Food Consultants

The Fig & Fox Food Consultancy is aimed at small businesses wanting to make a local impact and become more environmentally friendly.

 

With over 25 years of combined experience and a love of local produce, our paperless Consultancy help restaurants, cafes and other food establishments develop their business throughout Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.

 

Our holistic approach builds a natural and gradual process into becoming a thriving business that embraces eco-friendly solutions and appreciates the benefits of being part of the local food network. By improving operations, providing training and strengthening your brand, we can help you become better connected with your local customer base and reduce your environmental impact.

How can we help?

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ECO-SOLUTIONS

Waitering

HR & TRAINING

Fig & Fox Local Food Consultants and Men

KITCHEN & MENU

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OPERATIONS

Marketing and Food Consultants - The Fig

MARKETING

  • Zero-waste to landfill

  • Plastic-free alternatives

  • Eco-friendly cleaning products

  • Compostable packaging

  • Reduce single use products

  • Training programme development

  • Product knowledge

  • Employee retention

  • Controlling payroll

  • Core and seasonal menu creation

  • Supplier sourcing

  • GP and costing

  • Menu tastings

  • Recipe and mise en place

  • Kitchen Efficiency

  • Menu Design & Printing

  • P&L assessment

  • Stock and waste management

  • Kitchen efficiency

  • Eco development

  • Health and safety

  • Website design and analysis

  • Social media makeover

  • Professional photography and stock images

  • Local advertising

  • Logo design

  • Rebranding support

The Process

1.

GET IN
TOUCH

Email or call us to receive our full list of services and how you want your business to grow.

2.

FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION

We'll discuss your vision for the business in more detail and how we can help you achieve it.

3.

BESPOKE DEVELOPMENT

Once on board, we'll create your business development plan to help guide you to the future.

4.

SUPPORT &
SUCCEED

We'll provide continuous support throughout your consultancy and help you grow your business.

James and Laura have over 25 years experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. With a love of local produce and a passion for the environment they aim to share their knowledge and ethos to help independent businesses throughout Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire grow.

JAMES

THE CHEF CONSULTANT

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Specialties: Menu Creation, Waste Management, Kitchen Efficiency

Passions: Foraging, Local Produce, Star Wars

James is a talented chef boasting training under the likes of Gordon Ramsey, Marco Pierre White and Raymond Blanc. As well as Michelin Star restaurants, he has been the senior chef of award winning pubs and hotels including the role as an Executive Chef Consultant with one of the U.K.'s biggest hospitality company.

 

His experience doesn't end with restaurants. James has also worked with events companies leading him to cater for major sporting events such as Wimbledon and Lords. 

As The Fig & Fox Chef Consultant, James helps restaurants improve their kitchen operations from designing more efficient kitchen layouts, implementing better health and safety practices and engineering menus that reflects the style, branding and skills of new or established businesses.

LAURA

THE OPERATIONS CONSULTANT

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Specialties: Customer Engagement, Staff Training, Eco-Solutions

Passions: People, The Environment, House Plants

Laura has extensive experience in the hospitality industry from village pubs to city bars, independent restaurants to prestigious wedding venues.

"I understand the fluctuations in hospitality that aren't always in other industries like extreme seasonal trade, high employee turnover and tight payroll budgets."

Her focus on people promotes customer engagement through brand conceptions and the importance of reflecting this through service, staff and product knowledge, especially when showcasing local food. She's trained and managed a variety of employees within small teams of under 10 members of staff to to larger workforces with over 50 people.

The Team

Our Partners

Working together with other local businesses means we can provide a full range of services. You can tap into a network of professionals by choosing The Fig & Fox Company as a one-stop-shop to help with your development journey.

The Fig & Fox Food & Restaurant Consulta

Hand-roasted coffee specialists based in Rutland. We work with them to provide clients with ethical and unique coffee as well as other services including:

  • Barista Training
  • Coffee Equipment
  • Coffee Machine Calibration
  • Promotional Materials

GET IN TOUCH

Fill out the form below to receive a our services brochure and arrange a FREE initial consultation.