Sushisamba is a fast-paced environment with a lot of moving parts. It is difficult to be ahead of the curve when a lot of what you do is reactive. Communication with key stakeholders is paramount to successfully forecast expenditure in a business of this nature and size.
Duck and Waffle
Duck and Waffle is a steady, 24-hour, high-volume restaurant that must offer consistency of product both in the signature dish and in its surroundings. Ensuring best price and steady supply of ingredients is the priority of this restaurant.
The Dorchester Hotel
The Dorchester Hotel is a high-end luxury hotel on Park Lane and has many outlets to service. The purchasing function is complex as the hotel has many outlets with individual, bespoke needs and products. And with Coworth Park and 45 Park Lane to oversee, it adds to the complexity.
The Trafalar Tavern
Trafalgar Tavern is a large, independently owned public house located in Greenwich with views of the River Thames. As it has not had a purchasing professional in the ranks, there was quite a lot of streamlining and cost-saving opportunities.