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le bon temps upscale casual restaurant concepts

the premIEre restaurant group

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full service restaurant management

Our Services

At the core of Le Bon Temp isĀ  top to bottom restaurant concept management. We handle it all for you from systems to technology, marketing, finances, reporting and more. We also excel in restaurant and concept design to help make your restaurant dreams a reality.

Systems and Development

Let us implement our ironclad systems and develop your concept, managers, and staff

Restaurant Management

Our team provides and implements the tools and systems to make you profitable and stress free

Concept Design

We are strategically partnered with the businesses and talent to create aesthetically gorgeous concepts

Michael Karp

Owner | Concept Design and Systems Implemetation

With over 30 years of hospitality experience and a decade in restaurant ownership and design, is the driving force behind LBT Restaurants. His extensive background is distinguished by his specialization in event management and the stewardship of a management company that oversees multiple dining establishments. Known for his innovative approach and commitment to excellence, Michael has been instrumental in redefining the dining experience, establishing himself as a visionary leader in the restaurant industry.

Jef Pimental

Jef Pimental

Systems and Personnel Development

With an impressive career spanning two decades. His expertise lies in the strategic opening of restaurants, coupled with a deep understanding of IT systems and personnel management development. Jeff’s role is pivotal in shaping the operational backbone of the restaurants he works with, ensuring that each opening is a harmonious blend of technology, talent, and efficiency.

Fredi Gorham

Fredi Gorham

Administrative and Financial Services

A distinguished professional with a rich background in the financial sector. Her proficiency is rooted in a career that includes significant roles such as the Director of Finance at private equity firm Francisco Partners and Finance Director with Thomas Weisel Partners. Freddi’s commitment to community service is evident from her involvement in multiple non-profit boards

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams

Executive Chef and Catering Management

A seasoned culinary expert who brings a wealth of experience from his two decades of working in various kitchens. His journey through the culinary includes leading and implementing diverse programs within restaurants, catering, and school lunch initiatives. Jonathan’s versatility stands out as his strength, allowing him to adeptly navigateĀ  to different sectors of the food industry.

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orinda theatre square

2 orinda theatre square ste 248

orinda, ca 94563