Expert 521675 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience on the convenience retail / petroleum marketing industry. I have experience in top management positions in both entrepreneurial and large corporate business environments. I have also spent over a decade working as a convenience retail expert witness and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 519450 - MA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 25 years in Massachusetts as a Food Safety and Food Science expert. I have worked with a wide range of food and safety-related issues, including biofilm formation and removal; bioactive food components, rapid detection methodology and food fermentations. I have additional knowledge in rapid bacteria detection methods, media formulation, and dairy starter cultures, among other biological disciplines pertaining to the food and beverage industries.

Expert 519562 - DE TX VA

Expertise Description

My background of over 25 years in the field of Food Safety has been focused on the regulatory, foodservice, and manufacturing sectors. As a food safety expert witness, I also have experience in nutrition and well being, regulatory compliance, business strategy, and consumer surveys. I am well-versed in HACCP, food quality, nutrition, FDA, food processing, food service, sanitation, restaurants, grocery, dietitian, and food technology. I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations as a food safety expert witness.

Expert 518592 - MA

Expertise Description

My 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry includes working as a Hotel Administrator and Food and Beverage Sanitation Instructor. I founded a consultant firm that has provided design, diversity, food safety, management consulting, marketing, quality assurance, and training, as well as development support to the service industries with a concentration on the hospitality industry. My experience includes the analysis of recipes and suggestions for recipe changes to make foods healthier; developing business plans with financial projections for new or relocated restaurants; mystery shopping for regional chains and independent restaurants, as well as extensive experience providing customer service, food safety, responsible beverage and anti-discrimination training in the United States, Canada, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 515337 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience within the Hospitality industry. My firm provides management advisory services and specializes in operations best practices, financial controls and reports, menu strategies and creation, management and employee development, safety and sanitation education, design and development of training materials, multi‐unit operations management. I also have experience in P&L analysis, forecasting and budget development, profit retention, kitchen layout, recipe development and costing, trouble shooting, project planning and systems development, risk management and inventory control, effective purchasing practices, vendor sourcing and negotiations, sales and product analysis, marketing strategies, and human resource management. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 515359 - LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in the Foodservice industry. I hold a strong business operational knowledge through exposure to diverse business protocols and skilled in all aspects of the food serviced industry with a strong culinary background. I am a Certified Food Safety Instructor. My culinary specialties include Creole, Cajun, French, Spanish, and Southwestern, and I have extensive nutrition experience.

Expert 509268 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience working and consulting in all segments of the foodservice industry. My background in foodservice management provides a unique insight to running a profitable restaurant operation in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace. My tight focus on restaurant fundamentals obtains results for clients such as: high volume independents, regional and national chains and start-up concepts. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 504467 - BC QC

Expertise Description

(Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Foodservice Management with expertise in franchise development. I have experience with the development of concepts, facility requirements, location criteria, menus, pricing structures, operating policies and procedures, training programs, and control systems and other similar concerns. I have done operational reviews of food and beverage facilities and retail operations in order to evaluate management capabilities, reduce prime and operation costs and develop effective operation policies and procedures. I have done master planning of foodservice operations for multi-use facilities including, but not limited to: ski resorts, entertainment facilities, amusement parks, professional sports stadiums, museums, hospitals, and municipal facilities. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 324203 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in agribusiness. My experience includes conducting econometric analyses of strategic behavior of food retailers, food manufacturers, and food wholesalers. I am actively involved in a number of research projects concerning consumer behavior with respect to food safety, food labeling, advertising, economic efficiency, and promotion and food service environments (fast food). I conduct research for the USDA on insect pests, invasive species (insects not native to the United States), commodity price inflation, and the causes of adult and childhood obesity. I have won awards for research in agricultural labor markets, derivative pricing and innovation in food product markets. I have experience with all manner of institutions and markets associated with the U.S. fresh produce industry.

Expert 128605 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in Microwave/Microwaves. I have experience with microwave products and applications and developed numerous microwavable products and processes, My expertise includes microwave oven technology, microwave packaging technology, microwave food product development, microwave product testing, designing the microwave product testing laboratory, microwave product hazards, microwave heating fundamentals, industrial microwave, burns, and RF heating technology, applications of microwaves in the food industry, industrial heating applications of microwaves, and industrial drying of solids with microwave and Radio Frequency (RF). I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 127887 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience specializing in temporary restroom and wastewater management. My expertise includes: bioaugmentation projects; company management; foodservice wastewater issues (grease control programs, grease trap waste disposal); industrial wastewater; municipal compliance; policy manual development / implementation; portable sanitation; preventative maintenance for foodservice operators; regulatory compliance; sewage treatment plants; temporary restroom operations; and waste reduction.

Expert 47044 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have experience as a practicing food and hospitality management expert, with expertise in many service industry areas, including: facilities management; industry best practices; critical path development; pre-opening planning; menu engineering; bar / kitchen operations; safety / sanitation training; customer service; food / beverage purchasing; recipe costing / standardization; training and operations; liquor / linen control; shipping / receiving; refrigerated / dry storage; catering; room service operations; and cost containment. I am experienced in all food and hospitality industry topics associated with country clubs, chain restaurants, entertainment studios, hotels, motels, resorts, bakeries, cruise lines, and individual restaurants. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 58981 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 35 years experience in food and hospitality, specializing in food service programs with experience as a food broker, multi-unit restaurant manager, concessions manager, and in institutional public school operations. My expertise includes: personnel management; distribution and bids; cafeteria design and layout; food service ergonomics; regulation compliance; budgeting; financial analysis and planning; purchasing; sanitation control procedures; wellness plans; safety procedures; and operational analysis.

Expert 48081 - CA(S) FL NY TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry. My background includes experience in a variety of operations in the lodging and food service industries. My expertise includes the areas of hotel and restaurant litigation services, new development, strategic planning, personal property valuation, marketing, accounting and control systems, and achieving operational efficiency. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 33277 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) FL TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in all aspects of food safety management. My areas of expertise include audits and inspections, compliance, and regulatory issues, food safety training, food poisoning, food service management, restaurant practices and standards, and HACCP plan development. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 28937 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the restaurant and foodservice industry. My expertise includes evaluation of restaurant concepts and market positioning, site analysis and market research, restaurant business valuations, strategic planning, budgeting and profit forecasting, market studies, break-even analysis and preparation of most likely prospective financial analysis, operational analysis of management controls for profit improvement, accounting and financial planning for franchise restaurants and foodservice outlets, design and implementation of franchise audit programs, as well as development of operations manuals, job descriptions and task procedures. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 12246 - CA(N) CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field hotel management and hospitality issues including lodging, foodservice, resort, gaming, and the club industry. My areas of expertise include upkeep and maintenance, planning and feasibility, employee and labor issues, impact and marketing evaluation, franchise and management contracts, safety and security, landlord / tenant agreements, landlord / tenant disputes, food and alcoholic beverage handling, economic issues, and construction of FF&E problems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 9026 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 60 years experience in the field of Hospitality and Hotel. Extensive experience in restaurant and franchise management including hotels, bars, training, retail, commissaries, food products, brokerage, deli/frozen foods, manufacturing, distribution, site, selection, shopping malls/food courts, safety, burns, security, manuals, multi-level marketing, damage assessment, appraisal profit and loss, standard operating procedures, controls, systems in all types of fast food & restaurant operation, franchiser-franchisee relations, and license agreements. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8986 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Foodservice Management Professional. I am experienced and knowledgeable in food and beverage operations, restaurant entreprenuership, beverage management (wines, spirits, and beers), restaurant concept development, menu design and development, kitchen design, hospitality education, and fund raising.

Expert 437880 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Franchise Law with expertise in purchase, financing, and operations of businesses; franchise development; practical hands-on administration with a regional food service chain; review and preparation of domestic and international franchise disclosure documents (FDD); franchise registration; structuring of franchisors, franchisees, management teams, and affiliated companies; and international franchise expansion programs. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 462123 - CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Food and Consumer Products with expertise in strategic planning, marketing, supply chain (distribution & logistics), retail operations, pricing, organization design, productivity improvement (warehouse & store), management information systems and market research. I have additional experience with retailers (food, non-food), grocery wholesalers, foodservice distributors and trade associations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 431656 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the Hospitality Industry. I have extensive experience in management, marketing, brands, brand management, product development, training and coaching staff, finance and corporate operations, as well as experience with training programs and quality-control systems. My experience further includes consulting with a broad range of foodservice businesses, including independent restaurants, private clubs, hotels, casinos, and multi-unit chains.

Expert 427798 - CO

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Food Technology. I have extensive experience in new product innovation and commercialization, quality assurance, food safety systems, business intelligence, supply chain, manufacturing cost reduction, national QSR restaurant chains, convenience stores, food manufacturing. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 351700 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the Food and Beverage industries. My expertise includes consulting on strategy, competition, finance and valuations, mergers & acquisitions, production, and marketing & sales, as well as organization and systems, including distribution, and legislation, regulatory enforcement, antitrust and litigation. My expertise also covers international trade, legislation and regulatory matter, agricultural production, commodity trading, marketing, sales, product testing, research, ingredients, flavors, and sweeteners. My expert witness work includes contractual disputes; Lanham Act violations; identification and qualification of industry standards, customs and practices; regulatory and statutory challenges involving pricing, sales promotion and competitive policies and practices; antitrust; brand, company and asset evaluations. My expertise also includes intellectual property complaints, including patent, trademark and trade dress infringement; unfair competition; false advertising and misrepresentations; consumer injury class action suits; supplier/distributor terminations and compensation; product defects, manufacturing negligence and liability; and bankruptcy asset valuations and directed sales. I have additional experience with damage analysis, including the preparation of damage reports for court submission. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 419629 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Foodservice and Hospitality. My extensive experience includes turn around and restructuring, lease negotiation, commercial lease negotiations, best practices assessment, restaurant valuation and appraisal, investor procurement and relations, feasibility and concept viability, earnings potential, RFP bid process, loyalty and dining card programs, tip allocations, employee meals and benefits, management agreements and contracts, distressed properties, brand and concept obsolescence, brand development, reasonable care standards, loss future profits, orderly liquidation value (OLV) appraisal, and going out of business (GOB) analysis. I have more than 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 320821 - NC

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Entomology with urban pest management, including termite and wood-destroying organism inspections, identification and control, and general household pest insects and vertebrate animal management. My additional entomologist expertise consists of medical and veterinary pest management, structural pest control operator, fumigation, wildlife exclusion, removal, and habitat development with particular respect to native insectivorous bats. I consult for matters concerning commercial, industrial and residential pest management protocol for hospitals, food production, and storage and serving operations. I have worked on projects entailing Mexican Free-Tailed Bats, and mosquito control programs. I have experience with television and print media regarding bats, termites, mosquitoes, and fleas. I have prior expert witness experience.