Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Winning recipe of accounting know-how and industry expertise to help you manage and grow your restaurant business.

Our Recipe for Your Success

Independent Bars & Restaurants

Numerous owners of restaurants and bars approach us seeking accounting assistance, only to realize that additional obstacles hinder their progress, such as staffing shortages, liquor loss, inflation, supply chain challenges, and more. With this in mind, we integrate and provide our core strengths, including accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and planning, alongside supplementary solutions such as recruitment and staffing, resource planning, inventory management, risk management, business consulting, and various operational support services.

Our experienced advisors work closely with clients to analyze their operations, identify areas for improvement, and develop strategic plans to enhance efficiency, streamline processes, and increase profitability. Whether it’s optimizing menu pricing, implementing cost control measures, or exploring expansion opportunities, we provide valuable insights and guidance to drive business success.

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MBE CPAs is dedicated to utilizing our expertise and customized solutions to ensure the prosperity of your restaurant, bar, tavern, food truck, or catering business. Join forces with us to discover the untapped potential of your enterprise and attain sustainable success in the food and beverage industry.

Your Advisor

Doug Gross
Doug Gross | CPA, CGMA

Doug is an accounting professional with over ten years of experience and a Tavern League of Wisconsin member. With a background in restaurant management and operations, he knows the intricacies of the food and beverage industry. Thus, he can provide solutions tailored to your bar or restaurant’s needs and connect you with the right people for specialized support.

Answering the “How” And “What Now”

Multi-Location Food Franchise

At MBE CPAs, we understand that as a restaurant franchisee, you have clear goals of expanding your business from one or two stores to a larger network. However, the path to achieving this growth can be filled with obstacles and uncertainties. We are here to provide the guidance and support you need to navigate these challenges and ensure a smooth transition as you expand your franchise.

Franchisees may struggle to integrate multiple systems and expand their networks to meet operational requirements or keep up with increased cybersecurity risk and different regulations. With someone to turn to, they might incur higher-than-expected operating costs or penalties for unknowingly violating or failing to comply with government regulations or missing tax credits and deductions that could save them thousands of dollars.

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Expand Into New Territories

As you expand into new territories, you may encounter unfamiliar regulations and compliance requirements. Navigating these legal complexities can be challenging and may result in costly penalties if overlooked. At MBE CPAs, we stay up to date on the latest regulations and government requirements specific to the food and beverage industry. We provide proactive guidance and support to ensure you remain compliant and avoid legal pitfalls that could hinder your growth.

At MBE CPAs, our team specializes in supporting restaurant franchisees in reaching their business objectives and overcoming operational challenges that come with expansion. With our guidance, you can confidently move forward, knowing that you have a trusted partner by your side to navigate the complexities of growing your franchise.

Your Advisor

Kim Wegner
Kim Wegner | CPA, CVA, CGMA

Kim is a seasoned accounting professional with over 20 years of experience. She specializes in the hospitality and food & beverage industries, specifically catering to the needs of franchisees of restaurant chains like Culvers, Pizza Ranch, Subway, and Taco Bell.

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