Restaurant Expert Witness

IRHC Group Expert Witness Program

 

We at International Restaurant & Hospitality Consulting Group have many years of hospitality industry experience and training and our firm has consulted on 100’s of hotels, resorts, inns, gaming, casinos, restaurants, bars, clubs and related lodging and food service businesses across the globe. We are the restaurant and hospitality expert witnesses in the following areas:

  • Management & Operations, Customs & Trade Practices
  • ADA Compliance
  • Customer Liability
  • Employee Liability
  • Economic & Financial issues such as lost profits
  • Damages and Future Earnings
  • Income & Valuation
  • Feasibility & Impact
  • Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Planning, Franchise & Management Agreements
  • Landlord & Tenant issues
  • Employment & Labor
  • Safety & Security
  • Standards of Care
  • Food, Beverage and Alcohol Handling
  • Food Borne Illness
  • Dram Shop Law
  • Sanitation & Service
  • HACCAP
  • Workman Comp Claims
  • Construction or Fixtures, Furnishings & Equipment (ff&e) Problems
  • Wrongful Terminations
  • Lost Income Disputes
  • Franchise Disputes
  • Royalty Disputes
  • Customer Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment

Our CEO Ken Hoffman is a restaurant & hospitality expert with over 30 years of experience providing litigation consulting and impartial expert witness research, reports and testimony. He Is the founder of International Restaurant & Hospitality Consulting Group, the worldwide leading restaurant & hospitality consulting group with offices in London, Orlando, Dallas & Las Vegas. Mr. Hoffman and his firm have created and addressed standards, policies and practices for some of the top restaurant and hospitality companies in the world. His expertise is not limited to, restaurants, bars, hotels, casinos concert venues, cruise lines, and other hospitality-related businesses.

General areas of expertise include:

  • Dram Shop Laws
  • Alcohol Service Standards
  • Health Regulations
  • Slips and Falls
  • Workman’s Compensation
  • Restaurant Safety Standards
  • Operating Standards
  • Restaurant Food & Beverages Production and Storage Procedures
  • Product Standards
  • Safety & Security Standards
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Integrity Standards
  • Employee Qualifications, Hiring & Termination Practices
  • Standards for Training
  • Marketing Practices
  • Franchise Agreements & Management Contracts
  • Franchise Relations
     

 Mr Hoffman's Credentials-              Ken Hoffman Expert Witness

Mr. Hoffman is also a Forensic Witness Expert for the Round Table Group and has provided key research and depositions for many firms and insurance companies His ability to deliver unbiased opinions and reports as well as impartial testimony at deposition and trial are his hallmarks.

He is a leading restaurant and hospitality expert witness for theExpert Pages”.

Mr. Kennneth Hoffman is Voted as one of the world's Top Recipients of the International Hospitality Gurus Award.

Hospitality Guru Hoffman

Attorney Comments:

Mr. Hoffman's depositions are extremly well written with hard facts hence why they settled.

The judge ruled in our favor, citing your testimony as "more credible and persuasive."

"Mr. Hoffman hit it out of the park on the witness stand... outstanding speaker and extremely knowledgeable

"We believe your report was influential in the plaintiff's recognizing they had significant issues and holes in the case"

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