Restaurant and fine food fanatic with a passion for creating great places to eat.

With more than 35 years in hospitality 150+restaurants bars, cafes and coffee shops developed opened or operated. Opening the original Ivy restaurant, Soho house and world famous Annabel’s nightclub to restaurants all over America Europe and Middle East.

Endeavouring to always push the standards of the restaurant and bar scene, Des offers a hands-on consultancy service with his stellar team to enable you to tap into his history and experience and ensure you deliver the very best results for your venue – whether it be a brand-new venture or a revamp of a long-standing business.

Des McDonald Restaurant Consultancy services cover every aspect of the hospitality industry starting with concept and brand development, interior design, menu development, marketing and social media and staff training through to margin and cost support and growth and efficiency strategies. See our Services page for further details.

Des McDonald

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During these tough times as hospitality rebuilds and reopens we are here to offer free support and advice, whether it be Covid-19 advice, re configuring you space to be more functional during social distancing, maybe your considering rebranding and taking your business in a different direction or using this time to update and refresh your brand physically or your online presence, contact us your further discussion and review.

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