Hospitality Total Services (Aus) Pty Ltd (HTS) is a niche Hospitality Management, Design and Liquor Licensing consulting company providing professional consultancy services since 1992. We are totally independent consultants that tailor our services to suit each client’s needs. We take pride in delivering value for money outcomes for our clients. Every client, big or small, is treated with respect and confidentiality.

We operate to the strict Foodservice Consultants Society International (F.C.S.I.) Code of Conduct with our Director Mario Sequeira being a professional member of F.C.S.I. Mario has been appointed as the Australian and New Zealand representative on the Asia Pacific Board of F.C.S.I. HTS is also corporate members of the Australian Hotels Association (AHAWA), Restaurant & Caterers Association (RCIA), Tourism Council WA (TWA) and the Chamber of Commerce (CCI).

The experienced and dedicated team at HTS have a mix of specialized skills and broad-based experience relevant to the following sectors:

  • Hotels, Taverns, Small Bars
  • Restaurants, Cafés, Kiosks
  • Health Care
  • Aged Care
  • Shopping Centre F & B Precincts
  • Microbreweries
  • Clubs
  • Sporting Venues

Our core strengths are delivering the following services consistently for over 25 years:

  • Kitchen, Bar & Foodservice Design
  • Liquor Licensing Services
  • Architectural Design & Drafting
  • Business & Management Consultancy Services

For more information, please feel free to contact us on 08 9316 8699 or admin@hospitalitytotalservices.com.au for an obligation free discussion at our office or at your premises

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Our Team

Mario Sequeira

F.C.S.I, G.C. CorpMat

With over 28 years experience in the Food and Beverage industry, Mario has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is a results oriented professional who thrives on challenges, with a reputation for consistent service delivery within Western Australia, nationally and Internationally. Since completing his Hotel Administration and Food Technology studies, Mario who started his career as a qualified chef has worked in quality establishments in Australia and overseas in various roles in Food Production including Cook Fresh and Cook-Chill, Customer Service, Specification, Catering Standards, Operations, Business Improvement, Project Management and in more recent years as a Hospitality Operations Management and Design Consultant. To consolidate his knowledge and experience Mario also completed a post graduate qualification in Corporate Management from Deakin University, Geelong Victoria and has traveled extensively through  Europe, USA, and Asia. Mario is also a Professional Member of the Foodservice Consultants Society International (F.C.S.I), appointed as the Australian and New Zealand representative on the Asia Pacific Board. as a Consultant, Mario has been involved with the following:

  • Bars and Kitchen Design
  • Feasibility Studies and Business Reviews
  • Master-planning
  • Concept Plans and Design
  • Council Development Approval (DA)
  • Food Production – Cook-Chill & Cook Serve
  • Liquor Licensing Advisory Services
  • Public Interest Assessments
  • Application of Quality Systems & HACCP
  • Lease Negotiations
  • Project Management
  • Expressions of Interest(EOI) Campaigns
  • Assist with new Business Start-ups
  • Food Safety Audits Contact Mario:

Gerard Bloor

Master of Business & Administration (MBA), Dip. Building Design and Technology, CIV Project Management

With over 10 years management experience in the hospitality sector and 8 years’ experience in architectural design and construction, Gerard has extensive experience and applicable knowledge. Gerard has managed licensed venues both in Western Australia and overseas with experience in Restaurant, Club, Tavern and Occasional Licenses, and Extended Trading Permits. With a Master of Business and Administration qualification, Gerard specialized in Marketing and Finance, with an applicable knowledge of Operational Management, Strategic Management, Leadership, New Venture Creation and Strategic Human Resource Management. He also holds a certificate in Project management giving him a logical and systematic problem solving approach to projects, and an understanding of project stages, principles and dynamics. As a Consultant, Gerard has assisted with the following at HTS:

  • Public Interest Assessments
  • Concept Plans and Bar Design
  • Business Feasibility Snapshot Studies
  • Operations Management Advisory
  • Development Approval Applications
  • Transforming clients design concepts into practical, functional and desirable spaces that fulfil the needs of the client, customer and Licensing Authority.

Ryan Lambson

Ryan joined Hospitality Total Services to lead our liquor licensing service, assisting with:

  • Public Interest Assessments
  • Business Reviews
  • Operations Management
  • Development Approval Applications
  • Liquor Licensing Applications – Hotels, Taverns, Restaurants, Liquor Stores, Removal, Special Facility License, Add- Vary, Extended Trading Permits and Alt-Redefinition applications.
Ryan's previous professional experience has been long and diverse in a variety of hospitality positions, from events coordination, to cocktail barman in the Caribbean,  brand ambassador and liquor sales, as well as head chef and owner operator from Perth, South Africa, and across the world.
  • Running front of house operations from high end restaurants to quick service food outlets
  • Operating as a Head Chef, managing procurement, cost of goods, and menu's to suit food trends and customer purchase habits.
  • Lead improvements in waste management and kitchen procedures
  • Owner and operator of a Gastro pub in Perth for over 5 years
  • Experience running events - from small private meetings to large events of up to 150 people
  • Organising and managing teams of up to 100 staff
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for restaurants, cafes, quick service food outlets, bars, functions centres and off-site events in a variety of locations
  • Reviewing all aspects of hospitality businesses to ensure best practice principles are observed
  • Training, performance managing and salary reviewing staff and managers
  • Working within organisations to realise KPI’s and other results driven indicators
  • Establishing and reducing baseline costing factors for hospitality businesses such as wages, cost of goods, variable outgoings, gross and net profit, cost benefit analysis and workflow productivity modelling

Jacob Mathew

Bsc Commerce, Cert IV Accounting

Jacob is our administration and accounts officer with over eight years in accounting and administration. Jacob brings the following skills and knowledge to HTS:

  • Administration duties
  • Liquor Licensing documentation
  • Council Application documentation
  • Smartsheet Administrator
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Communication with relevant departments
  • Client Liaison
  • Assisting with Research
  • Managing the organisation and effectiveness of office procedures.

Maria Belen Buzzi

BA Architecture Interior Design

Maria is a member of our design team who specializes in interior design and selections, and assists with foodservice design and documentation.   Maria has lectured at the University of Buenos Aires and Belgrano University in Building Services, as well as experience working in lighting design, and building supply sales. Maria applies her experience and knowledge of Architectural design to the transformation of interior spaces.   Maria has worked as an Architect in Argentina and Australia, and is proficient in AutoCAD and Revit with presentation skills in Photoshop, inDesign and SketchUp. Marias skills and experience include:

  • Applying structured design thinking and processes,
  • Preliminary Sketching and conceptualization,
  • Interior Design for hospitality venues,
  • Integrating Alfresco designs into Public Realms,
  • Architectural Design Drawings,
  • Interpretation, review and recommendations of service plans for coordination,
  • Developing 3D Models for presentation,
  • Assisting in Budgetary Estimation,
  • Developing Finishes, Fittings and Equipment Schedules,
  • Troubleshooting design matters with clients and suppliers,
  • Applying Local Authority Legislation and Australian Standards,
  • Applying environmental awareness to material selections and recommendations.

Boris Popov

Dip Building Design

Boris specializes in technical drafting and specification, and manages HTS's architectural library. He applies a systematic approach to his technical design works, with an eye for detail. Boris is skilled and experienced in:

  • Sound understanding of National Construction Codes, relevant Australian Standards and ANZ Food Safety Standards,
  • Foodservice drafting from Design Development to Tender Stage,
  • Operational workflow relationships from delivery, storage, preparation, production, plating, service, washing to wastage.
  • Innovative solutions and equipment for foodservice,
  • Design Development of Floor Plans including partition plans, reflected ceiling plans and floor finishes plans.
  • Mechanical extraction, Refrigeration and water filtration specification,
  • Equipment services plans and scheduling,
  • Detailed Elevation plans for back of house,
  • Technical design of custom items and technical details,
  • Issued for Construction Documentation.
Boris is proficiently skilled in producing 2D and 3D design documentation.  

Our Projects
Kitchen, Bar & Foodservice Design
Liquor Licensing Services
Architectural Design & Drafting
Business & Management Consultancy Services
InterContinental Perth City Centre
Blanche Bar
Aloft Hotel
Coward & Black
Hillarys Beach Club