Design/Build/Manage - 30+ years, 6 Builds, 1000’s trained

P.A.McMurray Restaurant Design

After 30 years in the Restaurant trade, building 2 of my own restaurants from Scratch, and helping many others through the process, P.A.McMurray is now offering this expertise to help Entrepaneurs build the Restaurant of their dreams. 

The Restaurant is an Art Form - from exterior, to interior, right down to the bathrooms, The Customer will always “judge this book by its’ cover”. It is important to balance food style, service and design with location. So many factors to create the restaurant, and Building from Scratch - is our specialty. 

Location & Concept - work with clients on their concept & where it would work best.

Design & Build - in-house Architects, Designers, and Professional Builders

Food & Beverage Program - Menu creation, food costing, pricing, & matching Beverage menus

Events, Catering & Promotions - Take your talent on the road - creative events & catering

Staff, Training & Management - the Right Staff - hired, and trained with procedures & management

Business Plans - Plannig is key for direction, and management 

Franchaise opportunities of proven ShuckerPaddy Concepts - Starfish, The Ceili Cottage


The CeiliCottage, Paddy’s Local -built from scratch in an Auld Car garage. Click on the Pic for more

The CeiliCottage, Paddy’s Local -built from scratch in an Auld Car garage. Click on the Pic for more

The Oyster Bed at Starfish 2001-2014, Toronto. Patrick’s first from scratch Restaurant concept.

Restaurant, Pub & Event - Consultation

Anything Oyster Bar - your team wants to learn more...

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Beyond The Oyster...

Is there anything out there Beyond The Oysterverse? Of course there is! With 30+ years of  Restautranting, we can help crate anything from Golf course F&B, Steakhouses, FishShacks & Burger joints to French/Vietnamese Bistros.

What do you want to build, and how can we help out?

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Oyster Bar Training

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Staff Training

Knowledge is Everything - the Customer expects it - empower your staff with easy knowledge  and information

Oysterlicious Events - for Customers & Staff

Crerative events - weekly, monthly, annually - Break up the routine, and give your customers something different to look forward to & drive business

F&B pairings

What do you pair with Oysters? Make a full variety from Beer, Wine, Spirits, Cocktails and Mocktails.

Cooking with Oysters

Less is more in the Oyster World - meaning you’ll taste  the Merroir of Oysters, when less is done to it. Shucked  fresh  to  order, no  lemon  or  sauce.However, more people will eat cooked Oysters than Raw - and there‘s Hunderds of ways to include on your menu...

L’Ecailler - Seafood Towers - Beyond the oyster

Beyond the Oyster - there are many fish in the sea, so lets put them on a proper Seafood Tower - clams, mussels, scallops, Sea Urchin, SahimiFish, Snails, Shrimp, Lobster, Crab and the associated sauces - How to order, prepare and serve

The Art of Oystering - PowerPoint Presentations

Patrick can provide FOH & BOH training with Power Point Presentations, workbooks, tasting notes, and hands on training. 

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Client List

Pier 87

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If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.

Boston Seafood Show

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Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.

Scottish Oyster Festival - Scotland

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Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.

BC Shellfish Festival

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Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.

Starfish & The Ceili Cottage

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Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

Club Magnolia - Georgia

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Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.

Restaurant & Bar Management - 30+ years of experience

P.A.McMurray & Fray/Maw Hospitality

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Articles – Good topics for articles include anything related to your company – recent changes to operations, the latest company softball game – or the industry you’re in. General business trends (think national and even international) are great article fodder, too.


Mission statements – You can tell a lot about a company by its mission statement. Don’t have one? Now might be a good time to create one and post it here. A good mission statement tells you what drives a company to do what it does.


Company policies – Are there company policies that are particularly important to your business? Perhaps your unlimited paternity/maternity leave policy has endeared you to employees across the company. This is a good place to talk about that.


Executive profiles – A company is only as strong as its executive leadership. This is a good place to show off who’s occupying the corner offices. Write a nice bio about each executive that includes what they do, how long they’ve been at it, and what got them to where they are.

Click on the Photo to access the Fray/Maw Hospitality Website

Click on the Photo to access the Fray/Maw Hospitality Website