Streetwise Restaurant Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Successfully Owning and Running a Restaurant [NOOK Book]

Overview

Owning and operating a restaurant is one of the most challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can take on--the hours are long and grueling, staff turnover averages 130 percent, and many fail within their first year. Streetwise Restaurant Management walks you step by step through each aspect of opening and managing a restaurant. This guide covers the practical issues you'll face on a daily basis and offers tips from an experienced restauranteur about the risks and rewards of restaurant management. Is owning or ...

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Streetwise Restaurant Management: A Comprehensive Guide to Successfully Owning and Running a Restaurant

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Overview

Owning and operating a restaurant is one of the most challenging endeavors an entrepreneur can take on--the hours are long and grueling, staff turnover averages 130 percent, and many fail within their first year. Streetwise Restaurant Management walks you step by step through each aspect of opening and managing a restaurant. This guide covers the practical issues you'll face on a daily basis and offers tips from an experienced restauranteur about the risks and rewards of restaurant management. Is owning or managing a restaurant right for you? It can be if you have Streetwise Restaurant Management as your ready reference for creating front-of-house ambience and back-of-house efficiencies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440519222
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Series: Streetwise
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,247,812
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Part I. Is Owning or Managing a Restaurant Right For You?

Chapter 1: Things To Consider
Chapter 2: Should You Own Or Franchise
Chapter 3: Financing
Chapter 4: What's Your Business Worth?
Chapter 5: Location. Location. Location
Chapter 6: Timing
Part II. What Good Restaurant Owners and Managers Know

Chapter 7: Menu Engineering and Development
Chapter 8: Architects and Designers
Chapter 9: Permits
Part III. Expenses And Measurement Tools

Chapter 10: Restaurant Supplies
Chapter 11: Labor Costs
Chapter 12: Measurement Tools
Part IV. Building Your Business

Chapter 13: Create A Successful Work Environment
Chapter 14: The Employees You Need
Chapter 15: Training And Coaching
Chapter 16: Marketing
Chapter 17: Advertising, Public Relations and Promotions
Chapter 18: Third Party Contractors
PART V. Other Issues And Concerns

Chapter 19: Change. It's Inevitable
Chapter 20: Security
Chapter 22: Frequently Asked Questions

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