Food Business Consulting

Bakery - Specialty Pastry - Farmers Market - General Hospitality

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“Derek has innate creativity and is a talented baker who has proven to be an inspiring educator and competent consultant, but what sets him apart from his peers is his determination, constant optimism and ability to deliver in challenging situations. I’m always excited to work with him and look forward to collaborating with him in the future!”

- Samara Murphy - owner of Petit Four

Need Advisement In:
  • Brand Building

  • Menu Development

  • Business plan development

  • Social Media Outreach

  • Staff Training and seminars

  • Business Growth

  • Pro forma development

  • Strategy

  • and more...

Background:
  • Education: The Culinary Institute of America

    • Baking & Pastry Mgmt.: BA 2009

    • Food Business: MPS 2021

  • 10 years of Business Ownership

  • 15+ years industry experience

  • Former Owner:

    • specialty bakery

    • pastry incubator

    • farmers market

  • Educator in:

    • Business​

    • Hospitality Management

    • Culinary & Pastry Arts

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