Chris Tripoli has over 35 years of service in the Hospitality Industry as a designer, developer, owner and operator. He founded and is the President of A’ La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group.
A’ La Carte is an international restaurant consulting group based in Houston, Texas. A’ La Carte provides concept development, operations assistance, and growth planning services. Chris has developed award winning restaurants and provided assistance to many restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, country clubs, airports, parks and convention centers.
Before forming A’ La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group, he developed Truluck’s Steak and Stone Crab Restaurant.
Chris regularly contributes to Restaurant Startup & Growth Magazine, My Table Magazine, and FCSI Foodservice Consultant and RestaurantOwner.com and Co-Authored the Book “So, You’re Thinking About Owning, Operating or Investing in a Restaurant.” First Edition, December 2015 by RS&G, LLC. Chris developed a curriculum entitled “So You Want to Open a Restaurant” and currently teaches at The Small Business Development Center at the University of Houston. He is a guest speaker for a variety of hospitality meetings, seminars and as a participant in Industry Workshops.
Chris remains active in the Foodservice Consultant Society International, The Texas Restaurant Association, and serves on the advisory board of The University of Houston Small Business Development Center.Chris Tripoli A’ La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group President