Small Business Advice: Keeping Your Restaurant or Cafe Competitive

Whenever anyone tries to start a small business, it’s an uphill battle. But particularly when it comes to trying to start up a restaurant or café, there is even more competition that you have to work against. That’s why it’s important to gather and follow as much small-business advice as you can.

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Specifically when it comes to cafés, restaurants, or eateries, be sure that as a small business owner you buy good cookware and dishes, work to establish a theme, make your food purchases as efficient as possible, and do in-depth research about your competition.

Following all of that advice will take you to the next level of ownership.…

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5 Accounting Tips for New Restaurant Owners

One thing’s for sure: you’re getting into the restaurant business because you love it. For many people just like you, opening a restaurant the ultimate dream — combining a love of food, hospitality, people and entrepreneurship. It will be a lot of work but it will be worth it.

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But while passion is the glue that will hold it all together, we’ve already mentioned the most important ingredient: hard work. It’s not just about choosing great staff or even about coming up with a great restaurant business plan (though of course, both help) — opening a restaurant also requires fantastic accounting.…

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Time-saving Techniques for Restaurant Owners

For people who appreciate great food served in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, owning a restaurant means living the dream.

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But owning and running an eating-and-drinking establishment takes more than just a love of all things culinary. Owning a restaurant, dedicated as it may be to providing memorable experiences, is as much about the business side of the equation, and increasing productivity while maintaining quality is the goal.

And the best way to achieve this goal is by introducing time-saving techniques into your daily strategy. The following can help you streamline your processes and boost your bottom line while growing customer satisfaction:

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A Quick Guide To Opening A Successful Restaurant

So you want to open a restaurant. You’re a great cook and your friends and family have told you that you should do this for a living. So what exactly is involved in a venture like this?

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You should know that according to Alleywatch, almost 60 percent of all restaurants fail within the first five years of opening. That’s a daunting statistic but with some careful planning, you can make sure you maximize your business’s chance of success. Keep in mind, this is a bare bones outline for what you need to do.

It All Starts With An Idea And A Plan

Before you can begin your new business, you have to have some ideas in place.…

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Four Ways to Increase Your Chances of Success with Your Restaurant

Opening a restaurant can be a great experience and lucrative as well, but like any other business, there is risk involved. If you are contemplating starting a restaurant, there are a great many things you can do to improve your chances of success. The following are four ideas.

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Different type of cuisine

You don’t necessarily need to open a restaurant with a type of food that no one has ever experienced before, but it needs to be different from other restaurants in the neighborhood. In a small town, it could be a cuisine that is commonly found across the nation, but there is nothing available to locals.…

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