Running a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, or food truck is both fun and challenging. Every day brings new customers, new issues, new revenues, and new expenses. Many people jump into opening a new restaurant without important knowledge about their potential business, the industry, or the market, and worse – with no reasonable financial budget. The restaurant industry is here to stay with 3% annual growth anticipated for the next five years.
A Solid Restaurant Business Plan is the Place to Start
Starting off with a great business plan is the most important thing you can do to get started in the restaurant industry. You need to understand your target customer, the industry, the financial implications, and how much it will cost to get started. Without good business plan development, it’s almost impossible to get your dream business funded. Optimus Business Plans has developed business plans for many different types of businesses, and restaurants are one of the many popular industries in which we have successfully helped to open new business doors.
Our Ownership Has Been There
Brian Gilmore, the owner of Optimus Business Plans, ran his own restaurant prior to starting Optimus. He has been through the ups and downs of daily restaurant life and understands what it takes to be successful. In order to best utilize his knowledge, he meets personally with all of our clients starting businesses in this industry.
We Understand the Costs of Restaurant Equipment and Startup
Many entrepreneurs get stuck on calculating the real cost of equipment and exactly what is needed. Did you know nearly all municipalities require vent-a-hoods and grease traps? You can find more information about tips in the restaurant industry in one of our blog posts. We’ll make sure all of your necessary equipment is in your plan, so you’ll have what you need to be successful.
Our Restaurant Business Plans are Highly Successful at Acquiring Funding
Let’s face it. Getting funding for a new restaurant is tough. Our business plans have a fantastic success rate in this industry, with banks and investors alike. Our restaurant industry experience and knowledge allow us to create superior business plans that get results. Read an example of a recent client who acquired funding for his restaurant concept.
Don’t hesitate to contact us today to get started. It’s just one important step in getting your new restaurant, bar, coffee shop, or food truck off the ground!