Hard Facts, Clear Solutions
“It has been a pleasure being coached by Jeffrey. At times, he believed more in me than I believed in myself, which helped me continue to reach higher.”
Miguel Arteaga – Owner|Operator, De La Cruz Mexican Cuisine
“Jeffrey is very generous with his wealth of knowledge and keenly focused on creating great guest experiences. His understanding of hospitality and its benefits for the bottom line is very informative.”
Chef Mark Hitri — Executive Chef, The Culinary School of Fort Worth
“What started out as a small menu engineering project turned into the design & build of a brand new business. I was dreaming small until Jeffrey helped me realize what I truly wanted to do and worked with me every step of the way in order to achieve it.”
Leonardo Razatos – Owner|Operator, Plaza Cafe -Southside
” I’ve worked with a great many clients and professionals within the restaurant and food service sector, but nobody has impressed me as much as Jeffrey when it comes to fully grasping the complexities and nuances of brand marketing for this unique industry.”
Ken Peters – Co-founding Partner |Creative Director, Nocturnal Branding Studio
“Jeffrey provides a level of professionalism that is a cut above the rest. Because of Jeffrey our members are now better equipped to be competitive and survive these tough economic times.”
Gabe Munoz – Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, Kansas
“Jeffrey is a no non-sense guy that really wants his client’s business to succeed. His words “you can’t work in the business, you must work on the business” are in my head daily when I start to lose focus. I am a better business woman, event producer and employer because of his efforts.”
Amy Shackelford – President, Sedona Productions
“Thank you Jeffrey for turning our life around in less than a week! I have attended other events and usually leave them at the end, still feeling like ‘What?’ But after your workshop, I was able to walk away with a strategy mapped out with realistic goals and revenue generating ideas for my brand. We owe our success to you!”
Sherry Smith – Digital Brand Marketing Manager, Hilton Hotels & Resorts
“Jeffrey Summers is a master of hospitality. He knows the industry from the inside out. He understands the guest; he knows how to meet and exceed guest expectations- and everyone needs to listen to what he has to say. His straightforward speaking style is refreshingly honest and to-the-point. Jeffrey simply delivers the insight you need you hear and not what you want to hear. This is what makes his message so powerful.”
Ron Netanel – Director of Strategic Marketing, NBDA – National Business Development Association
“Our history with Jeffrey began by hiring him to negotiate a business lease for us, we were so impressed by his knowledge and no nonsense approach that we hired him to be our consultant which has helped us in too many ways to measure! I would and do recommend Jeffrey to anyone! Except my competition! ”
Ted Dorr – President, DD’s Pizza
“Jeffrey has an exceptional talent to cut clearly through the issues that impact business today. His communication, recommendations, and direction are clear and focused on resolving and improving the situation at hand. I highly recommend Jeffrey.”
Andy Swingley – Chief Operations Officer, Max and Erma’s
“Aside from Jeffrey’s amazing depth of knowledge and experience, his greatest impact was on our people. His message and support helped them to truly believe that they were already more than capable of creating success for both themselves and their businesses. This literally transformed both our mangers and their approach to business.
Brenda Knorr – Director of Operations, Jumburrito Mexican Restaurants
“Jeffrey provides the programs, knowledge and insight one gains from years of experience within the industry but also by being on top of industry standards, data, and trends. With a pragmatic approach and a fantastic sense of humor, Jeffrey works with his customers as a partner in their success.”
Patti Blackstaffe – Senior Change Consultant, Strategic Sense Consulting Group
“Jeffrey’s consultative approach to business problems is bottom line driven and his clear, concise, action-oriented direction is famous for resulting in change quickly for individuals as well as enterprise organizations.”
Toni Jacaruso – President, Jacaruso Enterprises, Inc.
“I was very impressed with Jeffrey’s breadth of knowledge and his creative thinking with regards to marketing. I quickly implemented Jeffrey’s coaching and my project turned a 180!”
Chef Morris Buck – Executive Chef, Soleil
“Collaborating with Jeffrey always brings new insights and paradigms to the table. His no non-sense communication style and attention to detail are traits all to rare in business today.”
Steven Paul Matsumoto – CEO, Stigmare Inc.
“I’ve tried numerous other consultant’s programs, books, DVD’s, you name it and frankly, they’re all on the shelf gathering dust. I had not been able to achieve the level of success I desired until I engaged Jeffrey. His level of knowledge and support is greater than anything I’ve ever experienced.”
Chef Richard Romaine — Owner|Operator Romaine’s
— David Aaker (@DavidAaker) September 26, 2012
@jeffreysummers Great Podcast ! A lot of organizations in the Hospitality Industry can learn from your talks ?
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— Steve Curtin (@enthused) April 23, 2010
@jeffreysummers you always have something great to say and people need to hear
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