Hospitality Entrepreneurs, Founders and Owners Nationwide, or HEFON as we prefer to call it is the brainchild of our founder Richard. You see he has stood in your shoes; he has built a number of hospitality businesses from scratch and with very little start up money, so he knows exactly what it takes, how it feels, the sacrifices that need to be made, and the incredible amount of hard work required to run any kind of hospitality business.
He co-founded Handmade Burger Co back in 2006 and over the following decade built it into an independent national restaurant business with 29 company owned UK wide locations. He has also started several other smaller hospitality businesses along the way, meaning he really has experienced pretty much everything that owning and running a hospitality business has to throw at you.
And don’t think it has been an easy ride! As well as experiencing tremendous success and receiving various awards and recognition for his achievements, including selling some of his businesses along the way, he has also experienced failure as well.
With all this experience under his belt, Richard wanted to find a way to help ALL hospitality business owners to achieve more with their own businesses.
And that’s why he created HEFON, to do just that!