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Restaurant Consultants Inc

Restaurant Consultants Inc. is a full-service restaurant consulting firm based in College Park, Maryland that can help you to open your restaurant as smoothly as possible. Highly regarded for their ability to assist with all phases of the restaurant development, restaurant design and opening. We encourage you to contact us for a free restaurant development consultation over coffee.

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This is a list of the restaurant services we are proud to offer. Please schedule a consultation for a more detail discussion.

Restaurant Concept Development
Food Service Design
Restaurant Branding
Architectural Design
Kitchen design
Licenses and Permits
DCRA and Velocity Permits
Real Estate Evaluation
Contractor Bidding Process
Sidewalk Cafe Design
D.C. Committee of Fine Arts
Restaurant Designs and Floorplans
Restaurant Construction Management

Our clients

Restaurant Consultants Inc. has had the privilege of working with an amazing array of food service and restaurant clients with a variety of challenges.

219 Restaurant
Alexandria, VA

Agraria Restaurant
2 Locations: Washington, DC

Armand's Pizzeria
11 Locations: Bethany Beach, DE; Centreville, VA; Rockville, MD; Silver Spring, MD; Washington, DC

Auntie Anne's
Washington, DC

Ben's Chili Bowl
Washington, DC

Big Fish Grill
Crofton, MD

Blackie's House of Beef
Washington, DC

Boardwalk at the Wharf
Washington, DC

Bolt Burger
Washington, DC

Boog's BBQ
Ocean City, MD

Brooklyn Boulder
Washington, DC

Central Restaurant
Washington, DC

Chadwick's Restaurant
5 Locations: Alexandra, VA; Landover, MD; Washington DC

Co Co Lounge
Washington, DC

Del Frisco’s
Washington, DC

Washington, DC

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Restaurant Consultants Inc. has had the privilege of working with an amazing array of food service and restaurant clients with a variety of challenges. Many restaurant clients have utilized our services from restaurant concept development, restaurant design, restaurant construction management or a combination for multiple projects and that is by the number of locations below the client name. Additionally, please review a few of the letters of recommendation that have been submitted by our satisfied customers.

Agraria Restaurant

Agraria Restaurant

On behalf of my fellow owners, who include family-farmers from across the country; please allow me to convey our thanks. The project was completed on-schedule thanks largely to your pre-construction, constru...

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AIA Architect

AIA Architect

I don’t know what is more impressive- the fact that you’ve helped my firm for over 20 years or the fact that together we’ve completed over 100 building projects in the DC metro area. You’re responsible for ...

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Armand's Pizzeria & Grille

Armand's Pizzeria & Grille

During each of these projects you have provided me with excellent advice and consulting services regarding site selection, store design, food service equipment selection, permit expediting, and construction ...

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Ben's Chili Bowl

Ben's Chili Bowl

Over the last 50 years, Ben’s Chili Bowl has found that the relationships we’ve developed have been important to us running an efficient and profitable business. Joe, our relationship with you has allowed u...

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BLT Steak

BLT Steak

As operators opening for the first time outside of New York your knowledge of the issues, your tenacity to beat deadlines and your attention to detail were invaluable to us. Your years of being an operator b...

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Boog's BBQ

Boog's BBQ

Your tremendous knowledge and expertise, coupled with a great personality and outstanding work ethic, have made this a most comfortable and rewarding professional relationship. I can truly say that you’re th...

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Brailsford & Dunlavey

Brailsford & Dunlavey

Restaurant Consultants, Inc. staff was a major factor in our company's success. As a result, we completed and opened our project on time and within their proposed budget.

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Cafe Deluxe

Cafe Deluxe

Thank you very much for all of the work you and your group did for Café Deluxe in expanding our restaurant on Wisconsin Avenue. Without your help along the way I think we would still be waiting to open the r...

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Tatte Bakery & Cafe

Tatte Bakery & Cafe

When Tatte Bakery & Café was entering the Washington DC market with our first restaurant in 2019, I was in need of a great permitting consultant to help guide us through the regulatory maze. I feel so fortun...

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Our Case Studies

Cuzino's Family Kitchen

Cuzino's Family Kitchen

A family owned business that has been serving traditional Italian cuisine for the past 25 years. It all started in 1992, with their first location in Elkton, Maryland. Clients had great brand loyalty, but each unit was a little different, and had sent a confusing message to the customers. Sales were dropping off, and the brand did not have much constancy. Project started in end of December 2017...

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Bolt Burgers

Bolt Burgers

Bolt Burgers was the brainchild of a consortium of area eye doctors, led by Mike Davidson O.D, himself an experienced retail entrepreneur. We started work in November 2011. At this time, the burger market was very saturated and very competitive. Trying to define a better burger concept when most of the competitors all had a great burger. We had to start from scratch, select a new location, deve...

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Ida B's Table

Ida B's Table

Project started in 2015, The Real News Network (TRNN) purchased a 100 year old building from the City of Baltimore for the main purpose of developing a restaurant concept that can become an extension of their mission. A non-profit, viewer supported center for digital journalism, dedicated to telling the stories that matter to fighting back against capitalism, white supremacy and imperialism. Cl...

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Our Chef's Table

We are proud to have worked with some of the best Chefs in the country.

Chef Aaron Silverman
Little Pearl, Pineapple and Pearls

Chef Alex Levin
Alta Strada

Chef Ann Cashion & Johnny Fulchino
Johnny's Half Shell

Chef Ashok Bajaj

Chef Claudio Pirollo
Et Voila

Chef Damian Salvatore

Chef David Hong
The Best Sandwich Place

Chef David Stein
Tony & Joe's, Buzzard Point

Chef David Winer
The Bird, The Pig, Commissary

Chef Fabio Trabocchi
Fiola, Casa Luca

Chef Geoff Tracy
Chef Geoff

Chef Gordon Ramsay
Hell’s Kitchen, Street Pizza, Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips

Chef Greg Algie
Bar Ivy - Bethesda, MD

Chef Jeff Black
Del Campo, Blacks

Chef Jerry Trice
Yin Yankee

Chef John Wood
Open Had Pasta

Chef Johnny Spero
Bar Spero

Chef Jose Andres
Minibar, Beefsteak, China Chicano, Oyamel

Chef Klamal B. Ali
Ben's Chili Bowl

Chef Marcel The

Chef Mark Bucher
Medium Rare

Chef Michel Richard

Chef Nick Diomede

Chef Peter Smith
PS 7

Chef Ris Lacoste

Chef Robert Wiedmaier
Wildwood Kitchen, Mussel Bar, Brasserie Beck

Chef Roberto Donna

Chef Todd Gray

Chef Tomas Tellez
Anita's New Mexico Style Mexican Food

Chef Tony Cheng
Tony Cheng's Mongolian, Tony Cheng's Seafood

Chef Tony Marciante

Chef Troy Clayton

Chef Wolfgang Puck
The Source, Cut by Wolfgang Puck


Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
Association of Nutrition & Foodservices professionals
International Council of Shopping Centers
National Sanitation Foundation
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington
National Restaurant Association
Restaurant Association of Maryland

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