In cooperation with internationally acclaimed thinkers, architects and decorators we create and implement ground-breaking hospitality concepts.
Our year-long contacts with important international suppliers and vendors in the hospitality sector allow us to help our clients buy from the best – at the best price.
Our experience working with state of the art risk management models helps our clients throroughly assess the risks (and opportunities) involved in launching, re-positioning or diversification.
Marketing- and Sales-Planning
We develop and assist in the implementation of custom-made business-plans as well as marketing- and sales-strategies to improve both your guest frequences and guest structure
Branding, Communication and Public Relations
In cooperation with internationally acclaimed partners in branding and communication, we optimize your brand appearance and acquisition activities. Our broad, international network of opinion leaders on all levels of society creates a buzz and sustains on-going publicity for our clients.
Our competency in project management allows us to take the leading part in complex projects (involving different interest groups, officials / authorities, subcontractors, etc.) efficiently and effectively. From the first concept draft to the grand (re-)opening.
A Swiss Canadian, has been involved in gastronomy for some 30 years working in both North America and Europe. Starting as a chef, waiter, barman working himself up to the position of Managing Director of a very large gastro operation. Wolf specializes in re-launching concepts which he managed to demonstrate within the past 15 years. He has successfully lead over 35 different restaurants starting at the young age of 19 when he acquired his first management position.
Wolf studied at Harvard University as well as Cornell University-School of Hotel Administration, and has an Honors degree as dipl. eidg. Hotelier-Restaurateur SHV (from the sister school at the time of graduation of Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne “Les Roches”). Wolf also completed his dual MBA from European University and La Salle University in Switzerland. His dissertation topic of “Emotional Intelligence – the key to effective project management” earned him a 6.0 perfect score and advancement for his Doctorate in Business Administration at both Universities whereby his PhD thesis was Emotional Intelligence “Are Leaders made or Born”.
Wolf strengths are his leadership skills and his creative ability to envision something and then put it into action. He has an immense network of contacts on a local and also an international level. Wolf was the former Vice President of the Cornell Hotel Society (CH), Vice President of the Cambridge Society of Food and Beverage Management (CDN), former Member of YPO (Young Presidents´ Organization) and current member of WPO International Chapter. Wolf´s hobbies include Tae Kwon Do (whereby he holds a second degree black belt), tennis, skiing and golf and of course his passion for food and wines.
Burkhard Zerlauth was born in Bregenz, Austria, and studied at the renowned Private hotel school, Schloss Klessheim in Salzburg. Over the past 30 years, he has expanded his skills in all areas of the hospitality industry.
Over the past 20 years, he has held several senior positions in Switzerland.
In December 2012, he has taken over a historic hotel and restaurant directly at the Walensee – www.flyhof.ch – but because of his competence in the management of hospitality properties, Burkhard continues to advise various gastronomy companies to help them become more profitable.