Consulting Packages for Businesses

Menu planning, staff training, recipe development for small to large business

Get the support and guidance you need to run your business efficiently and successfully

We are seeing a massive trend in the general population and niche markets like raw foods, where people want to treat their illnesses and health challenges first and foremost through the foods they eat. This not only affects adults who want to be healthy, but their buying decisions filter down to their children and what their partners eat. It redefines the restaurants they want to eat at and where they spend their money.

In the last 12 months I’ve received more and more requests from chefs, cafe and restaurant owners and food companies to help them with implementing more health conscious chocolates and desserts into their menu offering or product line.

Let’s face it, if you try to do it alone, you’re likely to end up wasting months of trial and error testing and a lot of money on products that won’t work. You’ll be buying and using the wrong materials and equipment and following recipes from books that are not intended to be upscaled into larger production and which make your business look like a copy cat. After much difficulties and a lot of frustration, you’ll seek out a professional to come clean up the mess and this is no way to start a business.

Menu planning, staff training, recipe development for small to large business

It’s important that we’re realistic about our skill sets when we start a business or brand into an area we’re unfamiliar with. For instance, when I knew my business was ready for a rebrand, I hired a professional branding expert to work with me on it. There’s no way I could have done it on my own. It would have been a waste of time and resources and left me sad, frustrated and in a difficult financial position from spinning my wheels and making the wrong decisions.

Life is a learning process and things take time, but when you can help yourself out and get a boost from an expert, you cut a massive amount of that learning curve and make your life easier and happier.

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Ways I can help you achieve your business visions and dreams:

  • Bespoke recipes: Developing unique, delicious recipes that are a perfect match for your existing menu. I recommend adding the recipes on your seasonal menu first and working with you staff to teach them how to continue to develop recipes once I’m gone. This creates a more sustainable business model and empowers you and your staff.
  • Ingredients / pricing analysis: Let’s face it raw ingredients can be expensive, so here I look at the currently suppliers and ingredients you’re using and how we can cut costs to make your offerings the most price efficient as possible.
  • Staff training: Consistency is key so here I work with your staff to establish their strengths and weaknesses and work with each of them to bring balance to both sides. Your business will only be as strong as your staff members and each team member plays a critical role in it’s continued success.
  • Production and equipment: Another area where there are so many choices and a lot of confusion, in some cases. If your kitchen is already set up when you call me, we’ll do our best to work with what you have. I’m not into spending money unnecessarily. However, if we can start from scratch, we’ll kit you out with the most effective equipment possible. This doesn’t mean the most expensive, just the smartest and the ones that will yield you the highest quality product and a timely manner.
  • Nutritional analysis: If you’re saying it’s healthier, you need to know what you are serving and be able to confidently answer your customer’s questions. I’ll make sure your staff is fully trained to answer any and all questions that come their way and we will have a rough nutritional analysis of your menu items drawn up to share with customers when asked / if desired.
  • Troubleshooting kitchen inefficiencies: When the kitchen isn’t set up right, you’re going to lose money. It’s that simple! I help you become efficient by organising your kitchen to the nines! This is one of my strongest points and one I am very diligent with. It was branded into me as a chef and I am happy to say it’s stuck with me ever since. Organisation is the absolute key to a successful food business. Bottom line. This translates into visual tidiness as well as managerial organisation. Meaning staff training manuals and recipe binders, this means everyone is on the same page and everything in your business is as consistent as possible.
  • Full menu planning: My training as a professional chef and over 10 years as a raw chef allows me to develop both raw and semi-raw, and sweet and savoury menus that suit both raw food businesses and more general health based businesses alike. (great for individual chef’s and restaurants looking for inspiration)
  • Although I operate as a “one stop shop”, I have a team of professionals that I sometimes bring on board depending on the size and scope of the project. I really want to support you in making your mark on the world and creating a business that speaks to your passion and values. We’ll create a business you can be proud of and feel excited about going into work everyday, not anxious or stressed.

Kind words from our friends

Working in the industry and the huge surge in food intolerances, allergies and required diets, with Amy’s help I can face any challenge with a grin and think, “What would Amy do?”

Sammy Tranger

From the first meeting Amy was able to take our vision for the business and give us a realistic idea of how to achieve it. With her business mentoring she took what we wanted and translated that into a real plan that is now beginning to work for us.

Raw CandyFounders of Raw Candy, Bahrain Middle East

Amy is an inspiring teacher and someone who pushes raw culinary artistry to the edge. Her sophisticated chocolates and elegant desserts were the cornerstone at all SAF restaurants during their opening years.

Chad SarnoChef, Consultant & Speaker

I love Amy’s recipes, she is always creating and sharing so openly with all of us. What’s a plus, she actually uses weight measurements (thanks, Amy)!

Monika WackeFounder Schoccolatta, Switzerland

Amy Levin is a very knowledgeable and enterprising professional chef and culinary artist, whose creativity, organisational skills and teaching abilities are remarkable.

Amy WebsterFounder of Simply Raw, Zurich Switzerland

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm at the beginning stages of setting up a business, but I don't know the direction I want to take yet. Can you help with that?

Absolutely. We can work together to establish what your product offerings and concept will be.  From there, we can work on developing recipes to match the desired goal for your business.

I'm located outside of the U.K, can you work with me from my country?

Absolutely. The best way of moving forward is for us to have an exploratory phone call so I can get a sense of what you’re looking to accomplish and you can get a sense of working with me.  Click here to contact me and set up a call.

Which companies have you worked with on recipe development and business consulting?

I have worked with Raw Candy ( Bahrain, Middle East ), NAMA Restaurant
( London, U.K ) and Rawligion ( London, U.K ) to name a few. Click on the business names to read their testimonials of our work together.

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