Merdith C. writes in and asks:
What is the best type of restaurant to open? I have always wanted to open my own restaurant, but I'm not sure what type of concept would be best. A friend told me I should open a franchise, because it would be easier. But I like the idea of starting my restaurant concept from scratch. What do you think?
I think that there is no one right answer for you question. There are many areas to consider when opening a new restaurant, like your budget, the competition and your intended customer base. Read on for my full answer.
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