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SS&G is a premier provider of assurance, tax, and business advisory services to the restaurant industry. Our firm is one of the largest certified public accounting firms in the U.S., and it ranks as one of Chicago’s top 25 largest accounting firms, according to Crain’s Chicago. SS&G serves hundreds of restaurant clients ranging from small independents to large national chains, from quick-serve locations to fine dining establishments, and from franchisors to franchisees.

Our clients include:

SS&G clients receive top-grade services because we have a team of professionals dedicated to understanding the complexities of the restaurant industry. Our service offerings include audits, reviews, and compilations; tax planning and compliance; cost segregation studies; business valuations; litigation support; business plans; forecasts and projections; obtaining financing; benchmarking; and tip reporting and compliance.

Our restaurant clients benefit from our depth of expertise and valuable educational resources, allowing them to improve their operating and financial performance and grow their businesses.

  • Selections: Our restaurant-industry blog offers informative articles on current issues, trends, and hot topics relevant to the financial management and operations of restaurant companies.
  • Quarterly benchmarking update: This report allows companies to see how they measure up against the compiled results of top public restaurant companies.
  • Restaurant CFO Bootcamp®: This intense study of restaurant financial management focuses on the unique aspects of the industry and draws top restaurant company executives nationwide.
  • Restaurant CFO Roundtable: A unique networking group for Chicagoland restaurant-industry financial executives, designed as a forum for discussing hot topics, sharing best practices, and learning from industry gurus.
  • Second Course: Our tax professionals offer a complimentary detailed review of your federal and state income tax returns with recommendations for potential tax savings.
  • Webinars: Presented on a variety of topics for restaurant financial professionals, our complimentary webinars are a great way to stay informed!

Contact Michael Perlman (847-676-2000) or Dirk Ahlbeck (847-824-4000) at for more information or visit us at



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