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Start/Run a Restaurant, Food Truck or Catering Business

  • Nova Southeastern University 3301 College Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL,33314 (map)

Understanding the business side of running a restaurant! If you are thinking of opening a restaurant this workshop should be your first stop. Invest 3 hours of your time and come away with a solid understanding of what you are getting into and how to get started. Entrepreneurs thinking of getting into the business need to have a solid basis for understanding what goes into setting up a restaurant, making it restaurant profitable and how to increase those profits year over year. Learn basic steps to getting going: Location selection and negotiating a lease Start from scratch or buy an existing restaurant Determining start up costs Calculating sales and expenses Marketing strategies to get patrons through the door Hiring and paying staff Setting your customer service levels Finding suppliers Repeat customers - getting them back more often Featured Speaker: Angelica Love Valentine is a business consultant and coach. She has over 15 years of business and consulting experience in a full spectrum of industries with a focus on restaurants. Love has run and owned businesses, and consulted with over a hundred enterprises - helping others learn what they need to know to operate successfully and profitably. Fee: $30 for online pre-registration; $40 at the door Please Note: PayPal or credit card accepted with advanced registration. Cash, credit cards or checks accepted at the door. Broward SCORE office hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This workshop will be held by the Broward SCORE Chapter.