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Opening a Restaurant

Opening a restaurant takes careful planning, beginning with finding the perfect location and deciding on a concept and menu. Researching the competition and finding financing are also essential elements of opening a restaurant. Deciding to rent, build or buy are also important decisions that must be made before you open a restaurant.
  1. Before You Open (18)
  2. Location (11)
  3. Restaurant Design (7)
  4. Restaurant Names (4)

How to Open a New Restaurant
How to open a new restaurant, starting with a restaurant business plan and choosing a restaurant name. Looks at ways to finance your restaurant, find teh perfect location and market your new restaurant.

10 things You Should Know About Opening a Restaurant
Getting ready to open a new restaurant can be overwhelming. There are some many different areas to consider, from financing to staffing. Read on for 10 basic areas you should understand before opening the doors.

Should you take over an existing restaurant space?
Many empty restaurant spaces are available. Are these a better investment than opening your own restaurant? There are many pros and cons for buying an existing restaurant rather than starting a new restaurant.

How to Open a Small Restaurant
Basics of opening a small restaurant, which requires less capital start up and overhead than a larger restaurant.

Ten Reasons Restaurants Fail
Ten reasons that restaurants fail within the first three years, including high payroll, taxes, food cost and bad locations.

10 Restaurant Tips
Ten tips for opening a new restaurant, from choosing a restaurant name to buying the right kind of commerical kitchen equipment.

Open a Restaurant
Everything you need to know about opening a restaurant, from choosing the perfect location to designing the menu.

Is Buying an Existing Restaurant Really Worth the Price
If your dream is to one day own your restaurant, you may have considered buying an existing restaurant that is for sale. However, before you buy anything, understand exactly what it is you are buying. Are you buying the actual restaurant, location and all? Are you buying the name of the restaurant or just the location or just the equipment?...

10 Things to Know Before You Open a Restaurant
There is a lot of things to consider before opening a new restaurant, such as financing, locaiton, menu and concept.

Five Reasons to Open Your Own Restaurant

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