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Successful Coffee Shop Expansion

Client A successful coffee shop/bakery client that has been in business for 10+ years and several locations in the University City area, wants to expand to Center City Philadelphia. Process It is determined how much space is needed, the demographic desired to reach revenue projections, the rent that the client can afford – including tenant […]

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Opening New Small Restaurant – Limited Budget

Client Prospective restaurateur just came back from living, working and traveling overseas for 5 years. Operator wants to put this experience and knowledge into opening and operating his own new small restaurant – from which he hopes to grow many. The concept is an Asian street food menu with low to moderate price points using […]

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Opening a Second Location

Client Client has a successful long-time first venture. The concept and its delivery are enthusiastically received. Client wants to grow the brand and business by opening a second location. Client’s personal resources are limited – must find an investor/partner or lender. Banks are not yet ready to lend for what they consider a “start-up” without […]

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The Dollars & Sense of Owning a Restaurant – Walnut Hill College

Taught by Harris Eckstut of Eckstut Consulting Course Title: The Dollars and Sense of Owning a Restaurant When: Monday, October 26nd and November 2nd Where: The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College Contact: Stephanie Battistone – communityed@walnuthillcollege.edu Phone: 267-295-2367 Session: Fall 2015 Time: 6PM-8:30PM Fee: $95.00 Target Audience: This Two week course is geared towards […]

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The Dollars and Sense of Owning a Restaurant – The Restaurant School

Taught by Harris Eckstut of Eckstut Consulting Course Title: The Dollars and Sense of Owning a Restaurant Where: The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College Session: Fall 2014 When: Monday, October 20th and 27th Time: 6PM-8:30PM Fee: $95.00 Target Audience: This Two week course is geared towards those individuals who dream of one day owning […]

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The Dollars and Sense of Owning a Restaurant – Montgomery College

Taught by Harris Eckstut of Eckstut Consulting Course Title: The Dollars and Sense of Owning a Restaurant Where: Montgomery College Session: Fall 2014 When: Wednesday, November 12th and 19th Time: 6PM-8:30PM Fee: $95.00 Target Audience: This Two week course is geared towards those individuals who dream of one day owning and operating a restaurant – […]

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The Restaurant Cost That Seals its Fate

My Advice It’s expensive to actually live your dream of owning a restaurant.  Don’t be skimpy on your business advisers:  professional and personal.  This is usually the most important part of the investment. A Restaurant of Your Own Americans love food, and dining out is a favorite pastime.  And those who are excellent critics and […]

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Returning Home to South Street

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Harris Eckstut – harris@eckstutconsulting.comPhone – 267-474-8101 / Fax – 215-922-7774June 16, 2014 Eckstut Restaurant/Small Business ConsultingReturns Home to South Street Harris Eckstut restaurant business consultant/adviser/educator of Eckstut Restaurant Consulting announces his return to South Street rehanging his commercial broker license with long-time friends at Plumer & Associates, Inc. Starting in 1980 with […]

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Testimonial:

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College C/O Community Education Attention: Stephanie Battistone 4207 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 414 West Main Street Lansdale, PA 19446-0148 April 2, 2014 Dear Stephanie, Monday night I finished the class that Harris Eckstut teaches at your college. His class brought me to your school for the first time […]

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Harris Speaks at Philly Chef Conference

Drexel Hosts Philadelphia’s First-Ever Conference for Chefs, by Chefs Harris will join world renowned chefs and restauranteurs in a conference to discuss the issues facing the restaurant industry, food trends, products, and techniques. Click here to learn more! We hope to see your there!

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