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FD Food and Restaurant Consulting; FD Food and Hospitality Consulting; divinAmerica consulting

Bringing your ideas to life!

From the back of a napkin sketch through to launch, we are able to foster forward your creative concepts.

Concepts for applications in hospitality, grocery, & healthcare from source to consumer.




USDA, FDA and regional

health compliance assurance.

We understand that change is constant. We’ve been helping companies of all sizes respond to industry transitions to stay competitive. We are ready to help you develop strategies for staying the course or to retool for the future. Give us a call today.

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Independent to institutional food and beverage business development

We understand that the world is constantly changing. Since 1988, we have worked with clients to adapt or create some of America's cutting edge food industry businesses both public and private. Success for some of our clients can be measured as enduring and profitable concepts while others, by design, are meant to be launched and calibrated after establishing the new standard.

Strategies by business operators for business operators


We know our business. For over 30 years, we have engaged as operators of the diverse in-kind food business that we have created for our own businesses, partners and clients.

Award winning creative

Our work includes conceptualization, plan development,  and project management. We have partnered with public and private food and beverage groups to engage in international marketing  resulting in successful campaigns and industry recognition. Our work and writing is featured in industry publications, trade and lifestyle magazines, cookbooks and private client publications. 

Training, marketing concepts and retail product development services

Our services include development of biodiversity and sustainability systems for  agricultural or eco-ag based business, value added product development, recipe testing, cookbook development, ghost writing, nutritional recipe development and analysis. We are able to help you identify new revenue stream potential of your products through retail or wholesale distribution. We ferry your creative food products from ideation to feasibility then ultimately through development, processing, and production to shelf-ready.

A line of premium fermented ginger beers flavored with unusual and organic flavorings was

developed for Basics Markets private label and wholesale distribution.

Some of the great value added products developed for our partners

A line of flavored waters from premium organic products with zero calories and  zero sweetener was

developed for retail at all of the cafés on the Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) Portland central campus.


A full line of grab & go products, including Portland's first Dutch-inspired Stroopwaflels were developed for Sam's high-volume espresso bar and café at OHSU Portland campus.

SageCliffe brand gourmet gala applesauce is a value added retail product to utilize orchard produce and wine and to promote the winery and eco-resort's culinary craftsmanship.

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Your partners and catalyst to bring

your food concepts to life. 

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Business Advisors &

Project Managers


Celebrated Chef


New Product Developers

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