Ballance Hospitality was founded in 1999 by Donal Ballance, a former executive with Guinness plc., PepsiCo Inc., and Compass Group, who has worked for over 25 years with foodservice and hospitality businesses in the United States, Canada, the UK and Ireland. Donal has been involved in the pub business from many angles…as an owner, developer, manager and…always…as an advocate for continual business development and profit enhancement. For the past fifteen years, he has also been an integral partner of the the Guinness Irish Pub Concept, the benchmark standard for pubs globally. Ballance Hospitality works with Diageo Guinness USA and Diageo Europe  to support new Pub Development.

We are specialists in the area of pub and restaurant operations in the US and understand the day to day challenges involved in running a profitable, successful operation.We work with pub, restaurant and bar operators, both new and experienced, to help them develop their businesses, whether it is resolving a problem with food or labor cost, or helping them to get a new place open on time and on budget. We are  hands-on advisers who provide practical and affordable solutions to business challenges and our clients will always tell us we over-deliver on our promise. My passion is to make operators as profitable as they can be.

So, if you’ve got as far as reading this, why don’t you take the next step and give me a call (416) 458-1178…..or drop me an email and I’ll call you?

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We offer a  completely free consultation that allows you to discuss your challenges with us and explore areas where we might be able to assist you. There is no obligation and we hope that if you don’t end up working with us, at least you will have received some excellent free advice and direction. If you are interested in a free consultation, please click the Contact Us button on the top left  or call me at (416) 458-1178