Creating Your Restaurant Concept

Creating Your Restaurant Concept

The most exciting part of opening your own restaurant is the opportunity to be creative and develop a brand that you are passionate about. You can design a restaurant with your unique stamp which will attract customers. I always believe you need 3 key elements to a...
Importance of Understanding the P&L

Importance of Understanding the P&L

With a little extra time on my hands over this festive season, I have had the chance to catch up with some blog writing. You may have noticed a number of my recent posts focusing on business planning and cost management. This is due to a recent project that we have...
A Restaurant’s Business Plan

A Restaurant’s Business Plan

Further to my recent article ” Top 10 Restaurant Startup Errors”, and the most relevant error, No 1. Avoiding the business plan, I was requested by a few of the readers as to how to write the business plan. I hope the below can assist. Read Full Article...
Creating the Restaurant Ambience

Creating the Restaurant Ambience

As Managers and Owners in hospitality, we might be inclined to use the word ‘space’ rather than place, when describing the ambience of a restaurant. The difference between these two words provides an interesting take on what makes a design good or great. Nice space...
Balancing the Restaurant’s Profit Equation

Balancing the Restaurant’s Profit Equation

Too many restaurants focus solely on the bottom line – profits. We lose sight of everything else that is important and how we got there. Owners are so focused on profit that they become entangled in two objectives; increasing revenue and cutting cost. The most likely...