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Primary Area of Expertise

Restaurant Practices & Standards

Expert Witness Profile

Alan Someck's 37 years experience in the hospitality industry as an owner, operator, consultant and teacher has given him the depth knowledge to provide highly professional and thorough expert witness reports, depositions and testimony. Alan has been an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including:
•Restaurant Operations
•Income and Profit Analysis
•Slips and Falls and Customer Safety
•Wages and Tips Issues
•Food and Alcohol Safety
• Harassment and Discrimination
•Business Damages and Competitive Analysis

For the past 12 years, Alan has been an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC and a Professor of Hospitality Management at the New York Institute of Technology. Alan has had 25 years of extensive experience as a restaurant operator. Through his company, Keystone Hospitality Solutions, he presently provides full service hospitality consulting. Alan has also been awarded 7 EPA grants on hospitality and sustainability. He has organized conferences and training programs for the New York State Restaurant Association and has been a speaker and author on food service operations, restaurant safety and franchising. He has been featured in media publications such as Forbes.com and Full Service Restaurant. Alan is a Nationally Certified Trainer in ServSafe Food and Alcohol Safety.