Since 1993 North America's leading earned income consultants to cultural institutions, Manask & Associates has foodservice and gift shop principals located coast to coast to conveniently service client engagements in the United States and Canada.

We improve the financial and operational performance of your restaurant, foodservices, facility rentals, and/or gift shop's services while enhancing the customer and public perception of your institution, visitor experience and services.

Our Mission Statement: To improve the financial performance of our clients' restaurants, foodservices, gift shops and facility rentals and, enhance the customer and public perception of these services.


Consulting Services We Offer:
Food & Beverage & Facility Rentals
  • Evaluation – Needs Assessment
  • Self-Operation vs. Outsourcing
  • Contract Negotiations and Contract Compliance
  • Expansion/Renovation Programming and Planning
  • Facility Rentals, Special Events and Catering Services
  • Benchmarking with Other Cultural Institutions
  • Market Research and Customer Preference Surveys
  • Food Safety and Sanitation Compliance
  • Sustainable Practices
  • Financial / Contractual Evaluation

Gift Shops
  • Evaluation – Needs Assessment
  • Self-Operation vs. Outsourcing
  • Store Layout and Programming
  • Customer Service and Sales Training
  • Store Manager Selection
  • Online Sales and Off-site Stores
  • Benchmarking with Other Cultural Institutions
  • Sustainable Practices