Hospitality Expertise 

Get Your Restaurant Open On Time and Profitable!

Our Specialities

At LM Consultants, we’ve assembled a team of professionals, each one working at the top levels in their field.  We possess a deep understanding of the hospitality industry through hands-on experience. We have working experience in every facet of the food service and hospitality industry, including:  

  • professional leasing experience
  • commercial finance
  • business plans
  • POS systems
  • concept and menu design
  • kitchen design
  • char broilers and grilling systems
  • HR guidance and manuals
  • job descriptions

When you enlist the aid of owners Mike and Laurie Hickerson, they will be involved in all aspects of your project. We are proud of our record of successful implementation, concept and recipe creation, improved traffic, and increased profit margins


About Us

Over 20 Years Experience. Our Team Knows Food & Beverage

Started by Mike and Laurie Hickerson, LM Consultants is an established consulting business that provides restaurant operation solutions to the business community throughout Arizona and southern California. Our hands-on restaurant specialists provide expert consultations and business strategies that are backed by more than three decades of experience in the industry.


Contact our offices today to start your executive search, or learn how your foodservice operation can grow and thrive in today’s tough economy.

Recent projects this past year include

Our Team Knows Food & Beverage!

Restaurant Construction & Restaurant Design

Business Plan Creation

Licensing Consultations

Opening Assistance

Menu Design and Selection

Banquet and Catering Menus

Special Event menus and design

POS (Point of Sale) Systems

Restaurant Concepts

Kitchen System Management

Recipe Creation and fine tuning

Wine Lists & Service Training

Wine Sales Seminars

Craft Beer lists and training

Shrinkage Control

Staff Interviewing and Training

Floor Training & Opening night

Establishing  Fiscal Discipline

Forecasting & Writing a Budget

Profit and Loss Statements

Cash flow management

Scheduling of expenditures

Estimate food costs and profits

HR  and Compliance

Supervision, recruiting, selecting, orienting, training

 scheduling and coaching

counseling and disciplining employees

job descriptions

Strategic planning and reviews

Preparing and completing business plans

Planning and implementing corrective actions

Managing vendor  relationships

Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations

Establish HACCP & SOPS

Critical Limits,  monitoring procedures

Media , website and publicity purchases

ServSafe and TIPs programs

Contact us today

Get Your Restaurant Open On Time and Profitable!


Contact us today. we specialize in:
Feasibility Study
Concept Development
Menu Development
Vendor, Product & Equipment Sourcing
Menu Design & Pricing
Wine Lists & Special Cocktail Menus
Craft Beer Menus & Training
Restaurant Design, 
Marketing & Branding