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Start Your Own Restaurant Business

Do you have an idea for a great new place to eat? When you start your own restaurant business, you can have a fun, creative job where you are in charge.

When you start your own restaurant business you will never be bored. There are constantly new challenges to face, but they are usually good ones, like how to juggle a reception dinner while at the same time feeding your regular Saturday night crowd. 
"As a restaurant owner you will get to know a lot of people. It is a very social business, with lots of invitations to special events and private parties. You will be on a first-name basis with people who have power and prestige: the conductor of the symphony, the coach of the football team, the mayor, TV celebrities, and so on. When they are in your restaurant, you are the one they want to talk to. It makes them feel important, so they will seek you out to become your friend. I speak from experience!"
      - Tom Hennessy
If being a restaurant owner sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become a Restaurant Owner is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can successfully start a restaurant business. 

Unlike being a chef, you do not have to go to school or take any specialized training to own a restaurant. However, to ensure your restaurant is a success it helps to know as much as possible about the industry.

Guide author Tom Hennessy is a 25 year veteran of the restaurant business. He opened his first restaurant when he was 27 and was founding partner of a company which owned nine restaurants in four states. Tom has written for industry publications and spoken at conventions across the country, and focuses on how to start a profitable restaurant business without spending a fortune.

In this guide he shares with you insider tips and expert advice on how to start your own restaurant business. The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to start a restaurant business, including:

How to Start a Restaurant Business

This section offers helpful tips and links to free resources to start a restaurant business.

  • An overview of your options to start a restaurant business:
    • Buying an existing restaurant business (including how to find restaurants for sale)
    • Buying a franchise (includes pros and cons of franchising, plus costs and contact information for leading restaurant franchises) 
    • Opening a new restaurant business 
  • How to create a business plan for your restaurant business
  • What kind of company to form
  • What to consider when choosing a location, including traffic and the building's prior use
  • Building your own restaurant
    • Buying versus leasing a location
    • Choosing a good contractor
    • How to avoid costly "surprises"
  • Where to get financing to start your restaurant business
  • Layout and space design for
    • Your entrance
    • Bar area
    • Restrooms
    • Kitchens
  • Four types of licenses you will need before you can open your business
  • Types of business insurance, including one needed for restaurants that serve liquor
  • Equipment and supplies
    • What you need to start a restaurant business
    • How to save money by buying used equipment (and what equipment should be bought new)
    • Finding suppliers of your restaurant equipment
  • What to do in the days leading up to your restaurant opening
Managing Your Restaurant Business
  • How to develop effective systems for running your business on a daily basis
  • Developing a menu that makes money
    • Deciding what food and beverages to serve
    • How to find suppliers and save money when purchasing food
    • Setting your menu prices
  • Four critical environmental factors can help a restaurant succeed (or contribute to its failure)
    • Lighting
    • Music
    • Temperature
    • Cleanliness
  • How to handle repairs and maintenance
  • Working with employees
    • Finding staff before your restaurant opens
    • Questions to ask job applicants in an interview
    • How to check references to avoid hiring disasters
    • Effective ways to train staff
    • How to use bonuses to give your staff a sense of ownership (so they gladly assist in making your restaurant business more profitable)
  • Unconventional ways to market your restaurant and attract customers
  • Financial management for restaurant owners:
    • How to budget
    • The most effective way to track sales
    • How to calculate your costs of sales and inventory
    • Ways to reduce costs
    • How to build wealth 
  • Developing good customer relations 
Plus you will discover:
  • The best resources (magazines, associations) to keep up-to-date with the most recent market trends in the foodservice industry
  • Hands-on ways to learn about the restaurant industry
  • Valuable samples and checklists, including:
    • A checklist of equipment, furniture, and supplies you will need
    • Sample food purchasing sheet
    • Sample food inventory sheet
    • Sample restaurant staff training tests
    • Sample daily "to do" checklists for
      • Lunch host
      • Line cook
      • Restaurant manager
    • Sample restaurant budget
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Sample press release
  • And more!
You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about opening a restaurant. The FabJob Guide to Become a Restaurant Owner contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, plus more.

It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some common mistakes, and give you information you need to start your own restaurant business and open a restaurant.

This guide has been selling for up to $39.95 U.S. SPECIAL OFFER: If you buy the guide today, Friday, October 24, 2014 you can have this valuable insider information for the incredible price of only $29.97. You will earn back the price of the guide your very first day in business. Plus this guide can help you open a restaurant business much more quickly and cost-effectively.

If you believe you deserve to have the career of your dreams, this guide is for you. It gives you what you need to know to become a successful restaurant owner.

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Learn how to open a restaurant and start a restaurant business with the FabJob Guide to Become a Restaurant Owner. This restaurant guide offers step-by-step advice on opening a restaurant and explains how you can start your own restaurant business and open a successful restaurant.