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Restaurant Business Plans and Menu Costing Strategy

At Emerald Coast Restaurant Brokers and Consultants, we see a lot of restaurants fail. Follow us here – we also see a lot of restaurants succeed. But when you first start getting into a restaurant’s books, you can often see that there simply wasn't sufficient planning involved. For reasons that many experts will never understand, for reasons as diverse as family dynamics, mental health issues or just overall overconfidence, people going to the restaurant business ‘winging …

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Startup Restaurant Success: What You Need to Know

Starting a restaurant is challenging. You must have a competitive spirit and drive to help encourage customers to dine at and enjoy your establishment more than other restaurants in the area. However, if you aren’t successful at catching the attention of potential patrons, there’s a good chance your small business venture will close – quickly. The good news is, your restaurant doesn’t have to end with this fate. By using the tips here, you can enjoy success …

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Three Important Services Restaurant Brokers Offer

If you’re looking to buy, sell, or lease a restaurant, working with a professional restaurant broker will save you time, money, and a lot of stress. Emerald Coast Restaurant Brokers and Consultants brings to the table over 35 years of experience in the restaurant industry. Our experts thoroughly understand the process and procedures, as well as the marketing and financial aspects of the field. Through our variety of services, we can help with all phases of …

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Rising Food Prices Killing Your Margins? Fight Back With 5 Proven Practices

As you know, the prices on key products like meat, produce and a host of other food items are up dramatically this year and could go even higher. This means that even with stable sales and customer counts, food and other cost increases are putting additional stress on already narrow restaurant profit margins. Now might be a good time to step back and make sure you're employing smart purchasing practices and …

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