by Doug Radkey


Doug Radkey brings a unique approach with proprietary strategies + tools + resources that will inspire your team + activate your potential + and lead your hospitality project to success.

Hospitality Consultant

Doug Radkey is the President of KRG Hospitality Inc. – an independent consulting agency with 8 regional offices throughout North America focusing on restaurants, bars, hotels, and more – since 2009!

Industry Influencer

Doug Radkey is a public speaker and columnist for a variety of leading hospitality industry events and publications throughout world in addition to being the brand ambassador for tech start-up ‘Barventory’.

Published Author

Doug Radkey is also the author of ‘Bar Hacks’ – the 250+ page book on Developing the Fundamentals for an Epic Bar that’s available right here on Amazon in both soft cover and digitial formats.

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My passion for the hospitality industry first started at the age of fourteen, working as a dishwasher in a small independent restaurant. Since that time, a lot has happened! To me, becoming a leader in this industry with a focus on start-up & emerging hospitality brands has not only been ‘a job’, it has also become a lifestyle which brings along new opportunities and challenges, every single day.

What do I bring to the table?

  • Over 20 Years of High Level Hospitality Experience Plus Being the President of KRG Hospitality Inc – An Independent Consultant Agency Operating Since 2009
  • The Development of Numerous Successful Restaurant, Bar, & Hospitality Properties Throughout Canada, the USA, and Abroad
  • Overview of 8 Regional Offices – Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Eastern Caribbean
  • Certification to Teach ‘Hospitality Management’ from AHLEI plus Completion of Marketing, Operations Management, and Project Management at Post Secondary Level
  • Author of ‘Bar Hacks’ And Writer for Industry Leading Publications Such As FoodableTV, Bar Biz Magazine, Nightclub & Bar, The Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice Magazine, Typsy, and More!
  • Speaker at Industry Leading Events Such as The Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas, the Restaurant & Lodging Show in NYC, LA, and Orlando, and the Canadian Restaurant & Bar Show in Toronto
  • Founder of crisis task-force providing free resources for restaurants in need after natural disasters


Complete start to finish solutions available from idea stage to grand opening and beyond for new, expanding, or re-branded hospitality properties.

Strategic Planning

From market feasibility studies to concept development plans, concept tested designs, and strategic business plans; KRG provides the fundamental solutions for operators, investors, senior executives, real estate professionals, and financial institutions; a process we have completed for well over 150 unique & memorable properties.


Project Development

From floor layouts to kitchen & bar development, equipment procurement, brand development, food & beverage (menu) development, pricing optimization, marketing plans, system implementation, human resources and much more; KRG’s suite of solutions is considered a gold standard by many within the industry.


Project Management

Leading and/or collaborating, KRG has a network of contractors, engineers, designers, & other required vendors that we manage during your unique project while adhering to strict timelines & financial budgets, allowing KRG to align the hundreds of tasks and numerous personnel needed for the launch of a successful property.

2020 Speaker Topics

As an Int’l recognized speaker, Doug Radkey intended to speak at 18 different events in 2020. With the Covid-19 pandemic, that changed in an instant.
If you are now looking for an engaging speaker for your next event, podcast, webinar, or panel – please get in touch.
While there is a defined list of topics prepared – a customized presentation can be developed for your event on a variety of industry related topics.
Please contact for further details.
On-Premise vs. Off-Premise

This seminar delivers the strategies to both introduce and balance off-premise sales while still benefiting from on-premise guest experiences to maximize your venues potential in a post-pandemic landscape.

Developing an Epic Beverage Program

This seminar delivers the key components of a profitable & memorable beverage program with a focus on cocktails, beer, wine, and non-alcohol drinks in both an on-premise and to-go thought process.

Preparing Concepts for Growth

This seminar delivers the systems required to quickly pivot and adapt to ongoing market changes while continuing a mindset for scalable & sustainable growth. Are you ready to expand your brand in a post-pandemic world?


Bring Bar Hacks to your restaurant, bar, or hospitality business with our hands-on workshop for you and your entire team

Operations Workshop

From marketing plans to day-to-day operations, financial management, culture assessments, and more – this workshop will prepare you and your venue for immediate improvements that will be visible by the following week

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Culinary & Mixology Workshop

Want a competitive edge in your food & beverage program? A team of #BarHacks experts will work with your team to develop an epic program that will drive unique & memorable dishes & cocktails you can call your own!

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Get the Book Today!

Need more time to consider a workshop? Get your copy of Bar Hacks for you and your team today and learn the fundamentals of developing a scalable, sustainable, memorable, profitable, and consistent venue!



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