How to design a successful new restaurant
Check out the need-to-knows on structuring, developing, and opening a new restaurant
How to choose a business structure for a new restaurant
Discover the most common restaurant business structures, how much funding is needed, and how to succeed in opening a restaurant
How an employee handbook can make or break your business
Learn why employee handbooks are necessary and how to turn guidelines into action.
How to raise funds for your restaurant
Get an overview on how to approach pitch meetings, site visits, and friends and family investments.
How to order and purchase for a new restaurant
Check out key considerations to help you make smart buys before and after your restaurant opens.
How to negotiate your restaurant lease (and the partners you need)
Learn tips to to understand the fine print of the lease before you sign on the dotted line.
How to open a restaurant: Building a strong brand identity
Explore a few strategies for taking ownership of a new restaurant’s brand identity.
How to train your staff for opening night
Opening night training is critical for restaurants when they are first welcoming guests. Make sure your staff is ready with these expert tips.
How to build buzz for a restaurant opening
When it comes to your restaurant opening, it's important to build excitement in the community through PR, social media, and events. Try these 8 tips.