Restaurant Concepts That Have Successful Track Records
Are you considering opening your own restaurant? It can be hard to decide exactly what type of restaurant will be successful.
Your customers have many choices these days when they go out to eat, drink and socialize.
How can you ensure your restaurant will be successful?
Here Are Five Popular Restaurant Concepts
Fine Dining –Fine Dining is a restaurant concept that offers patrons the finest in food, service, and atmosphere.
Taverns/Pubs– Brew pubs can offer beer made in-house, as well as a wide selection of other beers and ales. They can offer full menus, as well as appetizers. Pubs have a timeless appeal, for their laid back atmosphere.
Cafes- A restaurant that does not always offer table service. Customers may have to order their food from a counter and serve themselves.
A cafe can also offer table services and it’s menu traditionally offers things such as coffee, espresso, pastries, sandwiches, soups, salads and affordable entrees selections.
Casual Dining– Known as family style dining in the United States. Casual style restaurants offer moderately priced entrees. This is one of the largest markets in the US right now. Casual Dining is best described as concepts such as TGI Fridays, Applebee’s and Chili’s.
Fast Casual Dining –This is one of the biggest trends right now. Fast casual is slightly more upscale than fast food. Fast-casual restaurants offer disposable dishes and flatware, but their food tends to be presented as more upscale, such as gourmet bread and organic ingredients.
Food Trucks-A food truck is like a restaurant on wheels.
A food truck can go to where the customers are. It has pretty low overhead, compared to a restaurant, and requires far less staff. However, a food truck is still a business that requires a lot of work and attention especially in the first couple of years.
When considering opening your own restaurant, give some thought to the above concepts.
Which of them would best compliment the cuisine and beverages you want to serve?
Once you can pinpoint a concept then you can begin the research on a facility size and location and so much more.
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