Overview of Presentation Thesis Restaurant Business Business Plan Conclusion Class Activity
Thesis Opening a successful business takes time, commitment, and planning, while allowing the owner to express his or her skills and talent.
Personal Relevance This topic is relevant to me because my dad has had his own business for over 20 years. I have worked with my dad side by side and I have personally witnessed the hard work and dedication he has put into it.
Audience Relevance It is important to know what you are doing while starting your own business. Starting a business takes research and planning. Although people make mistakes, it takes skill and hard work to regain the advantage.
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Planning Decide what type of restaurant Talk to people with experience
Work & life balance
Skills In Management Problem solving, decision making, planning, communication, multi-tasking
M O T I V A T I O N
Managing People Lead Motivate Inspire Encourage
Time to know customers
Reducing Risks Have family’s support Be prepared to be tired Follow your strengths
Sanitation Standards for employees “Too many incidences of food contamination that lead to illness can be traced to workers failing to wash their hands.”
“It takes money to make money”
Types of Business Ownership Sole Proprietorship Business owned by one person or family
Partnership Business jointly owned by two or more persons
Corporation Business recognized as an individual operating as a separate entity
Franchise An independently owned business controlled by a corporation
Marketing Services and Products How are you going to advertise? Values and Aspirations
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“Always place the customer at the center of your strategies.”
Train employees to be courteous “The role of common courtesy is often overlooked.” (Rainsford 128)
Bad Customer Service
Location “Are there enough people in the area to support your business?” (Casey 35)
Naming Your Restaurant Tips Straight forward and descriptive “The name you pick should tell your markets what your restaurant is about, not baffle them.” (Sullivan 47)
Distinctive Naming “You still want to stand out from the the crowd.”
Pizzeria Business Plan Application
Goals of the business Create a friendly & pleasant atmosphere for customers Happy working environment Look/Taste of good pizza & pasta Provide the best possible value to our customers
Objectives Attract customers Reach monthly sales
Strengths Fast, free delivery Unique recipes Healthy menu options
Conclusion Overall, I learned that anyone can start their own business. I will use these ideas if I ever consider opening my own business
Class Activity Recognize a restaurant in the area What would you change about it if you owned it? Share with the class
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