About the Doc
Bill Marvin, The Restaurant Doctor, works
with good restaurants that want to be great ... and with
managers who want to get their lives back!
He is an advisor to foodservice operators around the world.
Bill is president of Effortless, Inc., founder of Prototype
Restaurants, a consulting and management group and managing
editor of Hospitality Masters Press.
He began his foodservice career washing dishes (by hand!)
when he was 14. He has had the keys in his hand, his name on
the loans and the payrolls to meet. Bill’s hands-on management
experience includes hotels, restaurants, clubs and
He has earned the designation of Certified Speaking
Professional from the National Speakers Association. He is a
member of the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers and was
one of the first to be certified as a Foodservice Management
Professional by the National Restaurant Association.
Bill is a prolific author, a thought-provoking speaker and a
sought-after advisor in areas of concept development and
operational effectiveness. In addition to his private
consulting practice, he conducts on-going management and staff
training seminars in North America, Europe and the Pacific