Food & Wine Services

We present a variety of professional solutions that reflect positively on your bottom line. Within our team, we have held every position in the restaurant and wine industry (excluding ownership or winemaking) with over twenty+ years experience opening successful restaurant, retail and wholesale wine sales concepts. 

Our articles have been cited in diverse outlets such as the Washington Post, USA Today, Vegetarian Times, the L.A. Times, Saveur Magazine, U.C. Berkeley Astrobiology Solar System Exploration, UK’s FINE+RARE international fine wine traders marketplace, Winnipeg Free Press, Global News, and Federal News Radio 1500AM.  Additionally, many of our articles are used for educational purposes around the world. Don’t settle for less. Hire a team that can take your ideas and aspirations to reality.

What are you waiting for? Reach out and let us know your needs and we’ll customize to make it happen.


  • 2014: Book signings: Powell’s Books, Barnes & Noble, Oregon, Washington and California
  • 2013: M6 Mobility xChange Summit Executive Panel: The New Era of App Lifecycle Management
  • 2012: Oregon Wine Industry discussion on Wine Marketing Blog Talk Radio
  • 2012: Wine Blogging Workshop moderator, Wine Bloggers conference #WBC12
  • 2011: Big Sip Oregon, wine education seminars, Portland, OR
  • 2010: Portland’s “Vine Time” on News Radio 750 KXL
  • 2009: California’s Central Coast “From the Growing of the Grape to the Glass” on KUHL-AM 1410
  • 2002, 2003: Cooking classes & wine educational seminars, Cook’s World, Seattle, WA
  • 1996: American Beef Council spokesperson, San Francisco, CA


  • Speaking engagements
  • Wine list development
  • Culinary concepts
  • Food styling and photography
  • Social media consulting
  • Food & wine seminars and education
  • Staff training for tasting rooms, retail stores and restaurants
  • Food & wine cost control
  • Costing out food menus and wine lists
  • Pars and safeguards to reduce overspending, waste and pilferage
  • Auditing inventory discrepancies (if you are losing money, we can figure out why)


  • Restaurant consulting
  • Social media
  • Industry trends
  • P&L (profit & loss)
  • Culinary concepts
  • Wine list development
  • Sommelier services
  • Spanish wine education
  • Champagne and Port education
  • Marketing and social media



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