816 New York and Gordon Restaurant Consulting unite to build culture-forward restaurant brands

New partnership promises organizational and promotional excellence for restaurant clients

ASTORIA, NY / HOUSTON, TX, 11/14/18 – Queens-based 816 New York, a full-service strategic branding agency, has partnered with Houston-area Gordon Restaurant Consulting to offer a wide array of consulting services to chef-owners and restauranteurs. The relationship will expand each firm’s ongoing commitment to supporting the needs and alleviating the stresses unique to restaurant clients.

As Foodable Network advises in a recent article, “For 2019, [a restaurant’s] culture is going to be more important than ever! It will become the brand beacon that attracts both guests and staff to you. It is pretty simple: a bad culture attracts bad people to it.”

A restaurant’s culture centers around a strong brand presence, long-term vision, and robust habits and attitude. The partnership of Gordon Restaurant Consulting and 816 New York promises to deliver on culture. The firms unite to make available the kinds of organizational, structural, and promotional services so crucial to restaurant success.

“Fred is my favorite kind of partner: genuine, knowledgeable, and responsive. The timing of this new direction is ideal,” says founder and director of 816 New York Sarah Williams. “Our respective suites of services perfectly dovetail, and together, we bring to restaurant owners the kind of support and expertise they’ll truly need heading into 2019.”

“I’m very honored to get the opportunity to work with such an amazing branding company like 816 New York. Sarah is one of the best at what she does, and the passion we have respectively in our organizations is going to be exciting moving forward. I can’t wait to see what comes from it,” Gordon says.

Gordon Restaurant Consulting teaches: how to maximize hospitality, set up and organize, menu pricing and food costs, dining room appearance, and management development and labor.

816 New York’s services include: brand consulting, competitive analysis, messaging and positioning, graphic and web design, social media marketing, and email marketing.

About 816 New York, LLC

Since 2009, award-winning brand agency 816 New York has helped small businesses, nonprofits, and community & civic organizations tell their stories better. Whether expanding outreach for a brick-and-mortar in a small town, crafting a new visual identity for a nonprofit, or imagining strategic direction for a restaurant owner in the big city, 816 New York identifies challenges and solves problems. They take you from where you are to where you should be. For more information, visit 

About Gordon Restaurant Consulting, LLC

The food hospitality business is tough. Gordon Restaurant Consulting will help you to create systems, marketing strategies, management training, organization in both front and back of house, and much more. Gordon Restaurant Consulting’s expert advice originates with founder Fred Gordon, a general manager with over 15 years in the industry, a limitless ability to bring management teams together, and a keen eye for detail. You focus on being a restaurant owner; they’ll take care of the daily operations. Visit them at

SOURCE: 816 New York, LLC

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