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Getting a new restaurant off the ground is just the first step toward success. One of the reasons for the high failure rate of new restaurants is lack of planning. Knowing how to manage a restaurant's finances, day to day problems, customer service and training staff are all part of managing and helping your new restaurant to grow.
  1. How Manage Restaurant Finances
  2. How to Market Your Restaurant
  3. Restaurant Menus
  1. Customer Service
  2. Restaurant Resources
  3. Restaurant Catering

How Manage Restaurant Finances

Money is always an issue for restaurants. There never seems to be enough of it. The key to managing finances in a restaurant is knowing how to spend and where. It is also important to know what to do when problems arise, to keep them from escalating.

How to Market Your Restaurant

Advertising is crucial for any new restaurant. However, not all advertising methods are created equal, or cheap for that matter. Try some savvy marketing ideas that will bring in business without breaking the bank.

Restaurant Menus

The menu sets the tone for the restaurant. It is why people keep coming back. However, creating a restaurant menu involves a lot of work and research. Before you begin writing your menu, you must have a definite concept in mind, as well as a general price range. Finally, the look and layout of your menu is just as important as what it says.

Customer Service

Good food will lure customers into your restaurant, while good service keeps them coming back. In a business where the customer is always right, how you handle customer complaints, appreciation and promotions is important for return business.

Restaurant Resources

There are many books, television shows, magazine and websites available to help restaurant owners manage day-to-day operations. There is advice on everything from updating the menu to going green at your restaurant.

Restaurant Catering

Information on catering for restaurants, including menu ideas, supplies and equipment lists, and marketing strategies.

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