Experienced, Personal Consulting for the Hospitality and retail industries.

Helping Our Clients Find Success and Enjoyment

Our Goal Is To Have You  Realize Your Vision

Tip of the day

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Have a MOD (manager on duty) Log

A log is great for sharing information between your team, keeping a log of sales and weather to refer to from the last year, a place to put to do's, maintenance issues, incident reports, etc.


Create one or have us create one for your team

Our Weekly Thoughts For Achieving Your goals

About Us

Our Experience

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After many years in the industry, we decided to alter direction. Now, we share our passion by helping others. Our ramp up process is designed to empower your team and outfit them with the tools they need to succeed. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, limit your turnover, and put you on a solid track to success and profitability.


Our team has worked locally and nationally to make every project exceptional and that's what's it is really about. Have you ever gone somewhere and said to yourself "Oh, that was ok"... we want to help you be exceptional not just "Ok"


Specializing in hospitality consulting, retail consulting and business and management consulting


Our Approach

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We specialize in concept development, operations, management, training, design, event planning, marketing and social media.


Our service includes a comprehensive consult to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, and a schedule for your team and ours.  


 Key elements that will help you and your team get there quickly and smoothly. That’s how we ensure your success.

Why Us?

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Business mentors are key—that’s why when it comes to client selection, we’re choosy. We want to give each of you the time and guidance you deserve.  Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner or a special skillset or tool, call us today. Together we’ll create and refine your plan for success. We didn’t get there alone. And neither will you. 


Our team has been involved with the development and change over for many clients and partners.


Member of the Marilyn Schlossbach Group

Langosta Lounge, Pop's Garage Mexican Cantina and Marilyn Schlossbach Catering and Events


Previous Endeavors Locally


Dauphin Grill & the Berkeley Bar- Asbury Park

Lightly Salted Surf Shop- Asbury Park

Trinity & the Pope restaurant and bar- Asbury Park

Russell & Bette's- Rumson

Labrador Lounge- Normandy Beach


And in Manhattan


Marion's Continental Restaurant & Lounge

Marion's A Go-Go Catering

M&R Bar-Dining Room

The Slide Bar


Some Esteemed People We Have Worked With


Danny Meyer

Thomas Keller

Tom Colicchio

our services

Pre-opening Strategies for a New Business

  • Concept Development
  • Design and Construction
  • Designing and  Optimizing Your  Services, Menus and Products
  • Opening Inventories 
  • Opening Checklists
  • Technology for Your Business
  • Budgeting
  • Regulatory Requirements- Permits, Licenses and Legal Requirements
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Staffing and Training 

Helping You Grow Your Business

  • Back of the House Analysis
  • Extensive Staff Training
  • Seminars in Key Areas of Development
  • Secret Shoppers and Diners
  • Growth Strategies
  • Seasonal, Short Term and Long Term Marketing
  • Systems Analysis
  • Product and Services Development

So What if?

Sometimes an unbiased, objective and unemotional take and study might be called for.


We always work from the place of "How do we make this work?" yet sometimes after careful analysis a choice needs to be made of whether is it going to work or not?.


We are here to give you our most experienced opinion on the moves you need to make. The realities of the bottom line to operate might be or not be obtainable. It's important to have this outside voice to give you the options you need to make that call.

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Who are we?

Richard Schlossbach, Director

Richard has been in the hospitality and retail industries for many years. He's opened and helped open many interesting businesses in the hospitality and retail worlds. He grew up at the Jersey Shore and lived and worked in New York City particularly Manhattan.


Our Team

We have the ability to engage many professionals who can tackle and solve any challenges that are there to slow the growth and implementation of your goals.





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