SERVICES

RAPID ASSESSMENTS

How efficiently does your concept operate? How do your costs measure up against industry benchmarks? Do your managers have the proper work ethic and attitudes?

CONCEPT CREATION

Across the past 35 years, PB&J's creative team has been responsible for developing exciting and diverse concepts for ourselves and our clients. Concept Creation Includes: concept research, existing concept enhancement, new concept creation, restaurant design.

OPERATIONAL SERVICES

Operational services include: Business Problem Identification, Labor Cost Analysis, Recipe & Cost Analysis, P&L Evaluation, New Store Openings, POS System Consulting, Sales Forecasting, Time & Motion Studies, Business Plans & more.

BACK OF THE HOUSE SYSTEMS

Our BOH Operating System addresses: Food cost fluctuations (and their control), Confident management control of kitchen operations, Cost-saving efficiencies, Kitchen layout & equipment specifications.

SERVICE & HOSPITALITY

You can train for great service, but you must hire for hospitality. PB&J provides training & techniques like: Interviewing for Efficiency, Salesmanship & Personality, Employee Retention, Service Standards & Evaluation Techniques, Employee HandbooksTraining & Policy Manuals.

RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT

Managing a restaurant involves many different responsibilities, from hiring and firing staff, to tracking sales and basic accounting. We recruit and train managers to uphold company standards, run a successful restaurant and provide optimum service to customers.

CULINARY DEVELOPMENT

It all starts with the food. Our team of culinary experts stands ready to create and develop the great-tasting food that will become a trademark. Training included: Culinary Creation & Enhancements, Menu Engineering, Menu Planning & Menu Design.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

The leader sets the tone for the operation. PB&J will help you develop your managers to realize their full potential as well as train them to meet your specific business goals. Training Program Creation include: customized management training, leadership training, foodservice culture programs, quality management.

CONCEPT REFRESHES

Analyze critical elements of your concept and create a new, viable plan for success.

BUILDING A MULTI-CONCEPT COMPANY

Whether you want to create multiple new concepts or acquire existing concepts, we can assist with: Scaling what you’ve learned and applying it to any type of concept, regardless of its price point, size or sophistication, maintaining a consistent reputation across your company for quality, value, and hospitality, leveraging your reputation to draw your customer base into your newest concepts, efficient cross-utilization of the company’s talent.

WORLD CLASS BAR & KITCHEN DESIGN

Designing Bars and Kitchens that work, save you money, and increase productivity.Leave the details to us. PB&J can provide branded bar/kitchen design while keeping the bottom line in mind.

NATIONAL CONTRACT PRICING 

PARTNERS & VENDORS

US Foods, Sysco, Liberty Fruit Company, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Excel Linen Company, Edward Don Company, Ecolab, Lukas Liquors, Fortune Fish

AFTER OPEN: CONTINUING EDUCATION

Continuing Education included:

  • sanitation and food safety, quality management

  • crisis communications: what to do when you are the news!

  • four walls marketing: how to enhance your marketing and build your business from within your immediate area

  • public relations, special events and promotions: getting the word out about your concept!

  • successful marketing programs: how to build and grow them

  • integrated marketing: how to build an integrated program and tie it together to enhance your marketing efforts

  • guide to handling customer dissatisfaction, managing confrontations

  • preventing food-borne contamination

  • creating & maintaining a safe environment for your guests

CORPORATE SERVICES

Building an infrastructure too soon can consume profits needed for your expansion efforts. Wait too long and valuable growth opportunities can be mismanaged. PB&J provides expertise on how to “right-size” your company and maximize your corporate resources. A brilliant corporate strategy without execution is unproductive.

 

PB&J Dining Solutions understands that the backdrop for delivering desired financial results includes excellence in several corporate departments and that the relationship between these two is an ongoing collaboration. Our services offer support in all these areas. We know that the combination of strong technical skills, a clear culture and quality leadership gives an organization a firm foundation for both strategic and financial success.

 

Corporate Services Includes: finance and accounting, talent acquisition, culture assessment and development, performance management, team-building at all levels, group coaching, individual executive coaching, organizational development, acquisition evaluation, purchasing and distribution, marketing strategy, risk management, and succession planning.

PROJECTS

COMMERCIAL CAFE
COMMERCIAL CAFE

JE Dunn Creative Planning

FRANCHISE
FRANCHISE

Starbucks

EATERTAINMENT
EATERTAINMENT

Ocean 5/Table 47 Autobahn Davis Farmland Guest experience that involves food and/or beverage dining before, after, or during other activities

COMMERCIAL CAFE
COMMERCIAL CAFE

JE Dunn Creative Planning

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CONCEPT CREATIONS

& FRANCHISE PARTNERS

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MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS & GROWING

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

"PB&J has been operating JE Dunn’s café for 11 years, and I can’t say enough about the experience they’ve created for our employees. The people are great, the food is excellent, and they are always willing to go above and beyond to accommodate our changing needs. I consider their people part of the JE Dunn family, and I am thankful for all they do for us each and every day."

— GORDON LANSFORD, OWNER & FOUNDER

JE DUNN CONSTRUCTION

MANAGING & CREATING SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS