Restaurant / Food Service Business

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.

35 Bar Franchise Opportunities

This guide provides an opportunity for individuals looking at bar ownership with a comprehensive bar franchise list across different budgets.

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10 Asian Food Franchise Opportunities

If you're thinking of owning a franchise in the Asian food industry, take a look at the top Asian food franchises and opportunities of 2022.

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How to Start a Ghost Kitchen

If you want to serve the foods of many different restaurants in one place, you need to find out how to start a ghost kitchen to make it happen.

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8 Types of Restaurants

If you're thinking of opening a restaurant, here are the main types of restaurants you should consider.

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20 Fast Food Franchise Opportunities

If you're thinking of starting a fast food franchise, these excellent franchise opportunities will inspire you to take the next step.

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20 Sandwich Franchises

If you're considering owning a sandwich franchise, you have many options. Check out our guide to the best sandwich franchises out there.