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I can't buy a net big enough...

A restaurant in my town is closing down for 2 months. Our facility (1 lunch outlet, 3 dinner outlets) desperately wants to pick up the bulk of their business. But how? More below the fold... [more inside]
posted by kpetrich on May 28, 2014 - 5 answers

Owner Presence At My Business

My bar / restaurant I opened is in its 2nd year of operation and it's running smoothly while turning a profit. Can I take a step back or should I continue to put in long days at the bar because that's what I'm supposed to do? [more inside]
posted by masters2010 on Jan 15, 2014 - 10 answers

Brooklyn restaurant for one-on-one business meeting

I am a free-lance bookkeeper seeking new clients. I would like to meet prospects at a Brooklyn restaurant. Ideally it would be moderately priced, available for lunch or dinner, quiet, well-lit and have wi-fi access. Anything that has 4 out of those 5 would be super, and anyplace with all of them is superb.
posted by layceepee on Jan 6, 2014 - 6 answers

How do I evaluate the success of my business?

I own a restaurant in its first year of business. Some stretches I feel like we're doing just fine, whereas other stretches I feel like pulling out my hair. I'm having trouble evaluating the success of my business. We've very consistently turned a monthly profit, though I still own the bank nearly $150k, and I also have a large chunk of money invested myself, though I am paying myself $40k / yr. [more inside]
posted by masters2010 on Aug 1, 2013 - 12 answers

Is this place going to eat me?

I have a day or two to decide whether or not to buy a recently closed restaurant. I have tons of experience running small retail businesses. The books look good and the price is right. [more inside]
posted by Mr. Yuck on Sep 24, 2012 - 60 answers

How do I get cheaper phone service for a small business?

How do I get cheaper phone service for a small business? [more inside]
posted by Carius on Aug 30, 2012 - 9 answers

Recruiting coffeehouse to neighborhood

How do I recruit a coffeeshop or small restaurant for my gentrifying neighborhood? [more inside]
posted by mmiddle on Jun 6, 2012 - 19 answers

Help me get money!

Need investors for a restaurant/bar, but don't know how to get them. [more inside]
posted by bryanthecook on Apr 4, 2012 - 13 answers

How the heck do I open a restaurant

I had a beautiful restaurant space fall into my lap. I've been dreaming about having a restaurant. I committed to signing a contract with the owner. Now what? [more inside]
posted by TheTingTangTong on Mar 8, 2012 - 30 answers

Help me start the next Japadog

Help me understand the business of food trucks. [more inside]
posted by beepbeepboopboop on Feb 11, 2012 - 13 answers

Online resources for selling a restaurant in London

Are there any useful online listings services for selling a restaurant in London? [more inside]
posted by zhwj on Dec 30, 2011 - 0 answers

Making a Profit With a Fast Food Franchise

How long would it take to become profitable with a fast food franchise? [more inside]
posted by purefusion on Aug 15, 2010 - 11 answers

pricing drinks

I am helping my friends open a bar and we are trying to figure out the math behind what to charge for drinks. Is there some sort of formula we should be aware of? [more inside]
posted by butterball on Apr 19, 2010 - 12 answers

Buy at the window or come in and chill?

I want to open a crepe shop. Help me! [more inside]
posted by 913 on Jan 21, 2009 - 20 answers

Books/resources on opening restaurants?

Book suggestions on restaurant management? [more inside]
posted by swapspace on Dec 8, 2008 - 4 answers

How can an ice cream shop survive winter?

What could a small ice cream/frozen yogurt shop start selling in the colder months to keep business alive?
posted by logic vs love on Feb 21, 2008 - 51 answers

Where can I find business address list/databases for free

I need to populate a database of a Google Maps mashup with the names and addresses of restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. Where can I find this info in digital form? [more inside]
posted by dripdripdrop on Mar 9, 2007 - 4 answers

How to find business partners to put up funds to buy a bar?

What are good resources, books, etc. on how to find investors/business partners for buying a bar? [more inside]
posted by scody on May 18, 2006 - 4 answers

Can I make money with an idea for a restaurant but no experience?

I've got (what I consider to be) a great idea for a restaurant, but no knowledge or experience in the restaurant industry. Is there any way for me to profit from my idea?
posted by goethean on Dec 20, 2004 - 22 answers

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