A restaurant is by far one of the most popular businesses that people want to start up when they are looking to start working on their own. Yes, while it’s going to be a lot of work to start up, there are so many resources that you can use online to get yourself on your feet to make the money that you deserve!
Listed below are a few resources that you can take advantage of. Each one is unique in it’s own way. While one may not fit you, it may fit someone else, so be sure to look at each one!
#1 Opening a Restaurant by Sharon Fullen: This paperback book will tell you how to stay on the right side, rather than the wrong side. Did you know that close to 61% of restaurants fail? You don’t want to be this statistic! This book also comes equipped with a great CD ROM that features subjects such as business plans, cover sheets, and more!
#2 The Restaurant Manager’s Handbook by Douglas Robert Brown: This multiple award winning restaurant manager created his own handbook to help those that want to run/manage their own restaurant. Gain access to some great management tips, how to create menus, and so much more!
#3 The Restaurant Business Plan Guide by David Mcarthur: This book can show you how to get your food service plan running in less than 24 hours. Get tips, tricks, and some of the best business tips on the market. This book is going to run you around $20.
#4 The Restaurant Dream? by Lee Simon: This book has many great reviews and I can see why. This book approaches everything in a different way. They show you how they started from the ground up. You can see what worked for them and what didn’t. It’s a great way to look from the outside.
#5 Running a Restaurant for Dummies by Michael Garvey: The last one on my list comes from the Dummies series. This book is like a dictionary / reference book. You’re going to get so much information in this book, your head is going to spin. Its a definite must read!
As you can see, there are a lot of resources that you can take advantage of. Each book works in its own way. The more you read, the more you’re going to learn. Take a second and see how you can learn for yourself. It’s going to take time to learn the ropes, but once you do, you’re going to thank yourself in the long haul!