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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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Opening a New Fine Dining Restaurant

PROBLEM: Very talented young Chef with exceptional experience looking, with his wife who has not been in the restaurant business, to open his first restaurant with the financial support of his family. SOLUTION: We began with a training session for the entire family on the owning and operating a restaurant. Once the family had confidence […]

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Troubled recently opened family restaurant

PROBLEM Recently opened business (6 months) with an excellent marketing campaign and a very, very good new concept is doing significant business, but can’t pay its bills to the point that the owners keep sinking more and more of their limited personal funds into the business. SOLUTION Analysis of the business as it was operating. […]

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