Consulting Services

A comprehensive list of our consulting services is below. If you have any questions regarding any of these services, contact us.

Download David Machado Restaurants Consulting Services List here.


  • Site Visit
  • Shopper’s Report
  • Dine During all Meal Periods
  • Evaluate Location, Signage, Parking, Lighting
  • Concept is Consistent with Image
  • Pricing
  • Employee Morale
  • Phone Etiquette
  • Condition of Facility (Limited)
  • Appropriateness of Decor to Concept
  • Interview: Management, Staff and Customers


  • Proforma
  • Budget
  • Monthly Financial Statement
  • Daily Sales Report
  • Pre-Opening Guide
  • Weekly Schedule Forecast
  • Inventory

Design, Development, Construction

  • Concept Development
  • Kitchen Design and Equipment
  • Six Month Critical Path to Opening
  • Construction Budget
  • Table Top and Uniform Design
  • Menu and Wine List Design and Development
  • Point of Sales System Selection
  • Furniture Selection

Food and Beverage

  • Menu and Recipes
  • Wine List
  • Spirits and Beers
  • Cost Controls
Marketing and Public Relations

  • Marketing Plan
  • Competitive Shopper Report
  • Promotional Budget
  • Advertising Budget
  • Website Development
  • Online Reservations
  • Brand Development
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media

Human Resources and Training

  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Training Manuals
  • Management Recruitment and Selection
  • Wage and Salary Structure
  • Incentive Programs Design

Pre-Opening Operations Management

  • Budget and Purchases of FF & E
  • Delivery Coordination
  • Selection and Purchase of Supplies and Equipment
  • Vendor Selection
  • Menu and Beverage Program
  • Operations Oversight
  • Budget and Accounting Standardization
  • Recruitment of Chef and General Manager
  • Staff Hiring and Training