No longer accepting new clients

O’Dell Restaurant Consulting has stopped accepting new clients as of July 12th 2016. The success of my other company, Friend That Cooks Personal Chefs, means that it requires 100% of my time moving forward. Existing clients with retainers will still be able to use their prepaid time.

I am going to leave this blog up as a resource since it gets 400+ views a day and because my articles are referenced on dozens of other sites, books and magazines. Our primary website will be coming down.

I welcome you to comment on articles and ask questions if you like. I will still monitor the blog and interact as needed.

Thank you for your support and interest in what I have had to say over the years as a food service consultant, and good luck to all of you.

Brandon O’Dell

O’Dell Restaurant Consulting

O’Dell Restaurant Consulting Webstore gets a makeover!

Restaurant/Food Service Manager's Log

We’ve completed a long overdue makeover of the O’Dell Restaurant Consulting Webstore! It now has a shopping cart and a much “cleaner” feel to it.

Our most popular downloads in the webstore are our Food and Liquor Inventory spreadsheets, our Recipe Costing spreadsheet, Daily Sales and Ideal Cost tracking spreadsheet, and our Chef Employment Contract.

There are also several other great downloads from Performance Appraisals and a Manager’s Log to the Employee Record and Attendence tracker. We have a few new downloads in development too. Stay tuned!

Payments process easily through Paypal, Visa and Mastercard. Visit the rest of our site while you’re there!

O’Dell Restaurant Consulting download webstore.

Get a free Employee Record spreadsheet download from O’Dell Restaurant Consulting’s webstore!

Employee Record SpreadsheetFor any new or current O’Dell Restaurant Consulting Blog subscribers:

Until February 29th, 2012, receive a FREE download of O’Dell Restaurant Consulting’s Employee Record Spreadsheet from our webstore! It normally sells for $10!

How to get it: Sign up to receive our blog by email, or be an existing member, and email Brandon O’Dell (address below) with O’Dell Restaurant Consulting to be sent a link to download the Employee Record Spreadsheet for free! I will verify your email address against our subscription list and send you a link to download the spreadsheet. Please put Free Employee Record Spreadsheet in the subject line of your email.

Email Brandon O’Dell at