Danny Mellman and Michelle Moran are available to consult on restaurant design, menu collaboration, review, staff training, and marketing concepts. From the first sketches of a restaurant design to opening night, they can guide your idea from inception to completion. Those interested in getting re-inspired in their business operations are also available to assist in reviews and revisions of existing operations, streamlining efficiencies and culinary focus.

Lit’l Pond Consulting is an all-inclusive, food and beverage consulting and management firm that provides solutions to your restaurant’s operational needs.

We provide a variety of business solutions from recipe and menu development to restaurant startup or rehab. Led by Restaurateur Danny Mellman, our consulting team brings you insights from more than 70 years of combined experience.

Our highly experienced team provides start-up, expansion, turnaround, design, concept development, and expert advice to restaurants, bars, and the hospitality industry. From concept to kitchen design, Lit’l Pond Hospitality Consulting will work with you to opening day and beyond.

Our services include training with food safety procedures and presentation standards, financial competency through menu pricing, cost-of-goods standards, and standard wages for restaurant employees. We are well-versed in marketing, staff training, and staff retention goals.