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A`La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group
Houston, Texas
14125 Memorial, Suite 104, 77079


Contact:  Chris Tripoli
www.alacarteconsultinggroup.com
281-293-0077 Or Toll Free 866-293-0077
info@alacarteconsultinggroup.com
14125 Memorial, Suite 104
Houston, Texas 77079

Contact:  Chris Tripoli
www.alacarteconsultinggroup.com
281-293-0077 Or Toll Free 866-293-0077
info@alacarteconsultinggroup.com
A member in good standing of the Food Service Consultants Society International (FCSI), Chris Tripoli has over 40 years of service in the hospitality industry as a designer, developer, owner and operator. He has developed award winning restaurants, teaches at the University of Houston Small Business Development Center and he is a recognized lecturer, educator, author and trainer.
Information:  
Food Service,  Franchising,  Restaurant Consultants, 


A member in good standing of the Food Service Consultants Society International (FCSI), Chris Tripoli has over 40 years of service in the hospitality industry as a designer, developer, owner and operator. He has developed award winning restaurants, teaches at the University of Houston Small Business Development Center and he is a recognized lecturer, educator, author and trainer.

Food Safety and HACCP Compliance
Woodland Hills, California
20938 De Mina Street, 91364


Contact:  Jeff Nelken
http://www.foodsafetycoach.com/
818-703-7147 Or Toll Free
jeffnelken@cs.com
20938 De Mina Street
Woodland Hills, California 91364

Contact:  Jeff Nelken
http://www.foodsafetycoach.com/
818-703-7147
jeffnelken@cs.com
Jeff Nelken, MA, retired RD is a Food Safety / HACCP Expert with 35 years experience in the hospitality industry. He specializes in Food Safety, Accident Prevention, Inspections, Audits and Training.
Information:  
Allergy,  Food Manufacturing,  Food Safety,  Food Service,  Restaurant Consultants, 


Jeff Nelken, MA, retired RD is a Food Safety / HACCP Expert with 35 years experience in the hospitality industry. He specializes in Food Safety, Accident Prevention, Inspections, Audits and Training.

MG Edible Oil Consulting International, Inc.
Lynnwood, Washington
2526 204th Street S.W., 98036


Contact:  Monoj K. Gupta
mgedibleoil.com
972-234-1634 Or Toll Free
mgupta@sbcglobal.net
2526 204th Street S.W.
Lynnwood, Washington 98036

Contact:  Monoj K. Gupta
mgedibleoil.com
972-234-1634
mgupta@sbcglobal.net
Monoj K. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998. He has been in the field of oil technology and food processing for over 45 years, and holds a Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Chemistry,  Consumer Products,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Food Manufacturing,  Food Service,  Forensic Chemistry,  Patents,  Restaurant Consultants, 


Monoj K. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998. He has been in the field of oil technology and food processing for over 45 years, and holds a Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida.

SAGE Food Safety, LLC
Cincinnati, Ohio
P.O. Box 54491, 45254


Contact:  Gale Prince, CFS
www.sagefoodsafety.com
513-236-6264 Or Toll Free
gale@galeprince.com
P.O. Box 54491
Cincinnati, Ohio 45254

Contact:  Gale Prince, CFS
www.sagefoodsafety.com
513-236-6264
gale@galeprince.com
Gale Prince brings over 40 years of food industry experience to the table, starting in 1967 at the Jewel Companies till his retirement from The Kroger Co. as their Director of Corporate Regulatory Affairs. He is widely known for his involvement in industry and regulatory activities and in addressing global food safety issues. He has been called “The Dean” of product recalls having managed several thousand in his career and is noted for his knowledge of food safety and regulatory requirements.
Information:  
Food and Waterborne Diseases,  Food Manufacturing,  Food Safety,  Food Service, 


Gale Prince brings over 40 years of food industry experience to the table, starting in 1967 at the Jewel Companies till his retirement from The Kroger Co. as their Director of Corporate Regulatory Affairs. He is widely known for his involvement in industry and regulatory activities and in addressing global food safety issues. He has been called “The Dean” of product recalls having managed several thousand in his career and is noted for his knowledge of food safety and regulatory requirements.

University of Denver
Denver, Colorado
9400 East Iliff Avenue, 80231


Contact:  Mr. Paul H. Laesecke
http://daniels.du.edu/faculty-research/hospitality-management/
303-696-1684 Or Toll Free
plaeseck@du.edu
9400 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80231

Contact:  Mr. Paul H. Laesecke
http://daniels.du.edu/faculty-research/hospitality-management/
303-696-1684
plaeseck@du.edu
I have extensive experience in the hotel and food service industries, both at the unit and corporate levels. Senior executive in human resources for two major hotel companies. Founded and built a restaurant company to the 300th largest company in Texas, took it public and actively traded on NASDAQ. Hotel general Manager. Certified Hotel Administrator. Faculty University of Denver Hospitality Management School. Managed in the US and Caribbean.
Information:  
Consultants,  Food Service,  Franchising,  Hotels and Hospitality,  Human Resources,  Job Safety Analysis,  Restaurant Consultants,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Training Programs, 


I have extensive experience in the hotel and food service industries, both at the unit and corporate levels. Senior executive in human resources for two major hotel companies. Founded and built a restaurant company to the 300th largest company in Texas, took it public and actively traded on NASDAQ. Hotel general Manager. Certified Hotel Administrator. Faculty University of Denver Hospitality Management School. Managed in the US and Caribbean.

Ewen Todd Consulting LLC
Okemos, Michigan
4183 Indian Glen Drive, 48864


Contact:  Ewen Todd
http://ewentoddconsulting.com/1.html
517-347-4270 Or Toll Free
ecdtodd@gmail.com
4183 Indian Glen Drive
Okemos, Michigan 48864

Contact:  Ewen Todd
http://ewentoddconsulting.com/1.html
517-347-4270
ecdtodd@gmail.com
Internationally known expert in food safety research with extensive publications after having 33 years experience in government (Health Canada) and 10 years in academia (Michigan State University) researching food safety in foodservice, food processing, risk assessment, hand hygiene, health care, and child care. He has also published surveillance data on foodborne and waterborne outbreaks. He is familiar with the US and Canadian food industry, both foodservice and food processing, HACCP, disease investigation, food and equipment contamination. He has worked in numerous countries educating and training, and collaborating to set up policies, regulations and HACCP. Since leaving the Canadian government and entering academia, he has been expert witness in 22 cases in both the U.S. and Canada where foodborne illnesses have occurred. He has testified on the behalf of plaintiffs who suffered from E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, Salmonella, ciguatoxin fish poisoning, yeast, allergens and unknown agents. He has also represented defendants in two illness cases.
Information:  
Food and Waterborne Diseases,  Food Manufacturing,  Food Safety,  Food Service, 


Internationally known expert in food safety research with extensive publications after having 33 years experience in government (Health Canada) and 10 years in academia (Michigan State University) researching food safety in foodservice, food processing, risk assessment, hand hygiene, health care, and child care. He has also published surveillance data on foodborne and waterborne outbreaks. He is familiar with the US and Canadian food industry, both foodservice and food processing, HACCP, disease investigation, food and equipment contamination. He has worked in numerous countries educating and training, and collaborating to set up policies, regulations and HACCP. Since leaving the Canadian government and entering academia, he has been expert witness in 22 cases in both the U.S. and Canada where foodborne illnesses have occurred. He has testified on the behalf of plaintiffs who suffered from E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, Salmonella, ciguatoxin fish poisoning, yeast, allergens and unknown agents. He has also represented defendants in two illness cases.

mdi Consultants, Inc.
Great Neck, New York
55 Northern Blvd. , 11021


Contact:  Alan Schwartz
http://www.mdiconsultants.com/
516-482-9001 Or Toll Free
alan@mdiconsultants.com
55 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, New York 11021

Contact:  Alan Schwartz
http://www.mdiconsultants.com/
516-482-9001
alan@mdiconsultants.com
mdi Consultants, Inc - Experts in FDA regulatory affairs, quality assurance and ISO 9000 certification. With 6 years in the FDA and 37 years consulting to the industry, mdi Consultants, Inc. has been an invited Speaker worldwide on FDA regulations and policies and has obtained FDA expert status as third party auditors. OUR APPROACH We utilize the following three part approach to providing high quality services to our clients: Unsurpassed consultant experience – we identify and recruit only top quality consultants with deep industry knowledge to provide the most complete and insightful advice to our clients Up-to-date systems and processes – we have highly defined systems (e.g. manuals, training programs, technical files) and processes (e.g. audit methodologies, 510(k) submission, validations) that are constantly refined and kept current across the ever changing regulatory environment Involvement in regulation development – we stay ahead of policies by participating in the development of regulation (e.g. HACCP, Scientific Advisor to U.S. Congressmen)
Information:  
Food Manufacturing,  Food Safety,  Food Service,  Medical Devices,  Pharmaceuticals,  Product Liability,  Product Warnings, 


mdi Consultants, Inc - Experts in FDA regulatory affairs, quality assurance and ISO 9000 certification. With 6 years in the FDA and 37 years consulting to the industry, mdi Consultants, Inc. has been an invited Speaker worldwide on FDA regulations and policies and has obtained FDA expert status as third party auditors. OUR APPROACH We utilize the following three part approach to providing high quality services to our clients: Unsurpassed consultant experience – we identify and recruit only top quality consultants with deep industry knowledge to provide the most complete and insightful advice to our clients Up-to-date systems and processes – we have highly defined systems (e.g. manuals, training programs, technical files) and processes (e.g. audit methodologies, 510(k) submission, validations) that are constantly refined and kept current across the ever changing regulatory environment Involvement in regulation development – we stay ahead of policies by participating in the development of regulation (e.g. HACCP, Scientific Advisor to U.S. Congressmen)

The Manask Hospitality Group
Arcadia, California
20 East Foothill Blvd Ste 128, 91006


Contact:  Arthur M. Manask, FCSI or Don J. Avalier, FCSI, FMP
www.manask.com/hospitalitygroup/
818-557-0635 Or Toll Free 800-686-8813
artm@manask.com
20 East Foothill Blvd Ste 128
Arcadia, California 91006

Contact:  Arthur M. Manask, FCSI or Don J. Avalier, FCSI, FMP
www.manask.com/hospitalitygroup/
818-557-0635 Or Toll Free 800-686-8813
artm@manask.com
Degrees/licenses: Restaurant Management. Professional Member: Foodservice Consultants Society International, Certified Foodservice Management Professional, National Restaurant Association. Specialties: Foodservice operations expert in: Restaurants, Bars/Lounges, Cafeterias, Casinos, Catering, Club, Colleges, Food Courts, Hotels/Resorts, and Motion Picture Studios. Experience in: industry custom and trade practices, operation standards, profit enhancement, cost control management, P&L analysis, expert witness support/testimony, contract/lease negotiations, food safety and sanitation, and most foodservice issues and operations. Experience includes: Hunt Realty, Woodbine Development Corporation, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, LA City Attorney & DWP, Morrison & Foerster, Embassy Suites and Bickel & Brewer. Published author in industry publications; seminar presenter: Who's Who in California, Who's Who in the West. Past president of California Restaurant Association. Thirty-five years experience as an operator, consultant and expert witness.
Information:  
Food Safety,  Food Service,  Hotels and Hospitality,  Management Employment,  Restaurant Consultants, 


Degrees/licenses: Restaurant Management. Professional Member: Foodservice Consultants Society International, Certified Foodservice Management Professional, National Restaurant Association. Specialties: Foodservice operations expert in: Restaurants, Bars/Lounges, Cafeterias, Casinos, Catering, Club, Colleges, Food Courts, Hotels/Resorts, and Motion Picture Studios. Experience in: industry custom and trade practices, operation standards, profit enhancement, cost control management, P&L analysis, expert witness support/testimony, contract/lease negotiations, food safety and sanitation, and most foodservice issues and operations. Experience includes: Hunt Realty, Woodbine Development Corporation, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, LA City Attorney & DWP, Morrison & Foerster, Embassy Suites and Bickel & Brewer. Published author in industry publications; seminar presenter: Who's Who in California, Who's Who in the West. Past president of California Restaurant Association. Thirty-five years experience as an operator, consultant and expert witness.

Berube Consulting PLLC
Houston, Texas
1425 Blalock Road Suite 107, 77055


Contact:  Bonnie L. Berube
www.berubeconsultingpllc.com
713-999-1220 Or Toll Free
info@berubeconsultingpllc.com
1425 Blalock Road Suite 107
Houston, Texas 77055

Contact:  Bonnie L. Berube
www.berubeconsultingpllc.com
713-999-1220
info@berubeconsultingpllc.com
Bonnie has provided Expert Witness Testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys for over 20 years and has extensive deposition and court room experience in the fields of Nutrition, Food Service Management and Regulatory Compliance. Bonnie is a Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist and is the owner of Berube Consulting PLLC. The company has provided Food Service Management and Nutritional Professional Services to premier Health Care, Education, Multi Media, Business, Legal, Food Service and Corporate Clients for over 24 years. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Houston and Master's Degree from Texas Woman's University. She has been on the faculty of the University of Houston, University of Texas, and Houston Community College. Bonnie is a preceptor to the University of Texas School Of Public Health Dietetic Internship Program and the ISPP internship programs of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has served as a preceptor to numerous internships though out the United States. She is a site reviewer for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is on the Advisory Committee of the Culinary Arts Program at San Jacinto College. She is a frequent speaker at numerous Continuing Education Programs, including the American Association for Justice and provides nutritional seminars for Corporate Wellness Programs. Bonnie was past President of the Texas Dietetic Association and the Houston Area Dietetic Association. She was recognized as a Federation of Houston Professional Women of Excellence in 2006. Also, she served as the 2005 President of the Texas Executive Women. She is President of the Houston area Professionals in the Culinary Arts and is a Serv®Safe Trainer and Proctor. She is a member of numerous Food Service Professional Groups and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Information:  
Elder Care,  Food Manufacturing,  Food Safety,  Food Service,  Hotels and Hospitality,  Nutrition,  Restaurant Consultants, 


Bonnie has provided Expert Witness Testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys for over 20 years and has extensive deposition and court room experience in the fields of Nutrition, Food Service Management and Regulatory Compliance. Bonnie is a Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist and is the owner of Berube Consulting PLLC. The company has provided Food Service Management and Nutritional Professional Services to premier Health Care, Education, Multi Media, Business, Legal, Food Service and Corporate Clients for over 24 years. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Houston and Master's Degree from Texas Woman's University. She has been on the faculty of the University of Houston, University of Texas, and Houston Community College. Bonnie is a preceptor to the University of Texas School Of Public Health Dietetic Internship Program and the ISPP internship programs of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has served as a preceptor to numerous internships though out the United States. She is a site reviewer for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is on the Advisory Committee of the Culinary Arts Program at San Jacinto College. She is a frequent speaker at numerous Continuing Education Programs, including the American Association for Justice and provides nutritional seminars for Corporate Wellness Programs. Bonnie was past President of the Texas Dietetic Association and the Houston Area Dietetic Association. She was recognized as a Federation of Houston Professional Women of Excellence in 2006. Also, she served as the 2005 President of the Texas Executive Women. She is President of the Houston area Professionals in the Culinary Arts and is a Serv®Safe Trainer and Proctor. She is a member of numerous Food Service Professional Groups and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Real Eats Consulting
Hollywood, Florida
144 Greens Road, 33021


Contact:  Mr. Joel Feigenheimer, MBA
www.realeats.org
561-212-0206 Or Toll Free
joel@realeats.org
144 Greens Road
Hollywood, Florida 33021

Contact:  Mr. Joel Feigenheimer, MBA
www.realeats.org
561-212-0206
joel@realeats.org
Hiring an expert in any field requires identifying the right person with the proper education, training and experience to represent your client. In addition, the ability to present a compelling case with the utmost skill and comprehensive knowledge during the litigation process is critical to the success of your case. Many “experts” have competency in one or two segments of the industry. Most worked many years ago in the industry that changes daily. Unfortunately, their knowledge and presentation reflect that outdated industry view. Joel Feigenheimer is a graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. While some experts tout a Cornell connection, check to see if they attended a seminar or graduated with a degree. After working in both corporate and entrepreneurial realms, Feigenheimer retired at 37 to pursue a short-lived career in retirement. After an unsuccessful attempt at relaxing, he was hired as a Director for an international restaurant organization, where he continues as a consultant to this day. In addition, Feigenheimer is presently the Restaurant Management Lead Faculty at the Chaplin School of Hospitality at Florida International University, teaching tomorrow’s restaurant and hospitality leaders. His consulting firm of realEats.org has celebrated its 5th year and continues to grow exponentially. Feigenheimer has successfully served as an expert witness pertaining to such issues as operator liability, dram shop, slip and fall, employee relations, landlord-tenant agreements, vendor disputes and other hospitality related issues. Compare experts, is yours Cornell trained? Are they presently involved in this fast paced, ever changing business or just a hired suit living off a reputation from years ago? Are they up to date on the latest trends and issues, or are they stuck in their era of 20-year-old operations? Can they present a compelling case based in fact and logic to support your client with the most updated expert testimony? If not, please call. The first consultation is free however the advice may be invaluable. Remember, an expert witness should have a combination of education, training and experience. I challenge you to find a more qualified expert in the restaurant industry. Cornell trained successful entrepreneur and consultant, current faculty member, compelling speaker and expert witness. Hire the best expert for your client. Hire Feigenheimer. – 561.212.0206 – For more information contact: joel@realeats.org
Information:  
Dram Shop,  Food Service,  Hotels and Hospitality,  Restaurant Consultants,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


Hiring an expert in any field requires identifying the right person with the proper education, training and experience to represent your client. In addition, the ability to present a compelling case with the utmost skill and comprehensive knowledge during the litigation process is critical to the success of your case. Many “experts” have competency in one or two segments of the industry. Most worked many years ago in the industry that changes daily. Unfortunately, their knowledge and presentation reflect that outdated industry view. Joel Feigenheimer is a graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. While some experts tout a Cornell connection, check to see if they attended a seminar or graduated with a degree. After working in both corporate and entrepreneurial realms, Feigenheimer retired at 37 to pursue a short-lived career in retirement. After an unsuccessful attempt at relaxing, he was hired as a Director for an international restaurant organization, where he continues as a consultant to this day. In addition, Feigenheimer is presently the Restaurant Management Lead Faculty at the Chaplin School of Hospitality at Florida International University, teaching tomorrow’s restaurant and hospitality leaders. His consulting firm of realEats.org has celebrated its 5th year and continues to grow exponentially. Feigenheimer has successfully served as an expert witness pertaining to such issues as operator liability, dram shop, slip and fall, employee relations, landlord-tenant agreements, vendor disputes and other hospitality related issues. Compare experts, is yours Cornell trained? Are they presently involved in this fast paced, ever changing business or just a hired suit living off a reputation from years ago? Are they up to date on the latest trends and issues, or are they stuck in their era of 20-year-old operations? Can they present a compelling case based in fact and logic to support your client with the most updated expert testimony? If not, please call. The first consultation is free however the advice may be invaluable. Remember, an expert witness should have a combination of education, training and experience. I challenge you to find a more qualified expert in the restaurant industry. Cornell trained successful entrepreneur and consultant, current faculty member, compelling speaker and expert witness. Hire the best expert for your client. Hire Feigenheimer. – 561.212.0206 – For more information contact: joel@realeats.org