Building a restaurant from scratch in itself is a daunting task. Finding the right place, setting the right concept, the right chef, creating the right menu, designing the space… phew!
Then comes the having to convince people that you and your team have put your heart and soul into the place and the food and that it will definitely be worth their while and money.
While all this might sound super daunting and let’s not forget the fear of failure that comes with starting any business, the restaurant business has one of the lowest rates of failure compares to any other business in the service sector.
So, have you been dreaming about starting your own food business? Be it a quaint little cafe or a full-fledged fine dining restaurant, with some serious thinking (conceptualization, planning, budgeting, etc.), groundwork (Finding the space, people, design, food, etc.), and kickass marketing (restaurant website creation, local marketing, social media presence, etc.) you can build yourself a very successful food business.
Here are our 6 cents on how you can start and run your own successful food business: