Start & Manage a Restaurant

opening a restaurant checklist

Do you have a closing and opening restaurant checklist? We’re not talking about incorporating or dissolving your eatery. Instead, we’re discussing your opening and closing procedures.

Every business owner should have processes for their operation that allow them – or anyone else – to open and close the business properly.

Read more2023 Daily Tasks: Closing and Opening a Restaurant Checklist

what is a host kitchen

Are you a restaurant host kitchen yet? If not and you want to learn how to get extra cash for a restaurant, this is the perfect article for you. Of course, revenue is just one part of the equation, but another part of the equation is that restaurants often have too much kitchen space. Restaurant kitchen space that goes unused is simply leaving money on the table. However, one way to start making use of this space is to become a host kitchen.В 

Read moreExtra Revenue: Restaurants Are Becoming Host Kitchens
restaurant operating expenses

COVID-19 impacted the restaurant industry more than any other, and a lot of the cost management during the pandemic is here to stay. While owners often start their restaurant out of love for providing delicious food to their customers, successful business habits are necessary to keep the doors open. Rising restaurant expenses and labor costs are here to stay, at least in the short-term.

Read moreHow Restaurants Can Manage Foodservice Costs Through COVID-19

hot dog cart business

Have you ever walked down the streets of New York City and came upon a hot dog stand business? Vendors line major streets, the smell of fresh hot dogs, ketchup and sauerkraut fill the air with a divine aroma that makes your mouth water. If you've always wanted to know how to start a hot dog cart business, this guide can help.

Read moreHow Do I Start A Small Hot Dog Business?

eco friendly restaurant

Restaurant waste is massive in the United States, with 80 billion pounds of food being thrown away annually. Sustainability should start with wasting less food, but it should also include making your entire restaurant as eco-friendly as possible. It's possible to build a sustainable supply of products that helps your restaurant waste less and is better for the environment.

Read more9 Tips on How to Make Your Restaurant Eco-Friendly

table decorations

Table decor is crucial for restaurants wishing to attract and retain customers. Creative and unique centerpieces and table settings can inspire a conversation and desire to come back. Below we will explore festive table setting ideas for restaurants and bars.

Read moreCreative Holiday Table Decorations for Restaurants

franchising advantage and disadvantages

When you open up your business, will you open as an independent company or a franchise? Buying a franchise restaurant is a great idea for some, but non-franchise restaurants, or independent options, provides its own benefits.

Read moreIndependent Ownership vs Franchise Restaurant

restaurant sustainability

The restaurant industry is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and food waste, but many in the industry are changing their practices to reduce their environmental impact. Sustainability restaurants are a growing part of the industry, and your establishment can join them by implementing these 10 practices.

Read moreGo Green and Reduce Restaurant Utility Cost in 10 Steps

how to open a restaurant

If you want to know how to open a restaurant, you'll need to make sure that you have all of the food permits and food licenses required by the State of New York to operate legally. You'll want to conduct your own due diligence on starting a business in NYC as some of these requirements may change.

Read moreHow to Open a Restaurant: License and Permit Checklist

restaurants food safety

Foodborne illness outbreaks or a food poisoning outbreak can take time to manifest. You can serve customers for days or weeks before complaints start to roll in. Those that do become sick will go to the doctor and have to trace their illness back to your establishment.

Read moreRestaurants Food Safety Guidelines in Emergency

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