Why Choose DCS?

You’ve Reached a Fork in the Road with your Business

1. Our unique perspective comes from more than 35 years of hands-on experience across virtually every food service industry segment.

2. We have access to an affordable and flexible network of the best food service industry professionals in New England and beyond.

3. We tailor-make our performance to your specific business needs and concerns. In short, we will bring you more customers, increase revenues, control costs and improve profits.

Founder David Shinney has worked his way up all rungs of the ladder from busboy to big shot.

From small to supersize startups, single- or multi-unit chains, franchises, boutique and flagged hotels, retail gourmet food operations, David Shinney’s food service consulting continues to create and execute fine-tuned concepts. From business plans to raising investment capital to managing launches, he has installed seamless day-to-day financial and operational systems, grown revenues, and secured long-term profitability. His reputation as a calm, highly competent professional is unparalleled: unruffled, unflappable, and with a sense of humor while enhancing the bottom line.

His network of professionals, when needed, is skilled, broad and affordable. With proven success in restaurant real estate, law, architecture, interior design, construction, financial systems and infrastructure, information technology, operations, culinary, beverage, and graphic design and marketing. If you are looking for help with restaurant ideas, restaurant marketing, restaurant menu design, restaurant staff training, or help with a restaurant business for sale, DCS Associates is where you want to be.