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ALTHOUGH IT MIGHT NOT BE QUITE AS EASY AS IT LOOKS, millions of people dream of opening their own restaurants. For anyone wanting a piece of the restaurant action, take heed: Smart planning up front can spell the difference between a successful launch and a money-losing nightmare.
Take it from two restaurant and business start-up pros. Use their proven tips and timelines to plan right and move forward with profitable long-term operations. This all-new edition of The Restaurant Start-Up Guide focuses on specific what-to-do and when-to-do-it advice for opening a restaurant. Following the wise counsel and practical insights in this preliminary planner, nearly anyone can open the doors of his or her own eatery within a year. Better yet, he or she will be putting sound business and financial principles in place so the doors will remain open two years or ten years down the road.
Complete with resources, timelines, sample financials, facilities checklists, and more, the would-be restaurateur can be up and running in 12 months. In addition, he or she will be able to:
-- Determine the restaurant's focus, target market, and best location.
-- Create additional revenue streams by adding catering to the plan.
-- Use technology, including the Internet and e-mail, to power up restaurant sales.
Two restaurant and business start-up pros present a 12-month plan for successfully operating a restaurant. Complete with resources, timelines, sample financials, and facilities checklists, this guide shows how to move forward with profitable, long-term operations.
A 12 month plan for successfully starting a restaurant.
The all new edition of The Restaurant Start Up Guide focuses on what to do and when to do it advice for preparing to open a restaurant. This preliminary planner is an indispensable resource for anyone who is thinking of opening a restaurant. Complete with resources, timelines, sample financials, facilities checklists, and more, the would be restaurateur can be up and running in 12 months.
About the Author
The authors have helped hundreds of thousands of people start up their own restaurants and other ventures. Peter Rainsford
, formerly with the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, currently serves as the Director of the Daniels College of Business' School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management at the University of Denver. He is the co-author, with David H. Bangs, Jr., of The Restaurant Planning Guide
David H. ""Andy"" Bangs, former banker and publisher, is an active author, entrepreneur, and sailor. He is author of numerous bestselling how-to books for entrepreneurs, including The Business Planning Guide, the premier tool for planning a business, The Market Planning Guide, and The Start-Up Guide. David H. “Andy” Bangs, Jr., is a longtime entrepreneur, founder of Upstart Publishing Company, bestselling author, and former banker. Calling himself “Writer, Sailor, Appreciator” (not necessarily in that order), Bangss genial insights on building businesses have made him one of the most sought-after experts on business planning. From his home base on the coast of New England, he has penned such perennial business classics as The Market Planning Guide and The Start-Up Guide and has coauthored numerous others.