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Food For Thought When Starting A Restaurant

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thinking of starting your own restaurant? Whether you’ve got plans to open a fast food joint or a high-end bistro, running a restaurant is no easy task.


Here are just a few things to consider before you get started!


Startup Costs Will Be High

Restaurants are some of the most expensive businesses to get off the ground. Not only do you need suitable premises, but you also need all the necessary equipment, staff and licensing. It’s best to get the help of a financial advisor who can guide you through all the costs so that you know exactly how much is required.


Few people have the savings to start a restaurant, which means getting funding elsewhere. You could try getting financial backing from investors – sites like Food Start offer crowdfunding opportunities, which can be a great way to build up funding. Alternatively, you could take out a business loan to afford the necessary startup costs. Banks offer some of the best interest rates on these types of loans, although you will need to have a good credit score to apply for one of these loans.