Starting & Running a Restaurant For Dummiescovers:
Basics of the restaurant businessResearching the marketplace and deciding what kind ofrestaurant to runWriting a business plan and finding financingChoosing a locationLegalitiesComposing a menuSetting up and hiring staffBuying and managing suppliesMarketing your restaurantHealth and safety
Even if you don’t know anything about cooking or running abusiness, you might still have a great idea for a restaurant— and this handy guide will show you how to make your dream areality. If you already own a restaurant, but want to see it dobetter, Running a Restaurant For Dummies offers unbeatabletips and advice of bringing in hungry customers. From start tofinish, you’ll learn everything you need to know tosucceed:Put your ideas on paper with a realistic business planAttract investors to help get the business off the groundBe totally prepared for your grand openingMake sure your business is legal and above boardHire and train a great staffDevelop a delicious menu
If you’re looking for expert guidance from people in theknow, then Running a Restaurant For Dummies is the only bookyou need. Written by Michael Garvey, co-owner of the famous OysterBar at Grand Central, with help from writer Heather Dismore andchef Andy Dismore, this book covers all the bases, from balancingthe books to training staff and much more:Designing and theme and a conceptTaking over an existing restaurant or buying into afranchiseStocking and operating a barWorking with partners and other investorsChoose a perfect locationHiring and training an excellent staffPricing menu itemsDesigning the interior of the restaurantPurchasing and managing suppliesMarketing your restaurant to customers
If you’re looking for a new career as a restaurateur, oryou need new ideas for your struggling restaurant, Running aRestaurant For Dummies offers expert advice in a fun, friendlyformat. Packed with practical advice and expert wisdom on everyaspect of the food service business, this guide is all you need toget cooking.
Millions of Americans dream of owning and running their ownrestaurant — because they want to be their own boss, becausetheir cooking always draws raves, or just because they love food.Running a Restaurant For Dummies covers every aspect ofgetting started for aspiring restaurateurs. From setting up abusiness plan and finding financing, to designing a menu and diningroom, you'll find all the advice you need to start and run asuccessful restaurant.
Even if you don't know anything about cooking or running abusiness, you might still have a great idea for a restaurant— and this handy guide will show you how to make your dream areality. If you already own a restaurant, but want to see it getmore successful, Running a Restaurant For Dummies offersunbeatable tips and advice for bringing in hungry customers. Fromstart to finish, you'll learn everything you need to know tosucceed.New information on designing, re-designing, and equipping arestaurant with all the essentials—from the back of the houseto the front of the houseDetermining whether to rent or buy restaurant propertyUpdated information on setting up a bar and managing the winelistProfitable pointers on improving the bottom lineThe latest and greatest marketing and publicity options in asocial-media worldManaging and retaining key staffNew and updated information on menu creation and theimplementation of Federal labeling (when applicable), as well asinfusing local, healthy, alternative cuisine to menu planning
Running a Restaurant For Dummies gives you the scoop onthe latest trends that chefs and restaurant operators can implementin their new or existing restaurants.