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Ten of Over 80 Videos About Starting And Growing A Restaurant

Thinking about the restaurant business?

Where do you go to eat?  

...where the food is great, the prices competitive. the service good, and often somebody knows your name. Restaurants have become our second kitchen and often our club. The trend is to eat out and it is a special event when you make dinner at home!

So, find your place to serve.

3:54 | Play Now All of us who own our own business expect to make money. In fact, the more money we make the more people we can hire and the more customers we can serve. In addition to making money, the business owners in our library are bighearted and generous. Bill Sugars loves his little town and he is part of why it is such a great place to live.

Be The Affordable Hang Out




1:53 | Play Now The owner of Mo's doesn't mind that her restaurants are referred to as "dives." She accepts it as a badge of honor.

Restaurants Are Constantly Refined and Redefined By The Free Market

Keep Dreaming

2:06 | Play Now Dreams fire our imaginations but a dream without action goes cold. Thomas was broke when he saw the location he now owns and by taking action he kept the dream alive.  Homepage...   More...

Start Your Children at the Bottom

4:13 | Play Now   The owner's daughter, Gabrielle, started at Mo's as a dishwasher when she was 12 years old.  Homepage...   More...
» Pass ownership formally
» Implement labor-saving equipment

Think - The First Shall Be Last

2:24 | Play Now Steve Karfaridis, the fourth owner, says they have built a flat organization chart. Homepage...   More...

Be the Person Your Children Want to Work For

1:47 | Play Now All of Hope LanCarte's children worked in the restaurant while they were growing up.  But, they were encouraged to pursue any type of work that fascinated them.  Her light touch won over all seven of them as you can see in this family photograph.   More...

Know Your Customers

2:41 | Play Now For Chef   Michael Gagné, there is no substitute for 100 percent homemade food and regular communications with customers he knows personally. In April 2008 Chef Gagné was named "2008 Chef of the Year" by Maine Restaurant Association.  Homepage...

Choose A Visionary Banker

1:22 | Play Now Pat Elmquest told us that they had bankers lined up to fund the expansion plans.   Homepage...     More...

Be Your Market - Become a Tribe!

1:31 | Play Now  The founders of Wahoo's love to surf, and they make food they love to eat.  They figured that plenty of surfers, skateboarders and snowboarders would want to eat what they make.   Homepage...  More...

Become a Local Icon

2:09 | Play Now Katz's has earned the reputation as local icon on 6th Street in Austin, Texas. Homepage...     More...


As you can see, there are many more videos about restaurants.