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How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant

How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant

  • Author: Christopher Egerton-Thomas
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0471698741
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 240
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If you're thinking of opening a restaurant, you have a lot on your plate! Dig into this comprehensive guide from successful restaurateur and author Christopher Egerton-Thomas, who dishes out good advice on everything from coming up with a winning concept, choosing a location, and equipping a kitchen to designing the menu, decorating the dining room, and managing a staff. Whether you want to open an upscale restaurant or a diner, a bistro or a burger joint, specialize in ethnic cuisine or go with an established franchise, How to Open and Run a Successful Restaurant, Third Edition gives you the essential information to do it right. The Third Edition of the celebrated soup-to-nuts classic is updated for today's competitive marketplace and features an expanded examination of the franchise system, in-depth discussions on customer relations, and a wealth of information on staff training-one of the most important ingredients for success. It covers: Guidance on financing, taxes, insurance, health and safety, legal issues, and more Marketing research, including evaluating local competition to refine your concept Evaluating franchise opportunities-the pros and cons of going with an established concept Effective staff training-both initial and ongoing The "feel-good factor"-that intangible quality that keeps customers coming back for more All this proven, practical guidance is served up in Christopher Egerton-Thomas's flavorful style and seasoned generously with real-life anecdotes and restaurant lore from around the world that are instructive and entertaining. This is a must-read for those considering the restaurant business and a ready reference for restaurateurs who want to improve their operations.

How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Restaurant Business

How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Restaurant Business

A Lean Startup Guide

  • Author: Tim Hoffman
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781977806161
  • Category:
  • Page: 270
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How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Restaurant Business A Lean Startup Guide Let's start your restaurant legacy right now, right here! National chains and single independent restaurants all started with an individual and an idea. A concept. A dream. Small ideas can grow into big business. Who would have thought that a guy with a milkshake machine could start a hamburger empire? A pizza made in a garage would start today's pizza wars? A guy with a pressure-cooker would start a fried chicken phenomena? Business ownership has always been part of the all-American dream. Restaurants are the largest entrepreneurial opportunity in America for starting the dream. According to Restaraut.org, the industry stands as follows: $799 billion: Restaurant industry sales. 1 million+: Restaurant locations in the United States. 14.7 million: Restaurant industry employees. 1.6 million: New restaurant jobs created by the year 2027. 10%: Restaurant workforce as part of the overall U.S. workforce. 9 in 10: Restaurant managers who started at entry level. 8 in 10: Restaurant owners who started their industry careers in entry-level positions. 9 in 10: Restaurants with fewer than 50 employees. 7 in 10: Restaurants that are single-unit operations. In this book, you will realize why your concept and theme are critical. Factors to include in a business plan. How to start your restaurant, how to grow and how to be successful. It is a detail guide that will guide you through the process. After Reading You Will Know: How To Develop A Concept That Will Fly The WHAT and WHY factors 5 Types Of Restaurants And Their Variations Popular QSR Franchises And Their Costs How And Where To Find A Restaurant To Buy Or Lease What Legal Structure You Will Need For Your Business How To Comply With Uncle Sam Costs To Open A Restaurant Writing The Right Business Plan How To Get A Bank To Finance Your Restaurant How To Find And Hire The Right Staffing Restaurant Menu Development POS System, Accounting And Bookkeeping Marketing Development Grand Opening Steps The Keys To Success Few Important Statistics You Should Know About Appendix - A Full Restaurant Business Plan Is Included Appendix -B A Sample Personal Financial Statement Is Included This is about time you make your longtime dream of opening your own restaurant a reality. It's not as hard as you think. Remember opportunities are being taken by someone every day, waiting another day means you are passing up another opportunity. Good Luck!

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant

The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant

The ultimate resource for starting a successful restaurant!

  • Author: Ronald Lee
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1440527830
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 304
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It takes a lot more than top-notch cooking skills to launch and run a successful eatery. But if you're a hopeful chef or hungry entrepreneur looking to open the next hot spot, you'll find everything you need in this accessible guide! Written by veteran restaurant owner and manager Ronald Lee, this guide offers solid advice on how to: Secure financing and find the perfect site Develop an engaging marketing plan to build and keep a patron base Operate an offbeat site like a food truck or rotating restaurant Create an innovative and diverse menu Hire and manage wait, kitchen, and front-end staff And much, much more! Complete with the latest thinking on industry trends and how to make a realistic and achievable business plan, this practical resource will turn you into a restaurateur before you can say "Bon appetit!"

How to Open a Financially Successful Pizza & Sub Restaurant

How to Open a Financially Successful Pizza & Sub Restaurant

  • Author: Shri L. Henkel,Douglas R. Brown
  • Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0910627800
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 491
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The explosive growth of the pizza and sub shops across the country has been phenomenal. Take a look at these stats: Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza each day, or about 350 slices per second. Pizza is a $32+ billion per year industry. Pizza restaurant growth continues to outpace overall restaurant growth. Pizzerias represent 17 percent of all restaurants. Pizza accounts for more that 10 percent of all food service sales. Here is the manual you need to cash in on this highly profitable segment of the food service industry. This new book is a comprehensive and detailed study of the business side of the restaurant. This superb manual should be studied by anyone investigating the opportunities of opening a pizza or sub restaurant. It will arm you with everything you need including sample business forms, leases, and contracts; worksheets and checklists for planning, opening, and running day-to-day operations; sample menus; inventory lists; plans and layouts; and dozens of other valuable, time-saving tools of the trade that no restaurant entrepreneur should be without. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through finding a location that will bring success, learn how to draw up a winning business plan (The companion CD-ROM has the actual pizza restaurant business plan that you can use in MS Word), basic cost-control systems, profitable menu planning, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety and HACCP, successful beverage management, legal concerns, sales and marketing techniques, pricing formulas, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff, new IRS tip-reporting requirements, managing and training employees, generate high-profile public relations and publicity, learn low-cost internal marketing ideas, low and no-cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales, and learn how to keep bringing customers back, accounting & bookkeeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. The manual delivers literally hundreds of innovative ways demonstrated to streamline your business. Learn new ways to make your operation run smoother and increase performance. Shut down waste, reduce costs, and increase profits. In addition operators will appreciate this valuable resource and reference in their daily activities and as a source of ready-to-use forms, web sites, operating and cost cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas that can be easily applied to their operations. The Companion CD Rom contains all the forms in the book as well as a sample business plan you can adapt for your business. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

How to Open and Operate a Restaurant

How to Open and Operate a Restaurant

  • Author: Arthur Meyer,Mick Van Vann
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1493001442
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 240
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The restaurant business is both an established field and also an evolving one. Today more people eat out, having less time to cook at home. With the advent of the celebrity chef, many people are interested in trying new and different foods. The expansive cable television networks provide entertainment in the form of “reality shows” revolving around winning money to open a dream restaurant or be top chef. The globalization of food distribution allows people everywhere to become familiar with ingredients never before available, stimulating their interest in food as more than sustenance. Dining out becomes entertainment as well as filling the need for nourishment. With over 80 combined years of cooking experience, Meyer and Vann have seen the trials of opening and running restaurants—those they have worked in and those they have designed and helped to open. They bring this expertise to How to Open and Operate a Restaurant and will take the reader through al the aspects of opening and running a restaurant including many examples of pitfalls to avoid, rules to follow and guidelines for success.

Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition

Restaurant Success by the Numbers, Second Edition

A Money-Guy's Guide to Opening the Next New Hot Spot

  • Author: Roger Fields
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • ISBN: 1607745593
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 288
  • View: 9188
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This one-stop guide to opening a restaurant from an accountant-turned-restaurateur shows aspiring proprietors how to succeed in the crucial first year and beyond. The majority of restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! Roger Fields--money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant--shows how eateries can get past that challenging first year and keep diners coming back for more. The only restaurant start-up guide written by a certified accountant, this book gives readers an edge when making key decisions about funding, location, hiring, menu-making, number-crunching, and turning a profit--complete with sample sales forecasts and operating budgets. This updated edition also includes strategies for capitalizing on the latest food, drink, and technology trends. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success.

Starting Over

Starting Over

How to Change Your Career or Start Your Own Business

  • Author: Stephen M. Pollan,Mark Levine
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0446565008
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 256
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This invaluable guide offers a definitive game plan for anyone seeking to redefine his or her work status--for finding a new career or even starting a personal business.

Tales of an American Entrepreneur

Tales of an American Entrepreneur

  • Author: Michael A. Randazzo
  • Publisher: Author House
  • ISBN: 149693654X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 116
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I am writing this book so that you may learn from my experience as a successful small-business owner. I tell you many of my best practices covering advertising, marketing, financials, leasing retail space, hiring and training quality employees, what to do when you lose key employees, how to borrow money, and many other key areas of business that relate directly to the small-business entrepreneur. I am writing this book to help anyone who wants to open a business or is already in business as well as anyone that wants more from their career. I will also tell you about how to start saving and investing. If you want to purchase a home I will show you how to get a better deal on the house and the mortgage. Two things that drive me are the thrill of growth and the fear of failure.

Lucy Blue and the Daughters of Light

Lucy Blue and the Daughters of Light

  • Author: Dana Redfield
  • Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781612832333
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 316
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When Shandie's lover dies, the wife he kept a secret suddenly appears -- for better or worse.

How To Start a Restaurant without Losing your Shirt

How To Start a Restaurant without Losing your Shirt

  • Author: Brian Cliette
  • Publisher: Bull City Publishing
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 88
  • View: 5962
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“How To Start A Restaurant Guide” focuses on the whole big picture and covers every aspect of starting a restaurant and running it successfully. Here’s what you will discover inside this guide: • Learn about everything that is involved in running a restaurant. • Revealed five restaurant myths. • Find out the truth about the restaurant myths. • Uncover the exact reasons why some restaurants fail. • Get the scoop on how to design your restaurant one from scratch. • Find out the pros and cons of both the franchise and the independent restaurants. • Discover how to get your franchise restaurant off to a running start. • Learn about the costs involved in buying a franchise, and the hidden fees. • Learn about the different kinds of restaurants, from cafés to fine dining. After Reading Our Restaurant Start-Up Guide, You Would Be Well On Your Way To Avoiding the 80% failure rate that haunts all Start up restaurants!!! This incredible how to start a restaurant guide will empower you to: • Understand what it really takes to start a restaurant! • Finally found a place in the sun with the launch of your own restaurant! • Make your restaurant business so successful that you’ll be raking in the money! • Save hundreds of dollars that you waste in trying to start a restaurant without knowing what it take to start one! • Save time that otherwise would be wasted in failed “trial and error” attempts! • And much, much more! There is not one book on Kindle that covers the following: • Learn about the realities of running your restaurant business smoothly. • Get a detailed overview of the restaurant jobs that must be filled, from the dishwasher to the chef. • Get tips on hiring the perfect staff for the front of the house and the back of the house. • Learn about equipping your restaurant. • Discover the secret ways to save when outfitting your business. • Find out the necessity of having a point of sale (POS) system in place before you open for business. • Insider knowledge on why it is wise to lease your equipment instead of buying it. • Get a detailed look at what is involved in a restaurant owner’s life. • Get bonus materials and a lot off extra resources. If you order this guide and apply the techniques presented inside, you will start your own restaurant within 60 days and save Thousands of dollars of Costly Restaurant Start-up mistakes. Here’s what you will discover inside this guide: • Get clear definitions on what people expect from certain types of restaurant. • Learn the steps of choosing a location and researching the population. • Discover how to determine population base. • Learn how to negotiate a lease. • Find out how to analyze the competition in your area. • Learn the basic business plan format and how to write a perfect one. • Learn how to make more or less accurate financial projections. • Learn about making a realistic budget for your restaurant. • Learn how to write a balanced and intriguing menu. • Discover how to effectively pricing your menu and designing its appearance. • Find out the pitfalls in menu designing that you should avoid.