About Us

FOC is a full-service advisory firm, transforming some of the world’s most iconic destinations and neighborhoods with best-in-class hospitality. Since 2009, our team of industry professionals has provided deep industry expertise and strategic alliances across multiple disciplines for our clients.

“You can’t do a good deal with bad people, and you can’t do a bad deal with good people.”


We partner with real estate developers, investors, restaurateurs, chefs, municipalities, and many others to create profitable and unique dining experiences. Our inspired and intentional hospitality alliances have been proven to:

  • Generate outstanding REAL ESTATE VALUE
  • DRIVE BUZZ for cultural institutions
  • REVITALIZE NEIGHBORHOODS and office centers
  • Draw next generation patrons to ICONIC LANDMARKS

At FOC, we believe that trusting relationships drive the most successful business transformation, innovation and creativity. This well-known quote illuminates our ethos across our company, partners, vendors and client relationships.

-Keith Durst, Principal & Founder