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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Seven Award Winning Businesses in 2012

Eckstut Consulting clients are included in Craig LeBan’s (food critic of the Philadelphia Inquirer) Best New Philadelphia Restaurant 2012. Seven clients win Best of Philly 2012: The Pop Shop – Best Milk Shakes Circles – Best Thai Le Virtu – Best Pasta Rotisseur – Quick Lunch Han Dynasty – Best Chinese Pitruco – Best Food Truck […]

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South Street/Headhouse

Business Improvement District PROBLEMS Long – time urban Main street in downward cycle. Security/safety issues – need for more cooperation with police, local government. Affluent neighbors issues with businesses and clientele. Sanitary conditions. Local government abuse of merchants. SOLUTIONS Residential community leaders and some merchants ask Harris to take a leadership roll in trying to […]

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The Dollars & Sense of Owning a Restaurant

by HARRIS ECKSTUT Tuesdays, February 19 and 26, 2013 TIME: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – FEE: $95 LOCATION: THE RESTAURANT SCHOOL AT WALNUT HILL COLLEGE 4207 WALNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104 “The Dollars and Sense of Owning a Restaurant” is for those individuals who dream of one day becoming a restaurateur, as well as […]

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