Mark Shadle

Award Winning Master Chef

Restaurateur Consultant

Culinary Specialist

Culinary consulting services

Meet Chef Mark Shadle, a culinary virtuoso with over 35 years of tried-and-true success in the restaurant industry. Mark is a distinguished expert in his field, boasting a remarkable career as a restaurant owner, specializing in both vegan and vegetarian cuisine.

Meet Chef Mark Shadle, a culinary virtuoso with over 35 years of tried-and-true success in the restaurant industry. …

Mark is a distinguished expert in his field, boasting a remarkable career as a restaurant owner, specializing in both vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Now, he’s eager to share his wealth of knowledge and vast expertise through personalized consultations. Mark offers restaurant consulting services by the hour, whether it’s an in-person meeting or a virtual consultation.

His consultation fee is tailored to the unique needs of each project, and excludes travel and accommodations for clients outside the immediate area.

Mark’s consulting services encompass a wide array of vital aspects for establishing and operating a thriving vegan or vegetarian restaurant. This includes the layout and design of the chef’s kitchen, prep areas, and storage facilities, guidance on ingredient sourcing, wholesaler accounts, environmentally responsible packaging and products, as well as cost analysis, labor management, sanitation practices, and the impact of demographics on the success of the venture.

Mark’s expertise also extends to helping clients make informed commercial equipment purchases and navigate local food licensing requirements, further strengthening their business foundation.

Consulting Services

Mark’s consulting services encompass a wide array of vital aspects for establishing and operating a thriving vegan or vegetarian restaurant. This includes the layout and design of the chef’s kitchen, prep areas, and storage facilities, guidance on ingredient sourcing, wholesaler accounts, environmentally responsible packaging and products, as well as cost analysis, labor management, sanitation practices, and the impact of demographics on the success of the venture.

‘Mark brings a
wealth of experience’

Mark’s expertise also extends to helping clients make informed commercial equipment purchases and navigate local food licensing requirements, further strengthening their business foundation.

Furthermore, for clients seeking a broader range of expertise, Mark’s business partner, Ami Beach, is also available for an additional fee. Ami brings a wider scope of consultancy services, including restaurant design, social media strategies, menu consultation, and more, to help you realize your vegan or vegetarian restaurant concept fully. Together, Mark and Ami are dedicated to assisting prospective clients in creating thriving and sustainable culinary

By working with Chef Mark Shadle and/or Ami Beach, prospective clients can benefit from the guidance of true experts in this field, saving thousands of dollars and streamlining their path to success. Rates for consultation start at $500 an hour and up.

It’s important to note that individual projects may be priced by project, allowing flexibility to accommodate the unique needs of each endeavor. Additionally, larger project rates may apply based on the scope and complexity of individual projects, ensuring that clients receive the most cost-effective solutions tailored to their specific goals and requirements.

Working with Chef Mark Shadle —
A collaboration that saves you thousands and offers time-time tested guidance.

Restaurant Consultations

What clients say …

Restaurant Owner

★★★★★

“Chef Mark’s consultancy has been a game-changer for our restaurant. His insights have led to practical decisions that saved us both time and money, optimizing our operations. We’re fortunate to have his business-savvy expertise on board!”

Restaurant Owner, Culinary Expertise Group

★★★★★

Chef Mark is a true business genius with decades of hands-on and practical expertise running a true culinary kitchen. His ability to distill three decades of practical knowledge into a few hours of consultation is nothing short of remarkable. He not only saved us money but also streamlined our operations for efficiency. …”

Happy Client (Restaurant Makeover)

★★★★★

“Chef Mark’s consulting services have been a lifesaver for our restaurant. His wealth of experience, transformed our struggling establishment. Beyond his culinary prowess, it’s his knack for efficient decision-making that stands out. He implemented cost-saving strategies that turned our business around. We wholeheartedly recommend Chef Mark to fellow restaurant owners.”

Years Culinary Experience

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Awards won

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