By now we hope that you have put some serious thought into what opening a restaurant requires of you personally. If you’d like to, go back and read about why you should ask yourself what is driving you to open a restaurant and do you have the traits required? Then read our advice on what the first step of beginning a career in the service industry should be.
If you find that you still have the drive and determination to open your own restaurant, we applaud you. The next few months of your life will be hectic, yet exhilarating. You’ll learn what steps you’ll need to take on your new business adventure and Serviceable will be here for you every step of the way.
We’re going to show you how to successfully get to opening day with as little stress and problems as possible. We’ll begin with creating a concept and writing a business plan. Then we’ll talk about obtaining financing and taking the right legal steps to protect you and your startup.
After your business foundations are in place, we’ll move on to the fun part. We’ll advise you on restaurant design and how to create the perfect atmosphere for your concept. We’ll help you create an enticing but cost effective menu, and then show you how to get people excited about your restaurant opening.
Finally, we’ll show you how to hire and train a staff to make sure you’re ready for the big day.
In between all of that, we’ll be giving you little tips, news, and current events you may want to pay attention to.
We hope you’re as excited as we are about the next few months. Opening a restaurant can and will be hard work, but with our advice and suggestions, we think you’ll be able to achieve your dream while learning about what the reality and less glamorous side of the business is.
Stay tuned for the next part of the Opening a Restaurant series: Choosing a Concept.
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Looking forward to a great year!