Experts in Hospitality Operations.

Hospitality HQ (HHQ) is a creative consulting and management group offering bespoke solutions for culinary-driven concepts across the United States. Helmed by award-winning chef, restaurateur, TV personality and cookbook author Akhtar Nawab, HHQ’s dynamic and comprehensive team prioritizes high-quality service at all levels, producing systems and marketing for food and beverage concepts which consistently optimize the guest experience.

HHQ is currently the fastest-growing food hall management company in the country, with critically-acclaimed restaurant and communal dining projects located in Brooklyn, New York (Alta Calidad), New Orleans, Louisiana (Otra Vez), Chicago, Illinois (Dr. Murphy’s Food Hall), Riverdale Park, Maryland (Le Fantome) and Selma, NC (Old North State Food Hall), with forthcoming initiatives in Houston, TX (Lyric Market, Fall 2022), Salt Lake City, Utah (The Local Market & Bar, Fall 2022) and Charlotte, NC (Monarch Market, Winter 2023) and more to be announced.

Proudly minority owned and operated.

Hospitality Development

The breadth of our experience ranges from food hall development and management, to Michelin-awarded restaurants, hotel operations, banquet and catering operations, and fast-casual concepts, boasting critically-acclaimed restaurant and communal dining projects nationwide.

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Concept Development

We provide hands-on assessments, projections, and reports to help develop your idea into a profitable business. Understanding your competition is an integral part of development as well as long-term success, and Hospitality HQ provides a full competitive set to allow you to discover and highlight your niche in the market.

Culinary & Menu Development

With our finger constantly on the pulse of the trends in food and beverage, our team is always ahead of the curve when it comes to what consumers want. With critically acclaimed chef Akhtar Nawab at HHQ’s helm and a Michelin-rated restaurant in our portfolio, Hospitality HQ is uniquely positioned to ensure consistent quality and profitability of both food hall and restaurant partners alike.

Where we’re located

Upcoming Projects

Monarch Market

Monarch Market offers a fresh take on the many facets of modern dining. From romantic experiences to grab and go, you’ll discover an incredible collection of food vendors with enough flavorful variety to satiate any craving and the wide selection needed to satisfy any craving. With a robust curation of 13 vendors and 3 bars, Monarch Market sits in the heart of Uptown Charlotte.


Wind Creek Atmore

Your favorites are sure to be found at the Market—with options for everyone including breakfast, authentic BBQ at The Q, chicken and burgers at Cluck & Chuck, seafood favorites at Fish Camp, salads at Fresh Start, and Italian at Trattoria Toscana.


Press & News

Coming Soon: Ate Ate Ate at Burnsville Center

Ate Ate Ate is coming to the north extension at Burnsville Center, set to open later this spring. The new food hall aims to bring international cuisine with nine diverse vendors, a central bar, and Enson Market, an Asian supermarket. The Windfall Group, in partnership...

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