Ladies Start Your Restaurants!

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The restaurant industry offers ownership opportunities to people of all backgrounds. Even during the recent years of challenging economic times, women-owned and minority-owned restaurant businesses have grown at rates well above their colleagues; in the overall economy. Ladies Start Your Restaurants! The restaurant industry offers a path to entrepreneurship that no other industry can match. In 2017, CNBC said that … Read More

Branding Is All Ready Done When You Purchase A Franchise

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As a franchise, you gain the use of a trademark otherwise known as an existing successful BRAND. A brand is a name, term, design, logo, or any other feature that identifies a business’s goods and or services. I would also add that a brand could create a feeling or emotion associated with that particular business, which also helps it stand out from the … Read More

Before You Open Your Restaurant You Need To Build A Visual Presence On The Internet

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Before You Open Your Restaurant You Need To Build A Visual Presence On The Internet It’s never too early to start creating a visual presence in your potential customer’s memory. Your Restaurant Needs A Website! No, a Facebook page is not ENOUGH! It can help get your name out there, that’s for sure and I’ll cover that later on in … Read More

How To Analyze Competitors During Your Startup Phase

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Analyzing who your competitors are, and what they are offering, can help make your restaurants cuisine, services and marketing stand out. WHO ARE YOUR COMPETITORS? Even if you’re the only restaurant in town you also compete with movie theaters, bars and other businesses where your customers will spend their money. And don’t just research what’s already out there. You also … Read More

Is The Fine Dining Concept Making A Come Back?

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Is The Fine Dining Concept Making A Come Back? Just after the 2008 stock market crash the restaurant industry saw a drop in the fine dining concept and a revolution in the casual-dining concept. Before I get ahead of myself I believe it’s important to define a restaurant concept.  A restaurant CONCEPT can best be described as your restaurant’s business model. Just … Read More

An Important Part of Sustained Restaurant Success Is Repeat Customers

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An Important Part of Sustained Restaurant Success Is Repeat Customers Of course, gaining new customers along the way should remain on any business owner’s to-do-list but in reality; repeat customers are what any restaurant should aim for. If you treat all customers in way that makes them want to return, your restaurant will most likely gain long-term success. A customer’s … Read More

Learn From Famous Pastry Chef Dominique Ansel Why Using Regional Resources Is One Way To Set Your Restaurant Apart From Competition

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Learn From Famous Pastry Chef Dominique Ansel Why Using Regional Resources Is One Way To Set Your Restaurant Apart From Competition What does a famous Bakery Chef (Dominique Ansel) do when opening a new bakery in L.A. mind you he already owns bakeries in New York, London and Tokyo and they all serve his trademark pastries? Chef  Ansel encourages his … Read More

Do You Have The Right Attitude And Personality Traits To Start A Successful Restaurant?

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  Do You Have The Right Attitude And Personality Traits To Start A Successful Restaurant? If  you have ever thought about starting your own restaurant you must have and develop certain personality traits.   Here are some of the most common and powerful personality traits that describe business owners who have started successful businesses.     Do you have the ability to work … Read More

Tips for First Time Owners Buying an Existing Restaurant

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Tips for First Time Owners Buying an Existing Restaurant You need to understand what you are buying! Do not I repeat do not try to do this alone, find help from experienced restaurant people. It is not a Do-It-Yourself business, whether it’s going through the finances, inspecting the equipment, proofreading the final sale and purchase agreement, this is a major decision! … Read More

Don’t Let The Rumor That Millennials Are Killing Casual Dining, Stop You From Opening A Restaurant!

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Don’t Let The Rumor That Millennials Are Killing Casual Dining, Stop You From Opening A Restaurant! “Casual dining is in danger and millennials are to blame” says Kate Taylor a retail reporter for Business Insider. Let me define Casual Dining before I go any further,  they are restaurants that serve moderately priced food in a casual atmosphere and typically provide … Read More