Restaurant Branding Agency
Russ Blakeborough, Managing Director, has 30+ years of experience advising restaurants. He has provided new strategies and solutions to improve quality, revenues, and systems in all types of establishments, from fine dining to fast-casual. As a Senior Consultant, Russ has experience with concept creation, analysis visits, restaurant-opening strategies, hotel openings, task force assignments, management recruitment, and regional oversight visits. He also has varied experience in restaurants, luxury resorts, casinos, and business hotels in Europe, the Caribbean, and US. Read more about WHY FOCUS F&B and Latest blog.
RECENT AND PAST ASSIGNMENTS
Past assignments include: Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Bahamas | Q- Principle | Albergotti Grill, Beaufort | W Hotel Miami | Reserve Hotel & Casino | Cohen’s Retreat, Savannah | Renaissance Hotel OKC | Xenia Hotels & Resorts | Azul Hospitality, Kauai | Sheraton FP, Fort Lauderdale | The Sewanee Inn, Tennessee | IBC Hospitality | UMC, Commercial Kitchen Design | Prohibition Speakeasy Bar | Glimpse Video Auditing | Carver Hospitality | St. Regis Bahia Beach | Westin St. John | Westin Savannah Golf Resort & Spa | Sheraton Tysons Corner | Savannah Harbor Troon Golf Club | Kokopelli Mexican Grill, Phoenix | Hemingways, Grand Cayman
Focus F&B tries to be a positive influence the Food and Beverage Industry by writing thought provoking articles, many of which have been featured in print and online publications, as seen below:
Food Trends 2017 Boutique Hotel Restaurants Food Cost out of Control?