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Imagine Collective

A good life needs great food ™️

Food Consultant FAQs

Why is menu building important?

Your menu is the key to your business’s success. A great menu offers delicious food and is a powerful marketing tool, attracting more customers with its enticing descriptions, mouth-watering visuals, and unique offerings. A well-crafted menu can leave a lasting impression on customers, enticing them to visit your establishment and return for more. 

Let’s look at some key ingredients you need to consider before whipping up the perfect menu.

1. Flavour First: Taste is King 

The taste of your food is your restaurant’s first impression, and you know what they say about first impressions. If your dishes are as tasty as a prawn on the barbie, you’re onto a winner. Ensure there’s something for everyone on the menu – this will help crank up customer satisfaction and boost repeat business.

2. Local Legends: Fresh Ingredients and Allergy-Friendly Options 

Sourcing local ingredients can be as satisfying as a cold one on a hot day. They’re readily available and often fresher, increasing efficiency in your kitchen. A comprehensive pantry list also ensures you can cater to slight variations and food allergies. Now, that’s what we call a recipe for success!

3. Savvy Savings: Quality Meets Value 

Creating a menu is like crafting the perfect flat white – balance is essential. If your top-notch grub is as affordable as a chiko roll, you’ll see increased foot traffic and profit. Serve quality dishes at prices that won’t have your customers digging deep into their pockets, and you’re sure to have a winning formula.

4. Trendy Tastes: Stay Ahead of the Game 

Keeping your finger on the pulse of international food trends can set your menu apart from the rest. If you’re as up-to-date as the latest MasterChef episode, you’ll maintain a steady flow of foodies eager to try your trendy dishes.

A menu that tantalises taste buds, caters to diverse dietary needs, offers value for money, and stays on-trend is like baking the perfect pav – an art form. And when done right, it can boost productivity and profits in your food business. Now, isn’t that food for thought!

Start Work With Us

Are you ready to get your own food consultant?

Learn all about who we are, our values and how we work. 🍍 

Explore the distinct areas we can offer support with. 🥑 

Get to know the amazing brands we support. 

Go over the most asked questions and answers about food brokers. 🍸 

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What we do

We offer two distinct support areas. 

Food Broker Services

Get your brand represented, connect with our network, and get your business to the next level.🍬

Best for: Food or beverage brands who want to increase the amount of people enjoying their product.

Foodservice Channel Support

Check out the foods and beverage businesses we work with and get them into your kitchen. 🌶️

Best for: Foodservice channels and FMCG businesses looking to add something new to their offering. 

Get the end-to-end support you need to keep your pantry in check and keep up with the latest food trends. 🥑

Best for: Any venue needing help to revitalise or open food or beverage channels. 

Check out our food & bev partners. Tell us what you want, and we will send you something yummy. 😋

Best for: Hospo venues channels and FMCG distributors looking to add something new to their offering.