Smithsonian NMAI, award wining design and function CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

FD Food and Restaurant Consulting collaborates with you or your team to bring your vision to life. As core team members of the Development and Design Team for Smithsonian Institution, we worked with clients, government agencies, architects, designers and many others from around the globe. The resulting legacy project set a new industry standard for check average and style of service empasizing "menu theme harmony" unlike anything prior.

Signature Salmon dish created for Fiddleheads BUSINESS AND MARKETING PLANNING

We are industry experts, educators, trend, presenters, and media spokespersons. We offer distinct associated skills to facilitate your marketing and image building goals. As founding members and international presenters of Slow Food's Arc of Taste, Terra Madre, Chef's Collaborative, and Renewing America's Food Traditions (RAFT), we have the skill to animate your products and services with your targeted audience.

Washington Post Story by FD Principles PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

We help you develop your  products from conceptualization to shelf.


We plan and facilitate custom fabrication, private label, or packaging your products. Brokers, wineries, distilleries, farm co-ops, ranchers, fisherman, chefs, restaurateurs, and operators, are among those that we've worked with to customize their program.