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Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Strategies that work, no matter what's next. Learn more now.

Solutions for today — and insights for tomorrow

Anticipating fluctuations in customers’ tastes and behaviors is challenging. So is predicting what’s next and best with technology or how the changes in tax law will impact you. How can you keep up — especially when you’re worried about food and labor costs, tighter margins, and an increasingly competitive landscape?

We’ll help you break past the logjam of competition. With a national footprint and more than 400 restaurant clients, we’re one of the few accounting firms with a dedicated restaurant practice. We take great pride in our entrenchment in the restaurant community, including industry venues such as the National Restaurant Association, the International Franchise Association, and the Restaurant Finance and Development Conference, to stay ahead of the issues, trends, and laws affecting you.

Whether you’re a growing system or a more mature brand, we offer custom insights and high-level strategies for your business. We’ll help you improve financial performance, optimize profits, and implement transformational changes.

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  • Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2021

    Plante Moran is proud to sponsor the 2021 Restaurant Finance & Development Conference in Las Vegas, NV.

    Event November 8, 2021 Upcoming
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  • 2021 Year-end Webinar Series

    Make sure you’re ready for year-end — join our experts for a two-day virtual experience as they present important year-end updates for tax (individual and business), accounting, audit, and employee benefit plans.

    Webinar November 30, 2021 1 min read Upcoming
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Restaurants Thought Leadership

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Our Clients Say

Plante Moran has provided National Coney Island with audit, tax, and consulting services for nearly ten years. Their industry knowledge is unparalleled; they always come to the table with everything we need — no matter how complex that need — and they’re approachable, accessible, and we like working with them. They’re the complete package.

Dan Roma Chief Financial Officer, National Coney Island

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Personal, seamless service

Nine out of 10 clients say we’re better than our competition. We believe that comes from our personal service. Whether you’re a single location, a franchised restaurant concept, or a private-equity-owned establishment, we build lasting relationships to foster a client-focused, collaborative culture. And our team members will stick with you into the future because, at 11.9 percent, we have one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry.

“Whether you need a solution for today’s questions or future insights, we’ll provide the support you need,” says Mark Fleischer, consumer goods and services practice leader. “And you’ll recognize the same faces on your team year after year, which leads to meaningful relationships; we’ll not only know you and your system, but you’ll also be able to trust we always have your best interests in mind.”

How can we help your business?

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