Partner Profile- Patrick Hingst

March 31, 2017 New Elite Partners

Elite New Partner Profile

Name: Patrick Hingst                                                                

Title: Founder/Owner

Company Name:   PB&J Hospitality Mgmt & Consulting/’wiches/Woodchips BBQ                                                  

Company Website:

Phone Number:   248-496-0128 (cell)                                         


Address: 712 N. Dorchester Royal Oak, MI 48067

 Brief Company History

wiches was founded in 2009 in Oxford, MI with the goal of being the best sandwich shop ever. If its

Woodchips BBQ was founded in 2014 to bring real American BBQ and scratch cooking to down town Lapeer (one of my hometowns)

PB&J Hospitality Mgmt & Consulting was founded in 2015 with the goal of helping hospitality entrepreneurs achieve financial success and beat the high industry closure rates.

 Overview of Services Offered

‘wiches offers made from scratch sandwiches, soups, salads, and catering.

 Woodchips offers slow smoked real American BBQ, with homemade sides, a full bar featuring craft beers and cocktails, and full service catering (including off premise alcohol service) for any sized group for any event

PB&J Hospitality offers many services to help hospitality business owners maximize profitability while building systems to ensure consistent quality, with or without the owner in the building. Specific services can include PNL analysis, Service Audits/Mystery Shoppers, Menu Creation, Marketing Analysis and Planning, Business Plan Development, Management Services, and more.

 Personal Statement

I am dedicated to making the world a better place through food and dining experiences. With my 18 years of industry experience, my degree from The School of Hospitality Business at MSU, over 11 years of management experience, 7 years of ownership experience, and having built two successful (but completely different) restaurant concepts from the ground up; I am uniquely qualified to assist both established businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs with the endless challenges of opening and maintaining a successful Hospitality Business while maintaining and growing ‘wiches and Woodchips.

Links to Social Media Profiles

  • LinkedIn: Patrick Hingst
  • Facebook:
  • Yelp! ‘wiches / Woodchips BBQ

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