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DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup Checklist
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup ChecklistOpening a restaurant means dealing with a myriad of details and activities. Missing a critical step or activity can mean delays, cost overruns or worse. Use this 300+ point checklist from 12 months out to opening day to better plan and manage the process. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Mission Statement Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Mission Statement WorksheetThe right mission statement, properly used, can be one of the most powerful ingredients in creating and sustaining success. For many companies it's an invaluable tool in providing direction, focus and consistency throughout their organization. Use this worksheet for crafting or improving your mission. . . . more >>


How the Chains Research Restaurant Locations and What You Can Learn From Them
by Howard Riell
How the Chains Research Restaurant Locations and What You Can Learn From ThemAs the old real estate saw goes, the three most important selling points of a property are "Location, location, location." Chains have resources and systems that give them many advantages in site locations, independents wanting to compete need to employ some of the same systems. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Business Plan Template
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Business Plan Template Includes 2014 Industry Analysis A professional, well-conceived restaurant business plan is absolutely essential for an independent restaurant venture to obtain funding and have any real chance for success. Our business plan templates will provide you with the tools to develop & communicate your plan in a professional, compelling format that will enhance your chances of securing capital and making your plan a reality. . . . more >>


AUDIO: Are You Ready to Grow? What Every Operator Should Know BEFORE Expanding Their Concept
It's natural for successful restaurant operators to want to expand and grow their business. But along with new opportunities, growth rarely comes without a host of new challenges and inherent risks. This audio program addresses these issues and some key elements of a successful growth plan. . . . more >>


How to Steer Around the Legal, Marketing and Operational Challenges of Modern Mobile Foodservice
by Amelia Levin
How to Steer Around the Legal, Marketing and Operational Challenges of Modern Mobile FoodserviceWith the mobile food truck craze sweeping the nation, wannabe restaurateurs and even longtime operators are looking to expand beyond the confines of the brick-and-mortar restaurant. This article examines a number of "rules of the road" to consider before getting behind the wheel. . . . more >>


How to Create a Winning Restaurant Business Plan
How to Create a Winning Restaurant Business PlanMany RO.com members cite that having a sound business plan was the single most important ingredient in making their new business a reality. During the startup phase, your business plan will have a direct bearing on your ability to get a loan, obtain investors and even secure a lease. Learn how to prepare an impactful restaurant business plan. . . . more >>


Restaurant Failure Rates Recounted: Where Do They Get Those Numbers?
by G. Sidney
Restaurant Failure Rates Recounted: Where Do They Get Those Numbers?Failure and attrition is a fact of life in business. Painting an unrealistic picture of restaurant startups may build drama on television (NBC's "The Restaurant"), but it does little to support the hopes and dreams of those wanting to enter and improve the restaurant landscape. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Business Plan Financial Models
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Business Plan Financial ModelsTo the majority of potential lenders and investors, the financial section will be the most important part of your business plan. Even if the other sections of your plan are impeccable, the financials will still make or break your presentation. Use this series of Excel worksheets to prepare a comprehensive, professional and convincing financial section for your business plan. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: New Restaurant Opening Manual
DOWNLOAD: New Restaurant Opening ManualWhile every new restaurant opening has it's unique requirements, this 50 page manual can be a useful guide to anticipate, organize and plan the primary activities that every new restaurant must execute well to have a successful opening. Includes weekly checklists, forms, schedules for procuring products, services, marketing activities, employee hiring, training & more. . . . more >>


Legal Aspects of Using Other People's Money
by David T. Denney, Esq.
Legal Aspects of Using Other People's Money When a marriage between "Business Savvy" and "Other People's Money" works, it has all the romance of a love story, with all parties benefiting financially. That said, there are significant legal pitfalls to avoid, especially when considering private investors to finance your startup. . . . more >>


10 Common Restaurant Startup Mistakes (and how to avoid them)
10 Common Restaurant Startup Mistakes (and how to avoid them)In any new business venture good decision-making is vital. Opening a new restaurant requires so many decisions that it's not hard to make some bloopers along the way. The key is not totally missing the mark on the really important issues that can make or break your chances for success. Here are 10 of the most common & potentially fatal missteps new owners make and what you can do to avoid making them. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Pizza Restaurant Business Plan Financial Model
DOWNLOAD: Pizza Restaurant Business Plan Financial ModelThis series of Excel worksheets specifically designed for pizza delivery & take-out restaurants will give you a complete and detailed tool to quickly consider the essential elements that impact the financial feasibility of a proposed restaurant and present it in your business plan in a straightforward, understandable and impactful format. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup & Feasibility Model (Tableservice version)
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup & Feasibility Model (Tableservice version)Whether you're planning to open your first restaurant or add another location, analyzing the financial feasibility of the project is essential. These series of linked spreadsheets have been refined over several years on a wide variety and number of actual restaurant ventures and formal restaurant business plans. . . . more >>


Are You Cut Out for the Restaurant Business?
by Jim Laube and Gary S. Worden
Are You Cut Out for the Restaurant Business?To the uninitiated, operating a restaurant can seem deceptively simple. Couple that with the fact that anyone with enough capital can open a restaurant and you've got the potential for restaurant dreams to quickly turn into financial nightmares. Two industry veterans offer a frank discussion on the risks, rewards, frustrations and challenges most independent operators face. Required reading for anyone serious about opening a restaurant. . . . more >>


What to Consider BEFORE Going From One to Two Restaurants
by Jay Goldstein
What to Consider BEFORE Going From One to Two RestaurantsNow that you have one successful restaurant you may be contemplating #2. Before you jump in with both feet, there are several key principals required for successful growth. Learn what you need to consider, how to be sure you're ready, and who can help you . . . more >>


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