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Charles Culbert, our Sole Member, is a Dream Maker. With a career that spans over 25 years, Charles made a decision, wanting to lend a helping hand. During his industrious career Charles realized there were times when he needed help and there was no one to turn to, and so Le Chef Consulting Agency cc was born.
Charles Culbert started his highly successful career in the SA Navy. He has passion for food, good wines and fine eating establishments. He went into the Hotel & Restaurant Industry in the late 70's and has opened restaurants and hotels, many of them 5*, re-established bankrupt hotels & restaurants and revamped existing hotels & restaurants.
He has always enjoyed sharing his knowledge and expertise. He has headed various training programmes and hand on training, including Senior Staff members.
Personnel Employment: - Specializing in Hotel, Golf Club/Estate, Guest Houses/B&B's, Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Pubs, and Suppliers to the Industry - From Directors to Hotel, Golf Club/Estate, Restaurant General Managers - From Executive Chef’s to Cooks - F&B Managers, Banqueting Managers, Co-ordinator’s - Sales/Marketing Directors, Executives, Sales Staff, Promotional Staff, Client Liaison - Front Office and Financial staff - Suppliers Sales Directors, Managers, Rep’s.
Le Chef Consulting Agency cc networks with Industry Leaders in the following fields: - Industrial Relations - Sales & Marketing - Advertising & Publications - Equipment Suppliers - Food & Beverage Suppliers - Rooms Division - Staffing Solutions - Property Management Systems - IT - Weddings
Consulting to the Industry
Many prospective and existing hotel and restaurant owners who have not been in the business need help in opening new establishments or help with their existing establishments and sometimes even people who have been in the industry for years tend to get a bit stagnated and need help in the right direction. We are here to help you the prospective and/or existing owner, manager, chef as far as we can together with our networking teams in making your business a success or turning your existing business around.
Contact Charles at Le Chef Consulting Agency for all your Restaurant / Hotel requirements in: - Opening new Hotel's, Restaurants and Pubs - Renovations and upgrading - Kitchen layout planning - Menu planning - Costing / Profit / Loss problems