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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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eGuide

The Action Plan for Restaurants

Article Language: English

The Action Plan for Restaurants provided step-by-step instructions on how to save your restaurant from the coronavirus. Read more

Article

Rules and Regulations for Restaurants and Bars

Article Language: English

Most businesses need certain state/federal licenses, but when you’re serving food and drink, the stakes are much higher because consumer health is involved. Read more

Checklist

Checklist: Licenses and Permits for a Restaurant

Article Language: English

New businesses need to get licenses and permits, and those that sell food need more than most. This checklist explains what you’ll need to open a restaurant. Read more

Article

Building a Brand for Your Bar or Restaurant

Article Language: English

To develop your brand, begin by considering your what makes your bar or restaurant different from the competition. Read more

eGuide

12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

Article Language: English

If you want to start a restaurant, there’s no better time. How can you make your new restaurant stand out from the crowd? Follow these 12 steps. Read more

Blog

This Small Business Owner Found Her Sweet Spot

Article Language: English
June 20, 2019,

Monica Mitidieri sought a SCORE mentor to help her tackle self-doubt and get to the next level in growing her cookie business.

Blog

4 Licenses and Permits Food Trucks Need to Operate

Article Language: English
June 18, 2019,

If you decide to operate a food truck, you’ll need several licenses and permits, including a health permit and parking permit.

Blog

What to Know Before You Buy a Restaurant

Article Language: English
January 26, 2019,

Past success may be a broad indication of future prosperity, but a more detailed evaluation of an existing restaurant is essential before purchasing it.

Recorded Webinar

5 Tips to Make Your Restaurant's Social Media Appetizing

Event Language: English
February 20, 2018, 1:00pm EST

Learn how to post the best food photos on Instagram, ways to request testimonials, what to tweet and other social media tips for restaurants. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

The Hidden Benefits of Going Green

Event Language: English
August 31, 2017, 1:00pm EDT

Learn tips for retailers who want to advance their sustainability efforts and how to appeal to increasingly socially and environmentally conscious customers. Read more

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Article

Finding Suppliers for Your Bar or Restaurant

Article Language: English

Download this article for great tips on finding suppliers for your bar or restaurant! Read more