Launched in 1996 as a hospitality consultancy, Jenjuice Hospitality provides restaurant concept development, creative direction, business startup plan, interior design, brand strategy, tabletop sourcing, and project coordination. Jenjuice Hospitality creates food-related spaces with guest loyalty at the forefront spanning from bars, restaurants, food halls, retail to hotels.
Founder and creative director, Jennie Yip Kim, has worked in hospitality her entire career and consulted for 25+ projects worldwide. She’s a leader in her field, speaking at Hospitality Design Expo on Woman in Hospitality, and collaborated with industries best including Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Ian Schrager, Christian Liaigre, Andre Balazs, Jonathan Morr, India Mahdavi, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and more.
She managed and owned, Miss Yip Chinese Café, Theo Bistro, APT nightclub, BUCK15, Townhouse Hotel, and a partner and Director of Food and Beverage of Gramercy Park Hotel with Ian Schrager. Her roster of consulting clients includes Mercer Hotel, Knickerbocker Hotel, Dream Hotel, Condessa df Hotel, Andre Balazs Properties, 8 Cloves, Potpourri Boulangerie, BONDST, Benetton, and more.
Today in 2020, Jennie continues to give back to the restaurant industry by developing an online platform, Restaurant Startup Business, to help mom and pop restaurant-preneurs with industry resources to bring their foodservice concept to life.