Lettuce Entertain You started with one restaurant which has led to the creation of 135 restaurant concepts and opened over 280 locations. Today, we proudly serve more than 15 million guests annually. Lettuce Consulting, led by
CEO Kevin Brown, leverages 52 years of leadership within the hospitality industry to partner with diverse clients to address their greatest challenges and opportunities. When engaging Lettuce Consulting, clients have access to our 80+ partners who specialize in strategic development, operations execution, and leadership workshop engagements. Contact Our Team
Concept Creation: Food & beverage programs, menu development, and branding.
Build Outs: Schematic design, space efficiencies, restaurant layout, and construction.
Operations Setup: Standard operating procedures, supplies selection, and equipment package.
Sales Growth: Menu optimization and product development.
Employee Training: Management and employee training programs.
Process Optimization: Back of house systems and front of house systems.
Speaking Engagements: Keynote speeches for company workshops to industry conferences.
Hospitality Training: Structured programs to teach the Culture of Caring across all industries.
Customizable Seminars: Employee workshops for all levels from executive to hourly.
Years in Hospitality
Partners at Lettuce
"As a restaurateur since 1976, I have watched the remarkable Chicago based restaurant organization, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, blossom into the most successful private restaurant company in the world. I have witnessed their [...]"
Larry Levy, Founder, Levy Restaurants
"As a native Chicagoan, Lettuce Entertain You‘s concepts are part of my life including birthdays, bar mitzvahs, and other life events. In 2017 Valor Equity Partners acquired a majority interest and partnered with Lettuce Entertain [...]"
Jon Shulkin, Co-Founder, Valor Equity Partners
"Working with the Melman family, Kevin Brown and the Lettuce team is always a career highlight for me. The depth and breadth of technical knowledge and operating standards is amazing but they really know how to focus on the essence [...]"
Ron Parker, Former President, Union Square Hospitality Group
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