M1 Concepts


  • ​Concept development
  • Loss prevention
  • Operational strategy 
  • Human resources 


  • Custom menu 
  • Ability to serve groups up to 200

Beverage program development

  • Wine list , Cocktails, Beer 
  • Profit & loss analysis 

Food cart consulting

  • Online support
  • Customer development 
  • Menu feasibility assessment 
  • Cost control 
  • Phone Support 
  • Access to proven recipes


​M1 Concepts was founded in 2012 by Matt Schiffman. Matt has developed a well rounded hospitality background that began in Pennsylvania washing dishes, and learning to cook.. It eventually lead to other Cities such as Vancouver, Las Vegas, and Miami Beach. Matt was involved with many restaurants, bars, and Major resorts along the way such as the award winning Italian restaurant Grazie, The Loews Hotel &  The Fontainebleau.  Matt spent several years working at Mokai Lounge in Miami Beach which is owned by nightclub phenom Roman Jones. Matt quickly found success in the Nightclub industry spending 5 years learning from some of South Beaches industry leaders. Deciding it was time to take the next step Matt formed M1 Concepts. Portland Oregon was the decision for home base. 

Mission Statement: To keep hospitalty simple, and focus on creating a positive experience for each customer.​ Our vision is to create a culture and environment that will encourage and promote positive associate with our brand, enhance customer satisfaction and drive desired profitability in all of our assets.

M1 Concepts opened it's Flagship Steak Your Claim in 2013 followed by Just Chicken risen to the top of Portland's highly competitive market. In 2017 M1 Concepts opened Double Barrel taphouse in Vancouver, Wa. Double Barrel Taphouse will Featuring 24 taps, 20 cans and bottles, plus a complete scotch & bourbon list to go along with our craft cocktail list.  

                                  Services offered by M1 Concepts.

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