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Restaurants

Do you want to make more money and build buzz around your wine program?

  • we design wine lists that will keep your customers coming back
  • knowledge of the latest wine trends to keep you ahead of the game
  • a nose for finding high quality wine at affordable prices to keep your list accessible and cost effective
  • we will train your staff to feel more confident talking about wine and upselling
  • maximizing profit margins by minimizing wine cost
  • helping you build your reputation and find your niche

Contact Patrick:

email: patrick@nullcresswinedesign.com

Phone: 1-510-506-3686

Testimonials

Revival Bar & Kitchen – Berkeley –

“Patrick lets me focus on the BOH while having confidence that he is going to take care of our wine list with the same eye for expertise. He follows through with the wait staff, working with servers to increase their knowledge of every bottle on the list. He is meticulous with the tracking of sales, always aware of maximizing profit while having a wine list that’s interesting and affordable. Patrick’s passion and knowledge of wine helps keep the staff engaged and on their toes.”

– Amy Murray, Chef/Owner, Revival Bar & Kitchen 

Venus Restaurant – Berkeley –

“Patrick Cress, as wine consultant and wine manager, has been a great asset to our business. He is a consummate professional and has helped us immeasurably to grow our sales and reputation. We highly recommend him and his services.”

–David R. Korman – Owner, Venus Restaurant, Berkeley, CA http://venusrestaurant.net

The Vestry at the Chapel, San Francisco –

“Patrick Cress has helped compliment the vision for my restaurant by creating a wine list that is unique and easily understood by novices and wine aficionados alike. He has an eye for wines that deliver on value and makes sure there’s something on the list for everyone. Patrick is professional, reliable and creates continuity in a business that can change personnel on a regular basis.”

– Jack Knowles, Owner, The Vestry at the Chapel

Awaken Café – Oakland –

“There are so many hats you wear when you run a restaurant. So many things to get right. Patrick basically came in and took over our wine program from the start, handling every aspect of tasting, wine list creation, staff training, ordering, and negotiating great prices. It’s invaluable to have a part of your business just completely handled and our customers have loved the wines he picked. I couldn’t recommend Patrick more highly. He’s the real deal.”

– Cortt Dunlap, Owner, Awaken Café