Why Choose Us

  • We have 80 years of collective experience with the added benefit of objectivity.
  • We have been in your shoes, have been successful, have learned from mistakes (ours and others), and have a passion for the industry.
  • We have trusted resources for every imaginable need: designers, contractors, point of sales systems, kitchen equipment, software, glassware and everything in between.
  • We understand real budgets and real time lines.
  • Our vast resource network, and each of our team members’ unique set of skills allows for a “one stop shop” approach.
  • You can hire the entire group, or just one or two of our consultants depending on your needs.
  • We offer a free initial consultation. Contact us today for a free initial consultation!


It is my pleasure to offer my very highest regards and recommendation to The Restaurant Group. Their diverse yet complimentary blend of individual talents allows them to be truly, a full-service consulting group for food and beverage operations of any ilk.
Douglas W. Murray, Executive Chef
Museum Food services @ Experience Music Project

I am writing this letter in appreciation of the assistance you gave me in developing a comprehensive and effective marketing program [which] has impacted sales in a positive fashion.
Lindsey Schwartz, Vice President of Marketing
Cucina! Cucina!

It is my sincere pleasure to recommend the Restaurant Group as a highly qualified organization that will contribute in many ways to the success of your company.
Nancy Cho, President
Calcutta Grill / Golf Club at Newcastle

Restaurant Group did everything necessary to get my restaurant designed and operating, and they continue to help me with the financial side of the business.
Takao Kikuchi, President
Dragonfish Asian Café

Billy McHale’s Corporation has retained Arnold Shain and his company in a consulting role continually since 1995…and [they] have never failed to deliver value for us.
John R. Hoehl, Jr., President
Billy McHale’s

From budgeting, research/development, staffing assistance/training, accounting, and much more—Restaurant Group has always come through for us!
Masa Terada, President
Rikki Rikki