About Support Staff

Brett Lindenberg is the founder of Food Truck Empire and Food Empire Pro. Brett's mission is help to entrepreneurs start and grow profitable food businesses. Since 2014, Brett has interviewed over 100 entrepreneurs on the Food Empire Pro podcast and written hundreds of blog posts on all aspects of food business. Brett has been quoted in media outlets like Entrepreneur Magazine, CNBC, and The Washington Post.
1 01, 2020

Eight Low-Cost BBQ Business Ideas You Can Start This Weekend

By |2020-01-08T08:18:26+00:00January 1st, 2020|How To|0 Comments

Dream of starting a BBQ restaurant, but don’t have the funds to do it? Not a problem! There are plenty of food entrepreneurs that operate a business on weekends while still employed.

The good news is BBQ businesses is the ideal “side hustle.” These small businesses can be kicked off over […]

31 12, 2019

10 Licenses and Permits Required to Open a Small Restaurant

By |2020-01-08T08:18:43+00:00December 31st, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

You’ve named your business. You’ve secured the financing you need to get started. Maybe you’ve even started sketching out a few menu ideas, or identified a signature dish that’s going to set your restaurant apart and generate a loyal local following.

But there’s a major part of launching your business that’s […]

30 12, 2019

Five Restaurant Tax Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By |2020-01-08T08:19:02+00:00December 30th, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

Renee Kleiner joins on us on the podcast to share some of the common mistakes restaurants make when preparing their taxes and specific ways to avoid them. It’s the time of year when most business owners are starting to think about filing taxes so this is a timely discussion.

Renee is […]

23 12, 2019

47 Massively Profitable Concession Stand Menu Ideas

By |2020-01-08T14:38:50+00:00December 23rd, 2019|How To|0 Comments

Looking for concession stand food ideas with high profitability? Each of the menu items on this list is designed to generate between 50% – 70% profit after food cost and labor. This margin is a welcome change for many restaurant industry veterans that might be accustomed to generating 33% profit […]