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 517458 - 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 am an expert in Hospitality Real Estate, having consulted internationally on hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants and other hospitality businesses. I have over 40 years of experience, and my services include financial and market analysis, operations analysis, valuation, property tax appeals, asset management, brokerage, and litigation support and expert witness. I have prior experience in deposition and testimony, over 30 years of experience as an expert and consultant.

Expert 518507 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in Guest Relations and Hospitality. I have moved through many roles over the years, and am well versed in how important a dynamic staff is for a customer’s experience. I have learned firsthand about consumers’ needs and desires when it comes to wellness and luxury. I have specialized in integrating the experience of staff, management and clients. As a Hospitality Professional and Trainer, I have conceived and lead comprehensive on-site training for new and existing resort staffs, as well as workshops, seminars, and training for spa resort owners and operators. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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 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 319929 - 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 over 30 years experience in Hotel operations with expertise in generally accepted operation practices and standards in the lodging industry to meet the Duty of Care expectation by guests and employees. My practice focuses on Catastrophic injuries from assaults, shootings, and wrongful death matters associated with drowning, fire, and carbon monoxide poisoning occurrences at hotels. I routinely work on matters involving Hotel Franchise Agreements and Brand Standards vis-a-vis property control and operational requirements. My retention has been approximately 50/50 plaintiff and defense in state and federal courts. I have spent over 20 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a hotel operations expert witness.

Expert 414586 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the Hotel Industry. I have extensive experience in hotel asset management, strategic advisory, transactions, financing, valuation, investments, hotel transactions, hotel real estate investment, operation efficiencies, hotel operations, impact on asset value from the actions / inactions, impact on management company value from actions / inactions of property owners, damage calculations due to construction defects and other causes, and long term asset value strategies. My additional expertise includes various positions at different hotels covering every major operational department, including front desk, housekeeping, marketing, accounting, and food and beverage. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 391086 - AZ FL LA ME MA NH

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Hotel Management Industry with extensive background in on-property and corporate hotel management. My specific areas of expertise include Hotel Industry Operating Standards, Product Standards, Safety and Security Standards, Emergency Procedures, Employee Qualifications, Hiring and Termination Practices, Contractual Dispute, Standards for Training, Marketing Practices, Franchise Agreements and Management Contracts, Franchise Relations, Restaurant, Food and Beverage Standards, Alcohol Service, Accounting, Taxation, and Valuation. My experience involves hotels, motels, the cruise industry, casinos and other gaming operations, restaurants, bars, and recreation industries. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 321237 - NY

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a hotel consulting expert with asset management, hotel operations, hotel franchising and litigation support services. My expertise includes areas concerning franchise and management agreements, hotel acquisitions and due diligence studies, and operational audits. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 344108 - CA(S) NV

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years expert experience with Hotel and Hospitality Real Estate in Nevada and California. I have worked in senior and executive positions with three major hotel companies in real estate development, finance, and operations. I have maintained an advisory practice for hotels, resorts, and related hospitality products. My services may be in relation to new properties going through any situation where disputes have arisen among the stakeholders. My typical expert assignments include financial feasibility; economic damages; lost profits; management contracts and franchise agreements; brand issues; standards of care; and management and operating issues. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.