Catering Consulting

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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
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

Foodservice Consultant

Plan for your restaurant's catering success from the very start. We will help you review, plan, implement, design, and manage your in-house catering operations.

Whether you need support setting up a new catering operation, want to improve your existing catering business, or to quickly increase your revenue, you have come to the right place to get help and guidance on all aspects of the Catering industry. Let us show you how you can cater to the unique needs of a wide range of events and menus, from Corporate and Business Events, Private and Social Functions.

Chiasson Consultants is a leading independent catering consulting firm, providing practical and creative catering consulting solutions, space design and business solutions on all aspects of the catering industry. We are the leading catering consultancy in Toronto providing advice, services and solutions throughout Canada and the USA.

For over 35 years, Diane and her team have helped clients review, plan, implement, design, organise, optimise and manage in-house catering operations in restaurants, B&B, guest houses, cafés, boutique hotels, office and retail spaces, commercial and public sectors, not-for-profit organisations, healthcare and education facilities, theatres, historic houses, visitor & leisure attractions, and art organisations.

Catering Consulting

Restaurant Catering Consulting

Our Catering Services Include:

  • Business Process, Operational Reviews & Efficiency
  • Financial Analysis & Strategic Development
  • Market Overview, Entry & Analysis
  • Kitchen Design, Space Planning & Equipment
  • Catering Menu Development
  • Standard Operating Procedures & Workflow
  • Vendor/Supplier Analysis & Recommendation
  • POP & Database Solutions
  • Customer Service / Staff Training Program
  • Marketing and Sales Strategies

Foodservice Business Plan

Consulting Work

To find out about our consulting services, please feel free to call us at 416-926-1338 or our toll-free line at 1-888-926-6655, or fax us at 416-921-6994. You can also email us with any questions, requests or suggestions at

You can also check out our List of Consulting Services to see what other services we offer.

Diane Chiasson is also available for Assessment, Training, Coaching, Speaking and Telephone Consultation.


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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
Villanova University
Villanova, PA