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The following article is a guest post from Felicia Baratz-Savage who is a writer and graphic artist living in Indianapolis, IN. As a contributor for Cooks & Travel Books, she specializes in travel, culture and education.
Setting up your new restaurant is like writing a novel. You pick a strong and memorable name, you craft a story with dishes that will have people talking and craving more, and you create an escape for your customers to savor.
While you’re probably focused on developing that kitchen of your dreams to whip up gourmet masterpieces, it’s important to remember all of the little details of the space work together to tell the ultimate story. And one of those detailed-filled areas comes with … Keep reading
I couldn’t agree more- and I have the perfect tool for not only creating the plan, but also building the even more critical restaurant financials.
As I often tell people who call or email- a plan written by the world’s best writer will still fail if the numbers don’t work but a plan with great numbers but written on the back of a napkin can still succeed.
Ideally, of course, both your business plan and your restaurant financials are in proper form and work together to demonstate your concept and team can succeed. Do that and you will be able to raise the money you need to open your restaurant.
Restaurant Consultant, restaurant ExpertWitness, and CEO, Howard Cannon, … Keep reading
Mother’s Day is one of the biggest restaurant days of the year which makes sense because it’s one day for sure you really can’t ask mom to cook.
So unless there’s someone else in the family who’s good with recipes and an apron chances are the groups heading out to their favorite local restaurant. And with any luck I favorite restaurant is yours but in order to handle all that extra business there are a few things you want to keep in mind.
Actually these rules generally apply to any day where you expect more than your typical volume of business and where you may have a menu that isn’t your usual offerings. What may run like a finely tuned … Keep reading
Aside from the business plan creation and the financials packaging, the aspiring restaurant owner, to be successful, needs to know how to start a restaurant business plan beyond just thinking about doing it or wishing it was done.
It is not enough to just want to open a restaurant, and raise the money to do so, you must also know what to do before and after opening that will make you successful. Much of that information is included in this guide. Obviously no one book or plan package will tell you everything, but this should give you an excellent start and enable you to figure out which things it would be good to learn more about from other … Keep reading