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How to Reduce the Risk of Opening a New Restaurant
How to Reduce the Risk of Opening a New RestaurantUnderstanding and considering this one ratio may be the key to keeping you from making an unwise startup decision. Learn how chain operators use this ratio to identify marginal locations and reduce the risk of failure. . . . more >>


How to Design the Seating Capacity of a Restaurant Dining Room
by Chris Tripoli
How to Design the Seating Capacity of a Restaurant Dining RoomHow do you configure a new dining room? One of the industry's top startup consultants shows how to make the most of what you have and avoid making any major mistakes. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: How to Buy Good Used Restaurant Equipment on eBay & Save Thousands
WEBCAST: How to Buy Good Used Restaurant Equipment on eBay & Save ThousandsVeteran restaurateur Michael Passalacqua realized his budget was seriously tight during the development of his new restaurant. He found over $40,000 of savings by purchasing most of his equipment on eBay. Michael shows what he learned to get good, quality equipment at a great price and how you can too. . . . more >>


Seven Characteristics of Successful Restaurant Franchise Companies
by Wayne Bunch
Seven Characteristics of Successful Restaurant Franchise CompaniesDoes your restaurant concept have what it takes to be the next franchise to become a household name? Visions of Subway® and McDonalds® come to mind. An experienced franchisor and franchise attorney explain what it takes to break into these ranks. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Non-Binding Letter of Intent
You think you've found the perfect location so you want to start negotiating a deal with the landlord. Get the negotiations off to a good start by presenting the landlord with a NON-BINDING LETTER of INTENT (Triple Net Lease). It will help document the negotiations & gets the relevant issues on the table. . . . more >>


Noise Control Strategies for Startup Restaurateurs
by Susan Dickson
Noise Control Strategies for Startup RestaurateursA packed restaurant may be music to your ears, but deafening to your guests. Sounds that seem out of place, startling or too loud are noise, and can adversely affect the otherwise carefully planned ambience of your operation. Just as weeding a garden involves selectively removing unwanted plants, reducing noise is simply a matter of selectively reducing unwanted sounds. . . . more >>


A License and Permit Checklist for Startup Restaurants
A License and Permit Checklist for Startup RestaurantsStarting a restaurant entails obtaining numerous licenses and permits before opening the doors. Unfortunately, you may not know all that are required for your location. A checklist is a good place to start . . . more >>


Dress for Success: Consider Style & Comfort When Selecting Server Uniforms
by Patricia Luebke
Dress for Success: Consider Style & Comfort When Selecting Server UniformsServer dress is an important component of your restaurant's concept. The servers and their assistants are the most visible segment of your staff so you'll want to spend some time deciding how they will look best. As part of creating a total experience in your restaurant, all the elements of your restaurant must complement each other. . . . more >>


Leverage What You Already Have: Add a New, Highly Profitable Income Stream With Catering
Leverage What You Already Have: Add a New, Highly Profitable Income Stream With CateringCatering provides restaurant owners with an opportunity to significantly boost profitability without taking on a lot of risk or capital investment. Here are some proven tactics and strategies for launching a successful and highly profitable new income stream in catering. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Sample Restaurant Business Plans
DOWNLOAD: Sample Restaurant Business PlansGet design, content and other ideas for your own restaurant business plan from our sample plans for a casual-theme, seafood concept and a quick-serve Mexican restaurant venture. . . . more >>


Survey Results: How Independent Operators Finance Their Restaurants
Survey Results: How Independent Operators Finance Their RestaurantsFinancing or raising enough startup capital is often the biggest challenge in making your first restaurant a reality. Find out how over 400 independent operators financed their restaurant and what advice they offer prospective first-time restaurant owners. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup & Feasibility Model (Quick-Service version)
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Startup & Feasibility Model (Quick-Service version)Whether you're planning to start 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 >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Quality Assurance Program
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Quality Assurance ProgramAs restaurant organizations grow, maintaining quality and consistency in each location becomes more of a challenge to control and maintain. The Restaurant Quality Assurance Program template is a series of inspection points and checklists to evaluate adherence to predetermined quality and consistency standards. . . . more >>


Audio: What Every Operator Should Know About Restaurant Construction
Audio: What Every Operator Should Know About Restaurant ConstructionHow an operator handles the construction process can significantly impact every aspect of a new restaurant, including it's ability to survive. Learn from 2 seasoned restaurant startup & construction experts what to expect and look out for when working with contractors. . . . more >>


AUDIO: How to Choose the Right Location for Your Next Restaurant
AUDIO: How to Choose the Right Location for Your Next RestaurantMany operators, large and small rely on professionals to guide them with the crucially important decision of where to open their next (or first) restaurant. Liste to site selection expert Jim Fisher, who assists restaurant and other retail operators with analyzing potential new store locations throughout the country. Learn what site selection pros consider and look for before putting their client's cash and their reputations on the line. . . . more >>


Ordering the Right Number of Smallwares
by Joseph Gill
Ordering the Right Number of SmallwaresDo you have 10,000 spoons when all you need is a knife? Get some proven benchmarks and rules of thumb for stocking silverware, glassware, china and barwares from a pro that knows. . . . more >>


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