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 […]

29 12, 2019

Pros and Cons of Rotating and Seasonal Restaurant Menus

By |2020-01-07T23:30:41+00:00December 29th, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

When I decided to open a takeout restaurant in my tiny town of just 2,500 year round residents (with a population that swells into the tens of thousands in the summertime), it was important to me to find a way to keep both myself and my relatively small customer base […]

27 12, 2019

The Eight Dangers of Starting a Restaurant with a Partner

By |2020-01-07T23:51:38+00:00December 27th, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

Should I start a restaurant with my best friend / wife / parent / person I met on the internet?

As small business entrepreneurs, many of us often find ourselves daydreaming about a partnership with a well-financed, experienced partner. It’s a compelling fantasy; a partner can help share the risk, make […]

9 12, 2019

6 Things That Stress Me Out as a Restaurant Owner

By |2019-12-05T23:56:29+00:00December 9th, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

This year, I made the transition from a small seasonal food truck in coastal Maine to a full-blown brick and mortar takeout restaurant. If you’re interested in learning my restaurant buildout process, read my epic series of post on the topic.

While the […]

1 12, 2019

How I Opened a Restaurant with No Money and a 540 Credit Score

By |2020-08-11T13:11:50+00:00December 1st, 2019|Restaurant|0 Comments

Do a quick Google search for “financing a restaurant,” and you’ll find the same advice over and over. Do your research. Write a business plan. Get a loan or find an investor. Some of the more cutting-edge research available out there might even mention crowdfunding as an option, […]