Peter LeSar

Uniquely specialized in removing barriers to restaurant growth & scale. Bestselling author of Restaurant Strong. Founder of two restaurants recognized by The 50 Best in its Discovery Series.  President of a $50M, 1,400+ employee hospitality company. CFO of a $100M+ publicly traded hospitality company.

Peter mentors founders from wherever their businesses are today through series A financing rounds of USD $5M to $20M. If you are uncertain of how best to navigate upward with your business, study the below and reach out--Peter might not be able to take on new clients, but will offer a pro bono guidance call if and as feasible.

Peter LeSar

Uniquely specialized in removing barriers to restaurant growth & scale.

Bestselling author of Restaurant Strong. Founder of two restaurants recognized by The 50 Best in its Discovery Series.  President of a $50M, 1,400+ employee hospitality company.  CFO of a $100M+ publicly traded hospitality company.

Peter mentors founders from wherever their businesses are today through series A financing rounds of USD $5M to $20M. If you are uncertain of how best to navigate upward with your business, study the below and reach out--Peter might not be able to take on new clients, but will offer a pro bono guidance call if and as feasible.

 

Restaurants founded by Peter have been seen in media worldwide:

 

What Peter does, how he does it & for whom

Guiding restaurant businesses until they raise their first round of institutional capital.

 

Reach out to Peter below.  He will understand where your business is developmentally, so just lay it out:)

Services that remove barriers to progress

The goal every time is to help you advance another leg up.

ROADMAP

We identify every major hurdle you have in business model, product, marketing, systems, human resources, finance and so on. We also identify your solutions so that you know what to work on.

  • First, we set your viable short-term to long-term goals.  Peter helps you understand just how far you can go and why.
  • Then, we excavate for your greatest challenges & opportunities and roadmap the solutions to help you reach those goals.  You literally walk away with a roadmap that clears up your current navigation challenges--one that we will have prepared together and that you sign off on.
  • This plan can shave off years of navigating forward in zig zag manner.  Our goal is to map your straightest viable path.
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LONG-TERM ADVISORY

Peter acts as an ongoing mentor helping you to shorten & strengthen your path as you transition up to new levels of development. This service supports your progress along your Roadmap.

  • Advisory is offered to those who have first worked with Peter on their Roadmap.  We tackle every single growth & scale barrier together one at a time until it is put to bed. 
  • Flexibly work with Peter quarterly, monthly or twice monthly based on need and where you are in your development journey.  Some periods require more intensity than others.
  • Fine tune your Roadmap based on evolving conditions, prioritizing business resilience.  Billing is month-to-month, but founders use this service for long-term support.
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SOLVE SPOT BARRIERS

Peter provides spot services when there are immediate challenges and/or opportunities to tackle.

  • Business model audit to get an independent opinion on what is working and what is not, and how to solve larger challenges.
  • Finance for business acquisitions (and sales), prototype stores and/or for new or expanded units.
  • Retention & recruitment to solve for competitive and market issues around finding, training & retaining the best talent. 
  • Start-up to pre-sharpen your new concept & business model.
  • Structuring to shape your business for capital, partner management and/or to strengthen your board of directors.
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Trainings to Lift Trajectories

Siloed training are dead.  What works is integrating various fields of know-how to knock down very specific hurdles that stand in your way.

Want to deep dive on restaurant strategy?

Watch to learn why Restaurant Strong is a must-read for owners, investors, chefs, marketers & management.

 
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Join a free community of emerging restaurant leaders

Join with 2,400+ restaurant owners who share knowledge and know-how with each other every day.  This valuable Facebook group is also where you find additional resources from the Restaurant Strong book.  Join here to get answers from peers to all of your restaurant business questions.

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