Restaurant Start Up More Than Just PizzaSynergy Restaurant Consultants Retained for New Restaurant Start Up J.J. Twigs In Lakeof the Ozarks
“A newrestaurant start upis no easy task” says Jim Wedig owner of Risky’s Sports Bar andRisky’s Club located in Lake of the Ozarks. After years of planning the long awaited new
restaurant start up J.J. Twigs opened into rave reviews from locals and vacationers as thelatest and exciting new restaurant start up that delivers on fun, value, and great tasting pizza.Jim Wedig‘s new restaurant start up more than great pizza. J.J Twigs is a unique concept thatprovides fun, family atmosphere that is perfect for all types of dining experiences – from a quicklunch, to sports team parties, to a perfect, relaxing atmosphere to gather with your family. Therestaurant is over 18,000 square foot, hand built, and constructed of rescued Midwestern dairybarns. The restaurant start up includes historic and hard to find hand-hewn beams that are over 100 years old! Starting a restaurant has been a life changing experience and our goal is toprovide this community with an unforgettable place; to connect with family and friends, to havefun and to feel at home” says Jim Wedig.
Realizing that this restaurant start up was a quantum leap in size and scope from hisother smaller restaurant start ups Jim sought the professional assistance from the highlyregarded Synergy Restaurant Consulting Group. “This was an exciting restaurant startup as we were involved in all aspects of restaurant design, kitchen design, food andbeverage development and training and financial modeling” says Dean Small, ManagingPartner. “There have been many new restaurant start ups and in the community but webelieve our restaurant design food quality, value and hospitality standards will make usthe restaurant of choice for thousands of Lake Of The Ozark vacationers” says Wedig.Synergy’s role in the restaurant start up was to develop all the operating systems,controls and management tools to effectively run and operate the restaurant. Synergywas also instrumental in designing the kitchen and bar areas to maximize efficiency andback-of-house productivity since there was a down stairs food preparation area.There are many unique components to this restaurant start up that makes J.J. Twigs aunique dining experience says Dean Small, Managing Partner of Synergy RestaurantConsultants. Part of the fun is the free peanuts that guests love to eat and discard theshells on the floor. Other distinctive components to the restaurant start up is that it isvery casual and the restaurant uses only disposable plates so guests feel comfortablewalking in with shorts and tank tops.J.J. Twigs was designed to support an extensive carry out business with a separateentrance. We are projecting that 28% of all sales will be from our carry out area whichis a completely open kitchen.
“The opening of J.J. Twig’s has been overwhelming and the new restaurant start up has far exceeded our expectations” says Jim Wedig. Retaining Synergy Restaurant Consultants wasone of the best investments we made for our long term success. The Synergy team was