering operation through the provision of expert knowledge and advice.

Customer Centric

Our empathetic customer centric approach supports creating a sense of place for the food and drink operations that we are asked to improve and develop.

Want to know more?

Get in touch to see how we could help you.

Montfort Consultants Ltd
86-90 Paul Street
3rd Floor
London
EC2A 4NE

Tel: 020 3667 7286
Email: info@montfortconsultants.com