Many people dream of opening a restaurant, seeing it as an opportunity to turn a love for entertaining or cooking into a business. Unfortunately for many restaurateurs, the reality of running a restaurant is not what they expected. Long hours, low pay, and a lot of stress cause many entrepreneurs to close up shop after a few short years. One reason for the high failure rate in this industry is that restaurant owners fail to treat their restaurant as a business from the very beginning. They have no plan to deal with problems and unexpected expenses, and they don't understand the true costs associated with opening a restaurant. One way to prevent these types of problems is to develop a well-written business plan.
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The following is an excerpt from the complete guide How to Open a Restaurant. Read the full guide here. Your business plan will be the road map from which your new restaurant develops. The strongest business plans always include all or most of the components described below. Charles advises that first- time restaurateurs read a bunch of different business plans for other restaurants and technology and retail companies to get a better sense of layout options, writing styles, and clarity of concept. The goal is for the reader to keep turning the page.
16.1 Intrapersonal Communication
Takeaways are great businesses for many enterprising and hardworking people. They provide a popular service to a wide range of customers and the trend for eating out is on the up. Running a takeaway can be exhausting as may involve long and unsociable hours depending on the business model, but it can be an extremely profitable investment if you get everything right.
A take-away restaurant must be furnished differently from a sit-down restaurant, as most of the space will be dedicated to food production rather than dining. Any tables and seating that you install should be functional rather than comfortable, designed for quick customer turnaround. Your take-away restaurant should also have the information systems necessary to send orders from the counter to the kitchen and the equipment required to produce meals quickly and efficiently then pack them for takeout.