Keep your restaurant thriving in an evolving market

Serving fresh ideas to restaurants

In the restaurant industry, change is always on the menu due to shifting customer preferences, emerging new technologies and intense competition. As the industry constantly evolves, business owners need a trusted advisor who can help them adopt effective strategies.

BDO offers assurance, tax and advisory services that focus specifically on the restaurant industry. With years of experience serving all restaurant sectors, including franchisors, franchisees, publicly traded companies and independent concepts, our professionals can help restaurants better manage the front and back of the house. Our guidance and resources also allow businesses to stay on top of the trends, policies and practices that are critical to running a successful establishment.

Whether we are helping clients invest in new technologies, expand real estate footprints, determine total tax liability, or engage in mergers and acquisitions, our team of professionals have the tools, resources and experience to help restaurants thrive.


How BDO Can Help

Restaurant Case Studies

Who We Serve

BDO serves all sectors of the restaurant industry, spanning established and emerging concepts across cuisines.

Fine Dining

We have a deep understanding of the specific requirements of more formal establishments catering to sophisticated customers that comes from our years of experience working with fine dining businesses.

Upscale Casual, 
Casual and Fast Casual

Our seasoned professionals help businesses running casual restaurants of all types find efficiencies and balance quality, value for money and workforce needs.

Quick Service

In the quick service segment, restaurant and franchise owners face a competitive marketplace. Our clients use the insights and analysis of our Restaurant Industry Practice leaders to gain a competitive edge.

BDO has been a fantastic company to work with over the past few years. They know restaurants! Great people to work with! I highly recommend BDO and all their services!

Client, Controller

BDO To-Go Podcast

BDO To-Go Restaurant Podcast Series

The constantly evolving landscape of the Restaurant Industry forces operators and owners to adapt quickly and maintain a keen awareness of consumer and economic shifts. Understanding these business impacts and insights is key to the continued success and resilience of the restaurant industry. That’s why we crafted our new BDO To-Go Podcast Series, a monthly podcast that you can take…to go!

Stay current with our latest restaurant insights.

Meet Our Restaurants Industry Leaders

  • Professional Headshot of Meg Potts

    Meg Potts

    Co-Lead, BDO National Restaurant Industry Group; Managing Director, AAO Restaurant Advisory Practice

  • Professional headshot of Gregory Thomas

    Gregory Thomas

    Co-Lead, BDO National Restaurant Industry Group; Managing Director, AAO Restaurant Advisory Practice

Together, we thrive.

Everything we do is rooted in our core purpose to help people thrive every day. It’s not only the right business thing to do; it’s the right human thing to do. This starts by putting our people at the center of our work and extends to how we treat and value our people, our clients and our communities. With a dedication to quality and a purpose-driven culture, BDO offers a powerful choice both for clients and those seeking rewarding professional careers.