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Expect to COLLABORATE

Meet the people who drive our company…

 

Kate
Edwards

FOUNDER & VISIONARY
Expert, author, coach and speaker. Kate is the heart of the organization & approaches each client & project with an appreciation for the challenges & joys of leading your own operation.

See Kate in Action

Carole
Heffernan

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Content developer, strategist, facilitator & standard-bearer. Carole combines her work ethic, empathy & curiosity and with an enthusiastic dedication to the
client experience.

John
Cassanos

OPERATIONS EXPERT
F&B authority, team trainer, builder & stabilizer. An industry pro, John embodies high standards & a generous spirit while improving or launching memorable hospitality concepts.


…And Our Extended Network of Hospitality Consultants

We have a lifetime of associates & collaborators who we partner with & recommend to our clients. These connections help us bring the best to our clients for any project scope.
We take pride in the relationships we continuously foster & serve and work with the best in the business so we can bring the best to you.

 
 
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VENDORS

Kate Edwards & Co. is connected with the most respected vendors that serve the hospitality industry. From tabletop and POS systems to credit card processing, insurance, and liquor license attorneys, to the highest quality food & beverage, KE&C works with the best in their fields. one call away from connecting their clients to the people they need to help operate their businesses daily.  

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DESIGNERS

The design of your business is crucial to the expression of your brand. Kate Edwards & Co collaborates with and recommends designers who can enunciate your brand from the architecture, graphics, packaging, interior, kitchen, lighting and layout. We work with the designers and specialists who can help make your project shine and operate flawlessly.

 
 
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CHEFS

Hospitality entrepreneurs often require the expertise of a knowledgeable chef to create and standardize your unique recipes and set up the systems in the kitchen. An experienced chef consultant can also advise on the design of your kitchen space, train your team and set you up with vendors and inventory management systems. We work with chefs with varied culinary and operational strengths who can help you achieve your culinary vision for your new restaurant brand.

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CONSULTANTS

In order to offer our clients a full suite of services for their new project we frequently collaborate with other consultants. Our colleagues are experts in various phases of development and have developed various specialties.. We make recommendations based on your team and experience will make introductions to consultants who offer services in finance, build-out, capital raise, bar and beverage, wine, accounting and HR for a restaurant or any new business.