H. David Porter, FCSI, has completed dining services master plans, meal plan studies, written and bid RFPs for foodservice operator selection, and has programmed and designed foodservice spaces throughout the United States and Canada. His professional experience includes more than 35 years of hands-on foodservice operations and consulting experience, with nearly 15 years of experience in the field of independent foodservice consulting. David has won the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Region II Industry Award, the prestigious Daryl Van Hook Industry Award and served on the NACUFS Board of Directors and the NACUFS Industry Advisory Committee. He is a regular speaker at both regional and national NACUFS conferences as well as other industry meetings. David has also authored several articles for Food Management magazine.David is also the author of The Porter Principles: Retain & Recruit Students, Save Millions on Dining and Stop Letting Foodservice Contractors Eat Your Lunch.


  • Americas

Market Segments

  • Airport Facilities
  • Business and Industry/Food Services
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Correctional Facilities/Prisons
  • Hospitals/Healthcare
  • Hotels/Motels
  • Museums
  • Resorts
  • Retail
  • Sports Arenas

Area Of Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Concept Development
  • Contract Management
  • Kitchen Design
  • Laundry Design
  • Operating Procedure & Systems
  • Operating Review
  • Sustainability

Food Facility Design

  • Yes

Management Advisory Services

  • Yes

Membership Grade

  • Professional (TAD)


  • Consultant


  • Porter Khouw Consulting, Inc.

Profile Title

  • CEO, Principal



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