How Can Small Hotels and Restaurants Use Social Media?

The big guys already include social media as a major part of their marketing plan, but how can independent owners of small hotels and restaurants use it and still have time to run their business? When I was running my little sandwich deli I was very inexperienced and naive. I had worked for a few…

Owning a Restaurant: Choosing a Location

As I continue to advise you on your restaurant startup, you’ll notice that all the steps are leading towards the important step of writing your restaurant business plan. Introduction There are so many aspects of owning a business to take into account to be successful. I’ve asked you if you have the drive and determination?…

Owning a Restaurant: Let’s Do This!

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…

Owning A Restaurant: Learn by doing

Serviceable is located in Houston, which is very likely the most popular city for restaurant openings right now, and yet the most underrated food city in the country. We can’t put our fingers on why that is, but we suspect it has a lot to do with the rest of the country’s perception of the…

Owning a Restaurant: Why Do You Want to Own a Restaurant – Part Two

Opening a restaurant seems to be the cool thing to do these days. With the internet, everyone can be a critic. Everyone can be a foodie. Anyone can learn how to cook. Anyone can mix a drink. Everyone’s an expert. Everyone can dream. Armed with that knowledge, starting your own restaurant seems easy enough: you write…