Ask a café, restaurant or bar owner what their biggest issues are, and they will almost certainly tell you one or more of the following…
There are many ways to address these issues. For example, you could…
These systems and practices are found in all successful food and drink operations.
However, in an important sense they are surface level fixes that DO NOT ACTUALLY ADDRESS the root cause of the issues.
Operating cafes, bars and restaurants can be both fun and rewarding... when you know what you're going to be dealing with. If the business is fairly predictable you can avoid constantly fighting fires and operating in crisis mode. You can take a long term view and plan effectively. Your team can focus fully on delivering an excellent experience for customers, rather than worrying about what might go wrong this shift.
So, how to make the business predictable?
Focus on the following 5 areas:
Building predictability into your cafe, bar or restaurant is the single best thing you could do to make it more manageable.
If you are considering a venture and want to explore how best to make it immediately successful, profitable and give you the lifestyle you want then get in touch to book a free 90 minute strategy session.
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