MHC was contracted to provide hospitality consulting services to The Edgewater Hotel for its exterior design and operation, front-of-house operations and design, and back-of-house operations and design along with helping the hotel develop a cohesive and independent brand.
Hospitality Consulting Projects
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Morrissey Hospitality Companies was asked to provide direction and consult in the design of the food service areas to the new center. Services included designing kitchen and service spaces, positioning the restaurant and spaces used for guest services and other spaces as they related to catered events. In 2005, the Walker Art Center opened in Minneapolis to rave reviews and features a restaurant managed by Wolfgang Puck. Learn more about our restaurant consulting services in Minneapolis.
Opened in 2006 and designed by renowned French architect, Jean Nouvel, the Guthrie Theater is the crown jewel of the performing arts district in downtown Minneapolis. To achieve this, Guthrie turned to Morrissey Hospitality Companies to provide the direction and design expertise to plan the food management operations throughout the seven-floor building.
Morrissey Hospitality Companies provided brand development and definition, analyze the competitive set from a marketing, operations and F&B perspective, developed menu, established standard operating procedures, implemented internal accounting system and support, developed a 3-year proforma and designed an annual marketing plan with specific strategies, measurements and partner relationships.
Morrissey Hospitality Companies provided support to operations and the F&B perspective, established standard operating procedures, implemented internal accounting system and support, and developed a 3-year proforma.
Built in 2005 to house both the Health and Human Service and Administration departments for the State of Minnesota in downtown Saint Paul, the Elmer L. Andersen building wanted to create a food service program that serves as an amenity to employees and visitors as well as local residents. Morrissey Hospitality Companies was contracted to review space and concept designs, and provide the expertise to locate a suitable operator.
The Town & Country Golf Club in Saint Paul used Morrissey Hospitality Companies' consulting expertise to re-concept and update its food and beverage offerings to "profitably" match.
The Downtown Golf and Entertainment Facility will be a one-of-a-kind property in the heart of Minneapolis. This 65,000 square-foot facility will include a restaurant, meeting and banquet space for 400, indoor driving range and 18-hole putting green. Concepts, funding, and proforma were completed, and governmental approval is in process. Morrissey Hospitality Companies defined the hospitality opportunities, operation, and staffing.
Pipac Centre on the Lake, located in Cedar Falls, IA, utilized Morrissey Hospitality Companies' consulting expertise on their conference centers and meeting and event facilities.
Morrissey Hospitality Companies provided a comprehensive food service feasibility for the new $100 million Science Museum, Omni and Imax Theatres, which were key projects in revitalizing Saint Paul's Riverfront connection to the Urban Corridor. MHC determined the potential of food and beverage operations from fast-casual to full-service catering for the museum.
Morrissey Hospitality Companies was invited by the ownership group to restore quality hospitality and profitability to this member of the Historic Hotels of America. MHC repositioned The St. James Hotel and prepared it for the future.
The Hotel Winneshiek sought consultation from Morrissey Hospitality Companies regarding operations, sales, marketing, finance and accounting. With the help of MHC, Hotel Winneshiek remains a symbol of community pride for Decorah, Iowa.
A member of the Historic Hotels of America, The Eldridge Hotel has recently regained its stature and place of prominence in the city of Lawrence, Kansas, home to the University of Kansas. Purchased from bankruptcy by the current ownership group in 2004, MHC aided the new owner in the remodel and opening of this legendary property.
Located just minutes northwest of the Twin Cities metro area, Riverwood Conference Center sought consultation from Morrissey Hospitality Companies regarding their conference center and meeting facilities.
Morrissey Hospitality Companies provided consulting services to Armory Arts & Music Center, located in Duluth, MN on the visitor experience.
in 2008 and 2009, Morrissey Hospitality Companies provided hospitality consulting services the marketing and sales aspects of Sugar Lake Lodge, which included an evaluation and redevelopment of marketing strategies, advertising tactics, online communications, database management and development, and sales systems and strategies.
Morrissey Hospitality Companies was retained to assist in the re-branding of a Hayward, Wisconsin, lodging property, including a 60-room hotel and restaurant, and integrate a new Pete Dye championship golf course. Morrissey Hospitality Companies re-engineered the food and beverage operations for profitability and market conditions. The property is now known as the Big Fish Golf Club.
MHC developed recommendations and direction for an effective sales organization and strategy supported by a targeted and integrated marketing plan to help Canterbury Park gain approval from its Board of Directors on constructing large, catering and event space and renovating current ones.