New Build Series (3 of 4)  Managing Your Development Process

Running a restaurant (or several) is challenging without the added stress of building a new one. A new project requires a high degree of focus, attention to small details, and even more time out of your busy day.

Our professional team is trained and fully up to date with all the newest processes and technologies. We are experts in the restaurant development process, including that recommended in the Tim Horton’s strategy, This experience ensures that we meet restaurant development requirements, and are prepared for any new project.

EPS is well equipped with high level experience and expertise that will exceed your project needs. As a full-service project management firm, we oversee and are hands-on every step along the way.

EPS assists in the detailed processes of project management:

  • Creating work breakdown structures
  • Cost Estimating
  • Establishing the Baseline Control Budget
  • Cost Forecasts
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Quality Control
  • Planning
  • Scheduling
  • Change Management Procedures

We partner with you to achieve the desired output by:

  • Thoroughly defining the scope of your project
  • Budget Set Up and Control
  • Establishing the Project Schedule and ensuring it stays on track
  • Change Management – making sure that you aren’t faced with unnecessary cost and schedule overruns

From our Project and Operations Directors and our Business Development leads, we strategize to plan out the most efficient and cost-effective solution for your project.  Our mission is to provide exceptional project management services to our clients and add value by being an integral partner, whose focus is on transparency and quality.

Tom Lopinski recently joined the EPS team as our Business Development Lead with nearly 25 years of professional regional, national, and senior level experience. His specialized background ranges from franchising, hospitalizing, and quick service restaurant operations and development. Lopinski gained his extensive experience through his work with Tim Hortons, the Walt Disney Company, Dunkin’ Donuts, and other regional franchisors in North America.

Stay tuned for the final step of the New Build Series next week!


Have any more questions about your development process? Want to learn more about a specific topic that will cater to your upcoming project? Reach out and chat with our professional team: