Author : Roger Fields
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
ISBN : 9781607745594
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 320 page

This one-stop guide to opening a restaurant from an accountant-turned-restaurateur shows aspiring proprietors how to succeed in the crucial first year and beyond. The majority of restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! Roger Fields--money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant--shows how eateries can get past that challenging first year and keep diners coming back for more. The only restaurant start-up guide written by a certified accountant, this book gives readers an edge when making key decisions about funding, location, hiring, menu-making, number-crunching, and turning a profit--complete with sample sales forecasts and operating budgets. This updated edition also includes strategies for capitalizing on the latest food, drink, and technology trends. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success.

Author : Roger Fields
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
ISBN : 9781607745587
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 322 page

This one-stop guide to opening a restaurant from an accountant-turned-restaurateur shows aspiring proprietors how to succeed in the crucial first year and beyond. Ninety percent of all restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! A man of many hats—money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant—Roger Fields shows how a restaurant can survive its first year and keep diners coming back for years. Featuring real-life start-up stories (including many of the author’s own), this comprehensive how-to walks readers through the logistics of opening a restaurant: concept, location, menu, ambiance, staff, and, most important, profit. Updated to address current trends such as food trucks and to tackle online opportunities (and pitfalls!) including Groupon, Yelp, and Twitter, Restaurant Success by the Numbers remains a critical resource for navigating the food industry. Opening a restaurant isn’t easy, but this realistic dreamer’s guide helps set the table for lasting success.

Author : Roger Fields
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
ISBN : 9780307779182
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 258 page

Ninety percent of all restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! A man of many hats: money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant-Roger Fields shows how a restaurant can survive its first year, based on far more than luck, and keep diners coming back for many years to come. Featuring real-life restaurant start-up stories (including some of the author's own), this comprehensive how-to walks readers through the logistics of opening a restaurant: creating the concept, choosing a location, designing the menu, establishing ambiance, hiring staff, and, most important, turning a profit. Opening a restaurant isn't easy, but this realistic dreamer's guide helps set the table for lasting success. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Author : Joe Bastianich
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101583548
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 288 page

The New York Times Bestselling Book--Great gift for Foodies “The best, funniest, most revealing inside look at the restaurant biz since Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential.” —Jay McInerney With a foreword by Mario Batali Joe Bastianich is unquestionably one of the most successful restaurateurs in America—if not the world. So how did a nice Italian boy from Queens turn his passion for food and wine into an empire? In Restaurant Man, Joe charts a remarkable journey that first began in his parents’ neighborhood eatery. Along the way, he shares fascinating stories about his establishments and his superstar chef partners—his mother, Lidia Bastianich, and Mario Batali. Ever since Anthony Bourdain whet literary palates with Kitchen Confidential, restaurant memoirs have been mainstays of the bestseller lists. Serving up equal parts rock ’n’ roll and hard-ass business reality, Restaurant Man is a compelling ragu-to-riches chronicle that foodies and aspiring restauranteurs alike will be hankering to read.

Author : Wil Brawley
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN : 1456474820
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 322 page

Discusses successful restaurant management through interviews with successful restaurant owners.

Author : Danny Meyer
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Harper Collins
ISBN : 9780061868245
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 336 page

The bestselling business book from award-winning restauranteur Danny Meyer, of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and Shake Shack Seventy-five percent of all new restaurant ventures fail, and of those that do stick around, only a few become icons. Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good idea and hopeful investors. He is now the co-owner of a restaurant empire. How did he do it? How did he beat the odds in one of the toughest trades around? In this landmark book, Danny shares the lessons he learned developing the dynamic philosophy he calls Enlightened Hospitality. The tenets of that philosophy, which emphasize strong in-house relationships as well as customer satisfaction, are applicable to anyone who works in any business. Whether you are a manager, an executive, or a waiter, Danny’s story and philosophy will help you become more effective and productive, while deepening your understanding and appreciation of a job well done. Setting the Table is landmark a motivational work from one of our era’s most gifted and insightful business leaders.

Author : Daniel Miller
Genre :
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN : 9781458756145
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 390 page

More than 100 new restaurants open every day and interest in the restaurant business is at an all-time high, as evidenced by popular television shows and the chef-hosted lineup of Food Network programming. In this fully updated edition of Starting a Small Restaurant, Daniel Miller offers everything would-be restaurateurs need to know before they decide if the life of a small-business owner is right for them, as well as everything necessary to get a restaurant successfully up and running. The book includes advice on finding the right location, creating a business plan, purchasing equipment, complying with the latest restaurant laws, hiring a chef, planning menus that attract customers, using technology such as computerized ordering and billing, using the Internet to source ingredients, advertising and publicity, and much more. The book also features profiles of people who have successfully started their own small restaurants. Starting a Small Restaurant is the perfect guide for the burgeoning entrepreneur as well a great armchair read for anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes action that goes into getting those meals on the table.

Author : Michael Politz
Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119668961
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 208 page

A complete how-to guide with ALL you need to know to open and run a successful restaurant. Each month, countless new restaurants open their doors as others fail. Despite continuing industry growth, many new restaurants struggle to succeed. Even established restaurants are challenged to stay open. These businesses may have great food and amazing service, yet some still face uncertain futures. Now, help has arrived for restaurant owners and managers! Food and Beverage Magazine’s Guide to Restaurant Success is written by an industry expert who has opened numerous restaurants and provided valuable restaurateur guidance in the role of a trusted consultant. This restaurant success guide provides vital information on how to protect the significant investment—sometimes ranging from $250,000 to $425,000—that’s required to open a restaurant and keep it running during the first six months. Author Michael Politz started his career with an ice cream business and went on to found a number of restaurants, a frozen food distribution business, a restaurant consulting service, and a respected online magazine for the food and beverage industry. Politz shares his extensive knowledge gained through both success and failure. With his indispensable guide, you can easily double-check to make sure you’re doing things right. Get guidance from a restaurant owner’s handbook of what to do and not do Refer to handy tips and checklists that help you launch your business Discover insight into the triumphs of Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse, and more Gain food industry knowledge with a comprehensive restaurant how-to guide Whether you want to open a burger joint or a fine dining restaurant, this advice-filled resource will help you cover all the details that make a difference. You’ll be better prepared before, during, and after your restaurant launch! Set your establishment up for rave reviews with Food and Beverage Magazine’s Guide to Restaurant Success.

Author : Steve Zimmerman
Genre : Restaurant management
Publisher :
ISBN : 0988924900
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 348 page

In this book you will learn my trade secrets from being a front-line restaurant, bar, and club owner/operator, as well as my extensive experience as a buyer and seller of many restaurants, bars and clubs. For a 45 year period (1950-1996), my family owned and operated: a) Zim's Restaurants, the largest independent non-franchised restaurant chain in San Francisco, b) nearly 35 restaurants, bars and/or clubs in Northern California including Zim's Restaurants, Z's Bountiful Buffets, Kibby's Drive Ins, and Casa Carlita's Mexican Restaurants and c) miscellaneous other operations, including many cocktail lounges. Today I own Restaurant Realty Company, the largest restaurant, bar and club business brokerage in California. I have personally sold over 800 restaurant, bar and club businesses, and I have completed over 2,500 business valuations since 1996. Throughout this book I will share my experiences and knoweldge from my twenty-plus years of restaurant experience, and more than thirty years of real estate experience. Having worn many hats as a restaurant, bar, and club owner/operator, buyer, seller, landlord, and broker, I want to share my years of experience to make it easier for prospective restaurant, bar or club buyers to learn how to effectively purchase a business. My goal is to help a buyer understand the key things he, or she, needs to know in order to minimize mistakes and to make a successful, well-thought-out purchase. I want this purchase to have a strong chance for success, subject to buyers operating the business properly after they take ownership. I cover the following topics in the book: 1. The Buyer - a. motivations for buying, b. things you need to know before buying, c. qualfications needed to purchase, d. things you need to do before you purchase, e. the advantages and disadvantages of buying an existing business versus starting one from scratch, f. what are you buying, and g. how buyers initially screeen business opportunities; 2. What Do You Need - a. the essential for preparing a business plan, b. how much money do you need to open and operate, c. methods for raising money; 3. Buyers Do's and Don'ts - a. buyer's three-stage checklist, b. important questions and information to ask the seller, c. signs to look for to determine if the seller's business is in trouble; 4. Success Vs. Failure - a. key ingredients for a successful business from a customer's and buyer's perspective, b. why so many businesses fail, c. turning a losing business into a winning business opportunity, d. why do sellers sell?; 5. Valuations and Other Financial Aspects - a. various sample valuations, b. understanding financial statements; 6. Importance of Location - a. major factors in selecting a strong location, b. how an operator determines if an existing site will work for his proposed new operation, c. special types of locations, d. how to find a good restaurant site; 7. Lease and Other Legal Aspects - a. premise lease, b. how a tenant can negotiate a good lease and renew it on favorable terms, c. helpful techniques in negotiating your lease, d. why landlords want to maximize their rent; 8. Steps to the Sale - a. selling process from offer stage to close of escrow stage, b. dealing with the most common problems related to the sale and how to ensure a closed escrow, c. overcoming the most common obstacles in dealing with the landlord, d. the main three parties in the transaction: buyer, seller and landlord, e. how the sales process works, f. explanation of the asset purchase agreement, g. the buyer's due-diligence process, h. things that can go wrong during a sales transaction that a seller needs to know - and a buyer should too, i. advantages and disadvantages of an asset sale versus a stock sale; 9. Is Franchising For You? - the advantages and disadvantages of buying a franchised business versus buying an independent, non-franchised business and 10. Using a Restaurant Broker to Your Advantage.

Author : Tim Hoffman
Genre :
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN : 1977806163
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 270 page

How to Start, Run & Grow a Successful Restaurant Business A Lean Startup Guide Let's start your restaurant legacy right now, right here! National chains and single independent restaurants all started with an individual and an idea. A concept. A dream. Small ideas can grow into big business. Who would have thought that a guy with a milkshake machine could start a hamburger empire? A pizza made in a garage would start today's pizza wars? A guy with a pressure-cooker would start a fried chicken phenomena? Business ownership has always been part of the all-American dream. Restaurants are the largest entrepreneurial opportunity in America for starting the dream. According to Restaraut.org, the industry stands as follows: $799 billion: Restaurant industry sales. 1 million+: Restaurant locations in the United States. 14.7 million: Restaurant industry employees. 1.6 million: New restaurant jobs created by the year 2027. 10%: Restaurant workforce as part of the overall U.S. workforce. 9 in 10: Restaurant managers who started at entry level. 8 in 10: Restaurant owners who started their industry careers in entry-level positions. 9 in 10: Restaurants with fewer than 50 employees. 7 in 10: Restaurants that are single-unit operations. In this book, you will realize why your concept and theme are critical. Factors to include in a business plan. How to start your restaurant, how to grow and how to be successful. It is a detail guide that will guide you through the process. After Reading You Will Know: How To Develop A Concept That Will Fly The WHAT and WHY factors 5 Types Of Restaurants And Their Variations Popular QSR Franchises And Their Costs How And Where To Find A Restaurant To Buy Or Lease What Legal Structure You Will Need For Your Business How To Comply With Uncle Sam Costs To Open A Restaurant Writing The Right Business Plan How To Get A Bank To Finance Your Restaurant How To Find And Hire The Right Staffing Restaurant Menu Development POS System, Accounting And Bookkeeping Marketing Development Grand Opening Steps The Keys To Success Few Important Statistics You Should Know About Appendix - A Full Restaurant Business Plan Is Included Appendix -B A Sample Personal Financial Statement Is Included This is about time you make your longtime dream of opening your own restaurant a reality. It's not as hard as you think. Remember opportunities are being taken by someone every day, waiting another day means you are passing up another opportunity. Good Luck!