Monthly Archives: December 2015


Realigning Case Study

An acclaimed restaurant corporation hired Makowsky Group to assess and improve underperforming new concepts within their restaurant portfolio of brands. They required counsel and guidance to better understand their sub-optimal performance. OBJECTIVE We were brought in to access and lead new concept development, as well as review overall company portfolio. Areas of focus were: Develop […]

2016 Food Trends

1. Spice: Flavor not Heat Spice is no longer regulated to the hot category alone. “Consumers are looking for a complex depth of flavor to accompany their burn” according to Seth Makowsky of Makowsky Restaurant Group. Look for spices to influence everything from breakfast to cocktails: Trend in action: The condiment, Harissa, is a spicy […]