"KROST provides superb professional and business advice for restaurants. I have been working with one of their principals, Jean Hagan, and I rely on her extensively. She is very knowledgeable, thoroughly professional, and unfailingly responsive." » Read More

Karl Hutterert
Moby Dick Restaurant

"Jean and her team at KROST have been instrumental to the success in opening and operating our restaurants. Their attention to detail, “360 degree” knowledge of the restaurant industry and deep understanding of finance, tax and operations have proven invaluable. I most highly recommend them to anyone seeking an accounting and financial services firm who consistently go above and beyond to exceed their client’s expectations." » Read More

Steve Rich, Chief Operating Officer
Bottlefish Holdings, LLC and Flax & Rosenfield Capital Partners

“We reached out to KROST in hopes to find a solution. We got much more than a solution. We were able to forge a great working relationship that I am confident will continue for years to come. They are experts in all areas of the hospitality business and we would highly recommend them to any operators who are interested in improving the efficiency of their operations and therefore their overall bottom line.” » Read More

Skyler Reeves, Director of Operations
213 Ventures

Pedalers Fork

“Experts in restaurant accounting, and all aspects of the technical, operational, and managerial challenges of today’s market, KROST supersedes your expectations of the typical restaurant consultant.” » Read More

California Chicken Café

“Hagan and her team are most impressive. Their knowledge base is vast and deep. We connected with the desire to enhance our accounting systems, but it didn’t stop there.” » Read More


“Experts in restaurant accounting, and all aspects of the technical, operational, and managerial challenges of today’s market, KROST supersedes your expectations of the typical restaurant consultant.” » Read More

Kabuki Restaurants, Inc.

“Jean Hagan of KROST recommended Ctuit and it was amazing! The reports are simple and easy to understand. Their knowledge of labor law is very impressive and their feedbacks and attention to all our needs were just simply awesome.” » Read More

Border Grill

“Whether you are launching a new restaurant, looking to revamp current systems to maximize profitability, seeking guidance in a crisis situation, or searching for an all-star P&L coach for your team…call Jean Hagan!!! She is the absolute best.” » Read More

Camacho’s Inc.

“The decision to work with the team at KROST has been a true game changer for my company. Their collective knowledge of our industry is second to none…We are now, without a doubt, built to last.” » Read More

Spitz – Home of the Döner Kebab

“We partnered with KROST in 2010 to do our year-end taxes, after using another firm for the previous 3 years. We also utilized the expert skills of Jean Hagan, in-house restaurant consultant, who helped us set and achieve important financial and operational goals. She is a pleasure to work with and has been a huge asset to our growth and success.” » Read More

El Cholo – Paseo, Pasadena

“As an owner and operator I value good accounting and reporting. At El Cholo Paseo, Greg’s team works with all our staff to ensure that we continue to capture opportunities to increase our bottom line profit.” » Read More

Two 40 South Restaurant and Wine Bar

“My name is Eric Merrell, Managing Partner of Two 40 South Restaurant and Wine Bar. I initially contacted Jean Hagan for an overview of the general services that KROST provide. We had our first meeting at Two 40 South with Jean Hagan and Jason Melillo and my first impression of them was their professionalism and expert knowledge of the industry.” » Read More

"Hello, my name is Jill. I planned on opening a restaurant concept that was new to the marketplace and the first challenge was that I have never been in this business before. I was put in contact with Jean Hagan by a referral, after having fired my first consultant many months into the project. I will start off by saying I could not have completed this project without her. Jean jumped right in with a plan of completion. One thing that definitely stood out was how she was 200% in favor of seeing this project complete and successful." » Read More

Waffle Chix

“Jean’s gift to restaurant owners and operators is that she treats our company as if it were her own. She genuinely cares. She is demanding and establishes high expectations because she takes failure very personally. Your success is her success.” » Read More

Andre Ulloa, CEO
Yamashiro, Inc.