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Are You Cut Out for the Restaurant Business?

Going Into the Restaurant Business With Eyes Wide Open Marty Bombenger…Key West Restaurant Consulting Even for businesspeople who have been successful in other industries, opening a restaurant can be one of the most challenging yet fulfilling entrepreneurial ventures one can encounter. Each year tens of thousands of people begin the process of creating a new …

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10 Common Restaurant Startup Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

In any new business venture good decision-making is vital. Opening a new restaurant requires so many decisions that it’s not hard to make some bloopers along the way. The key is not totally missing the mark on the really important issues that can make or break your chances for success. Here are some of the …

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The Easiest Way to Cut Your Food Cost 10%

Marty Bombenger….Key West Restaurant Consulting While there are few absolutes in this business this is one – “Engaging in ongoing competitive bidding practices to get the lowest prices actually leads to higher food costs, not lower.” That’s right. Contrary to what most of us, who have grown up in this business have been taught, having …

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