Restaurants Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

You will find consultants on a wide range of restaurant issues by clicking on the following links. The professionals found through this page may opine regarding beverage management, bistros, casual and family restaurants, fine dining, and food courts. Consultants found here may also provide expert witness testimony regarding HACCP, restaurant food preparation, food service operations, pubs, restaurant equipment, restaurant management, restaurant operations, and the ServSafe national food safety program, as well as other topics.

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John A Gordon, MAFF (Pacific Management Consulting Group)
John A. Gordon is a restaurant subject matter expert, and works complex restaurant analysis and advisory projects. Gordon is a certified Master Analyst, Financial Forensics and supports litigation matters. He has federal and state deposition and trial... Learn More ›

Gary Coburn (Restaurant Concept Innovations)
Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full service restaurants, limited service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising and commercial kitchen design/build from... Learn More ›

Dennis P Gemberling (Perry Group International)
Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, catering, special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate across North America. Held prior positions for different... Learn More ›

Howard Cannon (Restaurant Expert Witness)
Howard Cannon has 40+ years Exclusive in the Restaurant and Bar Industry specializing in Slips, Trips & Falls, Coffee Burns, Alcohol & Dram Shop, Acts of Violence, Negligent Security, Customer & Employee Injuries, and much more. He provides NATIONWIDE... Learn More ›

Preston Rideout (Dram Shop Experts)
Preston Rideout is a nightclub and bar consultant specializing in Dram Shop Expert Witness Testimony. He has 25 years of bar operations experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. Preston is CEO of Rideout Hospitality and Founder of The Dram Shop... Learn More ›
Leonard Backer (Leonard J. Backer Associates LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: We have specialized expertise in all areas of the Furniture, Seating and Table Industries. Our firm's services encompass Expert Witness work, Litigation and/or Strategic Consulting for a wide variety...
Julia Skinner
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Julia Skinner is an expert in library and archival research and food studies. She has a PhD in Library & Information Science, is an award-winning food historian, and the founder of Root, which offers...
Gary L Deel, PhD, JD, CHSE, CHIA, CHE, CFE, SHRM-CP, APP (FC Consulting & Expert Witness)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Gary Deel, PhD, JD has 10 years of experience in executive-level positions in the hospitality industry and 10 years of experience teaching hospitality management and law curriculum for some of the nation's...
Salvatore Caccavale, CLSD (Global Hospitality Security Solutions, LLC)
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Sal is recognized for his 35-years with Hilton Hotels as a Director of Safety & Security in such notable Hilton branded hotels as the Palmer House in Chicago and The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. He...
Silver T Gordon
Location: Kentucky
Areas of Expertise: Silver Gordon is a U.S. Army Veteran with 30 years of nightclub and bar experience. While in the military, Mr. Godon served in the Army Intelligence Corp before transitioning to 11th Groups U.S. ARMY Special...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
David Scott Rutecki
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: David Rutecki offers expert witness and litigation support for restaurant related issues in the United States. David’s career spans 35 years of restaurant and hospitality related experience. Working in...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
John Tyson (AR TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS INC )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Tyson is a Registered Professional Engineer , Licensed Mechanicl Engineer and Licensed Engineering Contractor in California He has more than thirty three years full time experience in Accident Reconstruction,...
Ewen C Todd (Ewen Todd Consulting LLC)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Ewen C. D. Todd is President of Ewen Todd Consulting LLC and former Director of the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center and Professor at Michigan State University (MSU). He coordinated research...
E. Robert Miller, CPM, CIPS, CMC (E. Robert Miller & Associates)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert witness in property management and brokerage issues for all commercial and residential real estate types. Experience in arbitration, litigation, lease terms, personal injury, property damage, security,...
William R Legier, CPA, CFE, CFF (Legier & Company, apac)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Certified Public Accountant; Certified in Financial Forensics; Certified Fraud Examiner; 40 years forensic accounting and complex commercial litigation experience with testimony in Federal and State Courts...
Paul Romanos, Jr. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Paul Romanos, Jr. Food and Beverage Operations & Dram Shop Expert PJ Romanos is a liquor liability and food / beverage operations expert with more than 3 decades of hands-on hospitality industry experience....
Gregory M. Libby (Libby Consulting, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Libby has had a 30-year career in commercial real estate and is currently the Principal of Libby Consullting, LLC. He has held senior leadership positions with Hughes Marino, Realty Income Corporation,...
THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC (Skip Stearns)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Experienced hotel and hospitality experts providing litigation consulting and impartial hotel expert witness research, reports and testimony. With associate offices in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Maine,...
Restaurants FAQs

What is a restaurants expert witness?

A restaurant expert witness is a professional who can provide testimony and opinions on various aspects of the restaurant industry. This can include issues such as food safety, security, sanitation, and service standards.

What is the role of a restaurants expert witness?

A restaurants expert witness has a role in offering testimony on issues related to the restaurant industry.

How much can a person make as a restaurants expert witness?

Restaurants expert witnesses may make anywhere from $175 to $400 or more per hour, depending the negotiated rate between the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of a restaurants expert witness?

Restaurants expert witnesses should have expertise in food safety regulations, kitchen operations, and restaurant design.

In legal proceedings, what evidence is reviewed by a restaurants expert witness?

A restaurant expert witness may review evidence such as food safety protocols, employee training records, financial statements, and customer complaints to provide testimony in legal proceedings.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a restaurants expert witness?

Cases involving food safety, sanitation, restaurant operations, and management may require expert opinions from a restaurant expert witness. They can provide insight into industry standards, best practices, and potential liabilities.