How to Start Your Own Restaurant

Food is an all time pleasure and need for the people. Starting a restaurant business is surely and appetizing lie of interest.

This article contains some the important things you have to know for engaging in a restaurant business.

There are different types of cuisines and specialties you can choose from. Start your own restaurant by deciding what type of food you would like to serve. It is better if you will cook your specialties and the dishes you are familiar with. If you want to serve new type of dish like Italian, Chinese, or sea foods then enroll in a culinary subject or get a good chef. Even if you are not the one who is directly cooking its good to have enough knowledge about the kitchen. It gives you the overview of the cost of each ingredients and the price of your meal. Then determine the size of your restaurant. This will depend upon your allotted budget.

Make It Real

After deciding on what type of restaurant you want to establish. Start your business by gaining a business license that will enable you to legally operate. Since your business is in lined with health your area may require you to pass sanitary inspection and waste management. Contact the department of health to get a full coverage of their requirements. You should also get a liquor license if you are planning to serve alcoholic drinks.

In order to attract customers your business location should be in a strategic place. Look for a spot where there is good visibility and plenty of space to park. If you will be renting, then sign a lease. Then, start creating your new restaurant. Contact an architect and an interior designer after thinking about your theme. Create a checklist for all of the necessary material. By this, you can avoid needless expenditures. Then, get the best chef in town. Let them cook, judge their work and base from your judgment hire them. Now you are ready to serve your meal. You can also accept deliveries and catering services.

Promote Your Restaurant

You can advertise by using different methods, but you should decide on your logo first. This will become the symbol of your restaurant and the means by which people will recognize you. Then you can start advertising by creating banners or streamer outside your establishment with your logo and offered food specialty in it. You can also pay for banners or sign boards for pointing out where your restaurant is. Plastic bags, spoons, forks, uniform of the staff, free t-shirts and all sorts of giveaway from your restaurant should contain your seal. If you have a bigger budget you can advertise on the TV. You can also advertise online by creating your own web page and submitting it to multiple search engines.


  • seyed abdul saheen said on March 26, 2011
    hi sir /mam. sir i want 2 start restaurant business in india. i selected the place in tamilnadu ramanathapuram dist india.
  • nawas akram said on October 29, 2011
    hi sir/MAM please tell about how to start restaurant sir gives me tips which can make my business perfect
  • yusuf said on November 16, 2011
    am interested in opening a restaurant in mumbai at santacruz east. have premises abt 1000sq ft. want to open only kitchen. no liquor. could you provide licenses bmc, fire etc required. and a project report of this biz or u can guide me consultant.thanks... yusuf
  • G.D.MISHRA said on April 24, 2012
    I want to start a Restaurant of Franchise's fast food at Gurgaon & Faridabad. Kindly let me know the procedure. Thanks, G.D.Mishra 9810705997
  • jamal khader said on May 11, 2012
    My location Jordan Alfuhais I look to open American fast food like A&W restaurant but not the same name please help your Idea how I start from location to the end thank you so much
  • jaswant said on May 18, 2012
    hello, i am interesting in starting an indian cuisine restaurant. i have a very long experience in this line. i am looking for investor/joint venture who interested to open a indian restaurant at bali, indonesia. please contact
  • jaswant said on August 7, 2012
    looking for investor to open a indian restaurant at bali indonesia
  • Prashant R Warale said on September 11, 2012
    am interested in opening a restaurant in Akola at Jatharpeth. have premises abt 2000sq ft. want to open only kitchen. no liquor. could you provide licenses bmc, fire etc required. and a project report of this biz or u can guide me consultant.thanks... prashant
  • sm islam said on August 26, 2013
    I like to open halal restaurant in Philadelphia what I need first
  • prasad said on August 31, 2013
    i want to start a good tasty food restaurant (hyderabad biryani is special). i want to open in IT sector location. need some suggestions..
  • damodar said on October 25, 2013
    Dear sir/madam, I am working as a shift manager in papjohnspizza, but i am not happy with that, i am looking for to launch a small tiffin center, in hyderabad, can u please give the correct advise to start my career in business, i am waiting to advise plz plz
  • N.Subramanian said on January 9, 2014
    Hi sir /mam. sir i want to start restaurant business in india. i selected the place in tamilnadu Chennai india
  • varsha said on March 28, 2014
    @prasad and @damodar.I reside in hyderabad..I always had the aspiration to open a good restaurant ..I am 23 years old and wanted to be in hotel business.Please give me a chance to be part of your business..let me know mail is
  • Shankker kumar beginner adviser said on April 8, 2014
    @N.Subramanian, please contact me @ 7708067739. We can guide your over your business ideas as we are in to food and beverage R&D industry. Regards, V.Shankker kumar Coimbatore, TN, India. || +919901942421 || Steel Business Consultant

  • VADIVAZHAGAN said on June 4, 2014
    Hi sir/mam I have a plan to start a restaurant in tamil nadu so give me some ideas to start my restaurant...!
  • Ashish tahiliani said on October 31, 2014
    hi, Wonder if you can help me with points to write a restaurant project report or if you have a sample which I could use as a guide.
  • yuvarajan said on August 3, 2015
    Hi ,i am from Malaysia i wanted to open a restaurant in Tamilnadu, India here i have a small canteen inside a super market so i need some preference .


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