Plates stacked in a restaurant kitchen

Clark Culinary Consulting

Emerging Brand Specialists

Purchasing & Distribution • Menu & Recipe Profitability

Restaurant Services


Staying on top of the cost of your ingredients is time consuming, but it can make or break your business. We leverage our relationships with distributors, growers, brokers, and manufacturers to create a strategy to bring you the right ingredients at the right cost.


Which of your dishes drives the most money to the bottom line and which ones are increasing your costs? Is your menu optimized to drive guests toward your most profitable items? We help you design recipes and menus that improve your profitability and guest experience. 



Delivery is changing the landscape of the restaurant business.  The rise of third-party services is the biggest upheaval to the industry in our lifetimes. We've been working in restaurant delivery for over ten years, and can give you the guidance you're looking for on how (or if) to best incorporate delivery into your business.


Chef James Clark holding bowl


Founder James Clark has spent over 25 years in the foodservice industry, from humble beginnings in the dish pit to operating a 40-unit company. With a range of experience that encompasses fine-dining to fast-casual, neighborhood gastropub to catering for rock stars, James can help find innovative solutions for your business.


Implementation and Administration

Compeat's restaurant management software is a powerful tool to manage your business more profitably, but getting everything aligned with your systems is a big job. Keep your team focused on what they do best, and let us handle the heavy lifting of implementation.

Our team has a decade of experience with the Radar business intelligence platform and can help you get the best return on your investment in a shorter amount of time.

Manufacturer Services

Work with a chef who understands both industrial capabilities and the modern restaurant landscape. We conduct ideation sessions for new product development and refinement and create recipe suggestions for sell sheets. Our culinary background in fine dining, casual dining, and fast-casual gives you the insight you need to target the right audience for your products.


Phone: 512-766-8510


Austin, TX