Guest chapters from industry experts in marketing, design, financing, and more give you an insider's edge to raising capital and saving money while building and launching a successful eatery.

Stop Wasting Time

Cut the hassle and save time trimming red tape by using the sample business plans, spreadsheets, and employee manuals included in this book to raise funds, hire qualified and reliable staff, and run your restaurant.

Save Your Timeline

Stay on budget and open on time with the checklists and takeaways provided after every chapter.

  • Real Estate

    contributed by James Famularo of Eastern Consolidated
  • Events and Catering

    contributed by Christine Wayne of Christine Wayne Events
  • Design

    contributed by Bob Puccini of The Puccini Group
  • Construction and Your Lease

    contributed by Frank S. Miller of Miller Development Group
  • Marketing

    contributed by Melody Wendt of Spark Integrated Marketing
  • Raising Money

    contributed by Faye Fisher of ARF Financial


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