Restaurant Marketing & Branding Consultants
We bring extensive restaurant marketing and branding consulting experience in fast food, fast casual, casual and fine dining
With over 30 years of restaurant marketing and branding consulting experience, we utilize a strategic focus to drive restaurant traffic and product mix to increase your sales and profits.
We have produced results for international, domestic, regional and local restaurant brands, both company owned and franchise organizations
We are well-respected restaurant marketing and branding consultants with a successful track record of positioning restaurants and franchise businesses, creating effective restaurant marketing programs, engineering restaurant menus to maximize margin, identifying limited time offers, and establishing focused restaurant communication plans that generate high returns-on-investment for restaurants and franchises.
We have launched new restaurant concepts, grown established restaurant brands, revitalized tired restaurant chains and turned around troubled restaurants
- Experience launching many new concepts like Boston Market, eatzi’s, Corner Bakery, Big Bowl, Salsarita’s, Great Wolf Resorts Wood Fired Grill, Silver (coming soon), Mayo Clinic fast casual food service (coming soon) and La Crepe Kitchen (Guatemala) (coming soon).
- Direct involvement in developing programs that drive traffic for established brands like Red Lobster, Toppers Pizza and Burger King.
- Expertise in leading the revitalization and brand refresh of restaurant chains like Denny’s, Tai Pak (Mexico), JumBurrito, Pollo Campero, Old Chicago, Chart House and National Coney Island.
- Hands on involvement with turning around troubled or post bankruptcy brands like Bennigan’s, Sweet Tomatoes, and Village Inn.
We balance guest counts, margin, average check and value of a customer in building your business
As well respected international restaurant consultants, we understand restaurant financials. Great marketing ideas must not just drive traffic and sales but must do so profitably. All of our programs are developed to optimize the bottom line while driving guests through the doors.
We engage targeted consumers to make a visit now
Our restaurant marketing consulting team will focus your budget to do a few things really well. We will help you establish a dialogue with your targeted consumers that live or work convenient to your locations in order to get your desired message across and make an impression that lasts.
We work with restaurant “operators” and understand the importance of executing ideas at the store level
All ideas, no matter how big or small they are, must be able to be executed throughout all aspects of the restaurant’s operation, including at the hourly employee level. Our team of restaurant marketing and branding consultants take full responsibility to execute all of our programs all the way to the store level.
We employ a proven methodology in driving trade-area businesses
We don’t offer “canned” strategies. We do employ a proven restaurant consulting methodology that has generated a track record of successes for many trade-area driven businesses, and the results speak for themselves. Your restaurant brand will be uniquely positioned in the marketplace to thrive in today’s highly competitive market.
We offer a full range of restaurant marketing services… complete or a la carte
Ellish Marketing Group has the expertise, experience and a track record of successes in all of the key restaurant and franchise marketing areas needed to succeed as a brand. The services that are eventually used by you will depend on the strategy agreed upon.