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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.

Russell Partnership Consulting’s unique strategic methodology is founded upon practical experience, extensive up-to-the-minute consumer research and is supported by a collection of unique, inter-related operational models. Crafted and refined over a number of years, our proprietary models underpin solutions to the challenges of: major event masterplanning, commercial viability, space utilisation, benchmarking, large-scale production and delivery logistics. We believe and build long-term relationships with value, trust, transparency and independence.

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EXPERTS

Nigel Garfitt MBE, London 2012

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COLLABORATIVE

Pat McGrath, University of Sheffield

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RELIABLE

Dan Hull, England 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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Catering Consultancy Services
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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

Planning a new catering, hotel or leisure development? Establishing or delivering a major event? Need to re-engineer an existing operation, build a new business feasibility or undertake due diligence? We deliver strategic plans and provide guidance to support you throughout the process.

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MICHELIN STAR CHEFS

MICHELIN STAR CHEFS

Delivering Access to the World’s Best Michelin Star Chefs

MICHELIN STAR 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.

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EVENT MASTERPLANNING

EVENT MASTERPLANNING

Creation and Management of a Masterplan

EVENT MASTERPLANNING

Our team provide an integrated service to ensure that each project has a practical route outlined from strategy through to live operation. We deliver specialist design guidance and space planning to ensure optimum output from space available and food outlet distributions.

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NUTRITION INNOVATION

NUTRITION INNOVATION

Nutrition Audits, Workshops and Training Courses

NUTRITION INNOVATION

Our qualified Nutritionists offer bespoke guidance and expert support in auditing and creating nutritious 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, BENCHMARKING AND AUDITS

Assessing, Recommending and Futureproofing Business Operations

BUSINESS ANALYSIS, BENCHMARKING AND AUDITS

Our team 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 help. Our independent designers will deliver a kitchen equipped to operate efficiently 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. This delivers 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

FOOD AND BEVERAGE PARTNER BROKERAGE AND PROCUREMENT

Sourcing Long Term Operating Partners

FOOD AND BEVERAGE PARTNER BROKERAGE AND PROCUREMENT

We assist clients in appointing a service partner by establishing operational criteria for partner selection, partner capability analyses, partner selection support, contract creation, negotiation and 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 hotel, up to worldwide research for the United Nations food supply strategy.

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PROJECT MOBILISATION

PROJECT MOBILISATION

Preparing and Organising 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.

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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 AND FOOD EXPERIENCE STRATEGIES

Developing a Set of Customer Profiles to Inform Food Experience Strategy

PSYCHOGRAPHIC PROFILING AND FOOD EXPERIENCE STRATEGIES

Psychographic profiling is the amalgamation of psychographic segmentation and market profiling. Our methodology facilitates the comprehensive identification of customer needs and expectations to deliver the optimum customer journey.

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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