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Diane Chiasson, FCSI
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Testimonials

What Our
Clients Say...

“You have done a fantastic job for us. I believe the great merchandising work you have done for us is one of the key foundations to improve the company and differentiate who we are versus our competition.”

Rick Martens
President
Country Style Foodservices Inc.
Toronto, ON


 

“Our daily sales have increased 15% in the first month and it seems to still be on the rise. It is apparent we have gained many new customers.”

Barbara Lorsch, RD, LD
Director Food and
Nutrition Services
Advocate Illinois
Masonic Medical Center
Chicago, IL


 

“We have been extremely happy with the merchandising training program that you developed for our entire chain of hotels. I am looking forward to working with you on our on-site training program.”

Serge Simard
Executive Director, Food & Beverage
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Toronto, ON


“I really enjoyed your innovative “walking tour presentation” that you gave at our Annual Conference in Montreal. Your “fresh-eye approach” was quite refreshing.”

Marie Helene Sicard
Director of Marketing
Sodexho Canada
Montreal, QC


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Here at the Chiasson Consultants' blog, we will keep you posted on restaurant, food service and retail articles we have written for various publications, new projects we are working on, and other news and updates.


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7 Ways to Advertise your New Pizzeria

Check out my article in Canadian Pizza magazine for ways to advertise your new pizzeria.

http://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-january-february-2016-6384

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Concepts for Success

Read a great article in Bakers Journal for some concepts for success:

http://www.bakersjournal.com/staffing/concepts-for-success-december-2015-6416

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Canadian Restaurant Icon - Jörg Reichert Defence Fund

As you may know, Jörg suffered a devastating car accident in 2007, with the result being a permanent brain injury. Jörg has made an amazing contribution to the history of the Canadian restaurant, foodservice and hospitality business. Jörg gave a lot to the restaurant industry and it's time to give something back. He needs your help right now! Would you please forward this link to your friends and business colleagues, as well as sharing it on your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Thanks.

https://www.gofundme.com/a7kx7uq6

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View My Newest LinkedIn Updates

Here is my newest LinkedIn page:

https://ca.linkedin.com/in/diane-chiasson-fcsi-7a602343

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Six Great Ideas for Charity Marketing

Time to Help! Check out my article in Canadian Pizza magazine on Six Great Ideas for Charity Marketing:

http://www.canadianpizzamag.com/marketing/making-dough-with-diane-april-may-2015-6068

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Targeting Tourists: Seven Tips for a Busy Summer

Check out my article in RESTOBIZ for tips on how to grow your summer business by attracting tourists:

https://restobiz.ca/six-ways-to-attract-tourists-to-your-restaurant-this-summer/

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Eye-Catching In-Store Merchandising

Read my latest article in Bakers Journal for some great merchandising strategies

http://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-july-2015-6226

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How to Use E-Order for your Pizza Business

Read my latest article in Canadian Pizza magazine on how to build your business with e-ordering:

http://www.canadianpizzamag.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5376&Itemid=142

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Six Rules for Writing Good Restaurant Marketing Material

Read my latest article in RESTOBIZ on how to write good marketing material for your restaurant:

https://restobiz.ca/six-rules-for-writing-good-restaurant-marketing-material/

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How to Improve the Ambiance in your Restaurant

Read my latest article in RESTOBIZ on how to improve the ambiance in your restaurant:

https://restobiz.ca/five-ways-to-improve-the-ambiance-of-your-restaurant/

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Diane gets interviewed by the Globe & Mail

Read this article from the Globe and Mail about retail bakeries:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-money/cash-flow/business-makes-baklava-and-chocolates-will-stores-bite/article19561788/

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How to Attract a Bigger Lunch Crowd for your Bakery

 

Check out my latest article in the December 2014 issue of Bakers Journal:

http://www.bakersjournal.com/marketing/concepts-for-success-5034

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Seven Tips to Make Your Small Kitchen More Manageable

Check out my latest article on RESTOBIZ for tips on how make the most out of your small kitchen:

https://restobiz.ca/seven-tips-to-make-your-small-kitchen-more-manageable/

 

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Get a head start on your holiday plans

Check out my latest article on RESTOBIZ for tips on how to get a head start on your holiday promotions this year:

https://restobiz.ca/eight-ways-to-get-your-restaurant-ready-for-the-holidays/

 

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New article on RESTOBIZ

I've just written a new article for RESTOBIZ on the benefits of offering vegetarian dishes:

https://restobiz.ca/six-ways-to-promote-vegetarian-dining/

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Testimonials

What Our
Clients Say...

“Your organizational skills and attention to detail contributed greatly to our financial and operational success. Your dedicated work paid off right away; sales have exceeded our expectations.”

Clifford P. Miller
Vice President of Communications
Eat’n Park
Hospitality Group
Pittsburg, PA


“I have been very happy with your talents. You always bring a new perspective to our business.”

Nick Perpick
Executive Vice-President
Prime Restaurant Group
Toronto, ON


“We were very happy with the Soup University Manual you designed for our company; it’s amazing the great ideas you provided for our sales representatives across Canada.”

Dale Clemiss
Director of Business Development
Campbell’s Foodservice
Toronto, ON


“I have been quite impressed with your knowledge of the art and science of food merchandising, and I cannot thank you enough for your employee training program.”

Timothy Dietzler, FMP
Director
Villanova University
Villanova, PA


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