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Alison Arth

Alison Arth is a hospitality consulting professional who partners with businesses to build long-term success through establishing culture, cohesive brand identity, team training, and internal systems. To date, she has been involved in 13 restaurant openings. Learn more at www.saltandroe.com.
Posts by Alison Arth
How to Raise Funds for Your Restaurant

How to Raise Funds for Your Restaurant

Few aspiring restaurateurs have the cash on hand to get their dream off the ground. That’s where investors come in....
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How to Negotiate Your Restaurant Lease

How to negotiate your restaurant lease (and the important partners you’ll need)

Every expert I’ve spoken to on this subject agrees: Negotiating a lease is the number one place where restaurateurs go...
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How to Order & Purchase for a New Restaurant

Once the work to build your new restaurant has begun, it’s time to decide what you need to buy to...
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How to open a restaurant: Building a brand identity

How to open a restaurant: Building a brand identity

When it comes to opening a restaurant smoothly and running it successfully, Alison Arth is a pro. She held leadership...
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How to Build Your Team

How to Build Your Team

This article is excerpted from our How to Open a Restaurant guide. Get the full guide here! Before you can...
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In the Weeds: Aaron London

In the Weeds: Aaron London

We recently announced the release of How to Open a Restaurant, OpenTable’s complete digital guide to starting and growing a restaurant...
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How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan

How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan

Last week marked the launch of How to Open a Restaurant, OpenTable’s complete digital guide to starting and growing a...
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Now What? 5 Things You Need to Do After Opening Your Restaurant Doors

Now What? 5 Things You Need to Do After Opening Your Restaurant Doors

In this final installment of her How to Open a Restaurant series, hospitality consultant Alison Arth shares what happens after opening night...
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How to Train Your Staff for Opening Night

How to Train Your Staff for Opening Night

In part nine of her How to Open a Restaurant series, hospitality consultant Alison Arth explains how to prepare staff for a...
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