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global food consultants who create, guide and mobilise transformational food strategies.

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Russell Partnership Consulting are the UK’s leading Food and Hospitality Consultancy delivering creative and commercially viable solutions to over 400 global clients across 30 countries.

Founded by Professor David Russell in 1989, Russell Partnership Consulting has achieved an unrivaled industry reputation with international reach, endorsed by prestigious committee and accredited associations. Russell Partnership Consulting’s unique strategic methodology is founded upon independence, transparency, practical experience, extensive up-to-the-minute consumer research and is supported by a collection of unique, inter-related operational models. We believe and practice building and maintaining long term relationships with integrity, passion, quality, knowledge, meaning and fun at the heart of our approach.

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EXPERTS

London 2012 Olympic Games

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COLLABORATIVE

University of Sheffield

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RELIABLE

Rugby World Cup 2015

SECTORS

Working across six global sectors with over 400 national and international clients, Russell Partnership Consulting has an unrivalled reputation for delivering expert strategic food and hospitality solutions. We’re proud to have worked alongside 90% of UK Universities, prominent business organisations, government departments and major global events.

MAJOR EVENTS

The RFU, Live Nation, London Paramount, London Olympic Games 2012, Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Qatar 2022 World Cup, ER2015 Rugby World Cup, Gold Coast 2018, Expo 2020 Dubai, Rugby World Cup 2019 Organising Committee and The Royal and Ancient (R&A).

BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT

United Nations, Accenture, Warner Brothers, BBC, Corus, Hewlett-Packard, Centrica, Sky, Goldman Sachs, Jaguar Cars, IPC Media, PriceWaterhouse, DEFRA, Vladivostok 2014 and Intercat (Dubai), Siemens and the Royal Society of Medicine.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Birmingham, Loughborough, Manchester, Edinburgh, Exeter, Newcastle, Oxford, Peru, IMT India, South Australia, Hong Kong, Canberra, ECU, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne Switzerland, Douglas College Canada and The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

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STADIA AND ARENA

Twickenham, Ascot Racecourse, Arsenal Football Club, MCC at Lords, All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, Wembley Stadium, Arena Leisure, Beşiktaş, Sports Management Group (SMG) and Leeds United Football Club.

HOTELS, CONFERENCE AND RETAIL

Moët & Chandon, Cinnamon Club, The NEC Birmingham, Earls Court and Olympia, ExCeL London, ADNEC Abu Dhabi, Marriott Hotels, Deloitte, QEII Conference Centre, ACCOR, Hilton, Wyndham Hotels, Best Western, Carlson Rezidor, glh and IHG.

LESIURE AND HERITAGE

Chatsworth House, Somerset House, The Lowry Manchester, Urban Adventures, Paramount Pictures, Museum of London, The Really Useful Theatre Group, Manchester International Festival and District 2020 Dubai.

Services

Our services are diverse and unique within the Hospitality industry. Our teams expertise, experience and dedication creates opportunities for our clients to encounter optimal commercial and operational outcomes.

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

Long Term Action Planning

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

Creating or planning a new food, hotel or leisure development? Responsible for delivering a major event? Need to re-engineer an existing operation, build a new business feasibility or undertake due diligence? We create strategic plans and deliver guidance to support you throughout the process.

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MICHELIN STAR CHEFS

MICHELIN STARRED CHEFS

Delivering Access to the World’s Best Michelin-Starred Chefs

MICHELIN STARRED CHEFS

Working in Partnership with Kirsty Stanley-Hughes of KSH Management Ltd. Russell Partnership Consulting are proud to deliver access to the world’s best Michelin-starred chefs and Sommeliers.S

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EVENT MASTERPLANNING

EVENT MASTERPLANNING

Creation and Management of a Masterplan

EVENT MASTERPLANNING

Whether global, regional, stadia or specific - our team will deliver a dynamic, practical and long term planning approach that includes analysis, design guidance, space planning and project mechanics.

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NUTRITION INNOVATION

NUTRITION INNOVATION

Nutrition Audits, Workshops and Training

NUTRITION INNOVATION

Our qualified Nutritionists offer bespoke guidance and expert support when creating and auditing nutritionally and commercially viable menus, delivering workshops and developing allergen and nutrition training courses for front of house and back of house operations.

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BUSINESS ANALYSIS AND BENCHMARKING

Futureproofing Business Operations

BUSINESS ANALYSIS AND BENCHMARKING

Russell Partnership Consulting invest in an ongoing programme of multi sector research and trend analysis to capture market developments and enable positive change. We work collaboratively to define objectives, recommend solutions and deliver optimal value to stakeholders

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RESTAURANT AND COMMERCIAL KITCHEN DESIGN

RESTAURANT AND COMMERCIAL KITCHEN DESIGN

Design and Planning of Restaurants and Commercial Kitchens

RESTAURANT AND COMMERCIAL KITCHEN DESIGN

Whether you require assistance designing a new kitchen operation, specifying replacement equipment or assessing your current kitchen capabilities, our team are ready to guide. Our designers will deliver a kitchen equipped to operate efficiently, commercially and sustainably.

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SPACE AND COMMERCIAL MODELLING

SPACE AND COMMERCIAL MODELLING

Calculating Optimal Space and Commercial Revenue

SPACE AND COMMERCIAL MODELLING

Our proprietary digital models consist of a logical sequence of assumptions which, when combined, deliver the outcome to the space and demand allocations for food and beverage outlets. These outcomes provide the ability to forecast revenues, contributions and commission payments.

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OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AND INTERIM MANAGEMENT

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AND INTERIM MANAGEMENT

Managing Operational Change

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT AND INTERIM MANAGEMENT

There are times when you need to engage the services of a specialist team or individual to augment your existing in-house capabilities. With specialist skills, in-depth operational experience and a collection of support tools, we will ensure your business is operating at an optimum level.

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE PARTNER BROKERAGE AND PROCUREMENT

PROCUREMENT AND PARTNER BROKERAGE

Sourcing Long Term Operating Partners

PROCUREMENT AND PARTNER BROKERAGE

We assist clients in appointing a service partner by establishing operational criteria for partner selection, partner capability analyses, partner selection support, contract creation, negotiation, mediation and performance management.

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HOSPITALITY MARKET RESEARCH

HOSPITALITY MARKET RESEARCH

Delivering Insight and Trend Data

HOSPITALITY MARKET RESEARCH

We employ quantitative and qualitative methods that deliver data analysis, desk research and group interviews. We supply global and local research analyses from neighbourhood market views for a single operation, to worldwide research for the United Nations and blue chip organisations.

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PROJECT MOBILISATION

PROJECT MOBILISATION

Preparing a Project for Active Service

PROJECT MOBILISATION

Our broad and diverse team of specialists hold the capability to ensure that organisational and technical infrastructures are optimised for event delivery. Our mobilisation methodologies follow your strategic directives to ensure full alignment with project objectives and core deliverables. We deliver projects on time.

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BUSINESS TURNAROUND

BUSINESS TURNAROUND

Identifying Business Challenges and Delivering Viable Solutions

BUSINESS TURNAROUND

We hold thirty years’ of experience providing advice to management teams and have a team of specialists who quickly assess problems, evaluate available options and deliver knowledge to develop viable solutions.

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PSYCHOGRAPHIC PROFILING AND FOOD EXPERIENCE STRATEGIES

PSYCHOGRAPHIC PROFILING

Developing a Set of Customer Profiles to Inform Food Experience Strategy

PSYCHOGRAPHIC PROFILING

Our psychographic profiling is a quantitative method of gathering consensual information from consumers about their food preferences, requirements and expectations. Our ethical methodology facilitates the informed identification of food focussed ‘consumer profiles’ to support the delivery of food spaces aligned with customer needs.

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CASE STUDIES

Russell Partnership Consulting has an unrivalled reputation for providing bespoke strategic solutions. Find out more about our work by reading through a select few case studies that demonstrate the breadth, depth and strength of our approach.

University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Working as part of a £48m project design team, Russell Partnership Consulting was responsible for design and delivery of a series of branded catering outlets

University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Working with the University since 2006 and acting as the sole catering consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting has provided an integrated Food Service Consultant range

Open University

Open University

Working alongside the Open University for the last 15 years, Russell Partnership Consulting has been responsible for the delivery of an estate wide catering strategy

University of Reading

University of Reading

Following the delivery of a campus wide catering strategy, encompassing space and financial modelling, operation resource planning and brand architecture

Arena Leisure PLC

Arena Leisure PLC

Arena Leisure PLC commissioned Russell Partnership Consulting as corporate Catering Consultants to evaluate their outsourced business model

Barbican

Barbican

The Barbican is Europe's largest Arts, Conference and Exhibition Centre, creating a diverse and demanding visitor base

English Heritage

English Heritage

English Heritage's strategic plan was to return to their control any catering operation within a Heritage venue

London 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympics

As leading catering consultants, Russell Partnership Consulting was appointed in 2008 to create and deliver the Food Strategy for London 2012

Sochi 2014

Sochi 2014

Russell Partnership Consulting achieved UK history by being the first Strategic Consultancy Company to provide strategic plans, advice and support

Intercontinental Hotels Group

Intercontinental Hotels Group

Russell Partnership Consulting worked alongside IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group), who operate seven brands including Holiday Inn, Indigo, Crowne Plaza and Intercontinental Hotels

Olympia

Olympia

Russell Partnership Consulting was commissioned as foodservice consultants to develop a Food Strategy for Olympia.

Westfield White City

Westfield White City

The Russell Partnership Consulting team acted as Westfield's catering design agents

BBC

BBC

Working with the BBC since 2006, Russell Partnership Consulting has provided the entire spectrum of integrated catering consultancy services

C. Hoare & Co.

C. Hoare & Co.

As kitchen design consultants, Russell Partnership Consulting was commissioned by C. Hoare & Co. to undertake a strategic kitchen design audit

House of Commons

House of Commons

Russell Partnership Consulting was commissioned by the House of Commons to undertake catering benchmarking across the diverse catering operations

Marsh

Marsh

Marsh is an international organisation, providing credit insurance broking services

AMWAJ

AMWAJ

AMWAJ Catering Services was established to meet the increasing demand for high quality and professional services in Qatar and to take Qatar's catering industry to a higher level

Chandon Estates

Chandon Estates

Chandon Estates operate over 1000 acres in three appellations in California. The étoile restaurant is the only fine dining restaurant within a winery in the Napa Valley

United Nations

United Nations

Russell Partnership Consulting was commissioned to develop the Global Guidelines for the United Nations Food Service Procurement