The Restaurant Leadership Accelerator Program Is Perfect For Your Business If:

You Are Looking To Level Up Your Team

The Restaurant Leadership Accelerator is a 6-, 12-, or 18-month interactive leadership program designed exclusively for emerging restaurant groups that include interactive virtual courses with pools and experiential activities as well as monthly coaching calls focused on accountability and results.

Experienced Instructors

Keynote-Worthy Lessons

Consultant-Level Coaching

Kathleen Wood

Kathleen Wood

President & Founder Kathleen Wood Partners

Loyola University MBA

30+ Years of Restaurant Industry Experience

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Jamie Griffin

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Founder & Principal Consult to Grow®

Tulane MBA

20+ Years of Restaurant Industry Experience

You Are An Emerging Restaurant Group Ready To:

Quickly Hire & Develop Managers

Reduce Turnover & Increase Effectiveness

Become Sales Driven & Profit Smart

Get A Head Start on a Custom Leadership Program

How the Leadership Accelerator Program Works

Classes are scheduled the 1st, 2nd and 3rd weeks of the month with any 4th or 5th week off and allow the managers to focus on your business and put lessons into practice.


Week 1

90 Minute Zoom

Interactive & Experiential Lesson

Slides Custom to Your Brand & Lesson Recorded for Future Reference

Week 2

60 Minute Zoom

Multi-unit Manager Coaching Call Focused on Practical Application and Manager Accountability

Week 3

60 Minute Zoom

General Manager Coaching Call Focused on Practical Application and Moving Lessons to the Next Level of Leaders.

Client Results

Fully Staffed Management Teams

Fully Staffed Restaurant Teams

Lowest Hourly Turnover in Company History

Outperforming Operational and Financial Targets

What Our Clients Are Talking About:

What Is the LAP?

“The Leadership Accelerator Program supplements the development of the GM and DM teams in our company by helping us to prioritize the most important responsibilities we have, align us with the tools we have to accomplish our goals and ultimately improve the quality of life for our in and above store teams. Kathleen and Jamie's industry knowledge and experience are the driving force behind this program.”

What Is the LAP Impact?

“I have seen growth not only in myself as a leader and a person, but also a growth in my management team, as they have all stuck with me through this process. Our commitment is starting to show and trickle down to the employees as well.”