Restaurant / Food Service


Tips, ideas, training and advice for starting, owning and operating a small restaurant business or any small food service business, including small family restaurants, food trucks, diners, cafes, coffee shops, caterers, bakeries and cottage food businesses. This also includes franchisees of chain restaurant franchises.

The articles below are aimed at helping entrepreneurs and managers make business decisions in your restaurant, food truck or similar small business. You’ll be pointed to software and other resources helpful to anyone in food related businesses.

Negotiating a Restaurant Lease

Negotiating a Restaurant Lease

You've found a great location for your restaurant, now it's time to get the best price. Here are 8 tips for negotiating a restaurant lease.