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start a restaurant

Embark on the journey of restaurant entrepreneurship! Explore the path of conceptualizing, planning, and launching your very own culinary haven.

Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

How to Price a Menu to Improve Profitability for Your Restaurant

Elevate your restaurant's success! Learn how to set profitable menu prices with smart strategies that could increase your bottom line.

April 3, 2024
Austin Student Life 8 min read

Food Trucks in Austin: The Story of How Mobile Cuisine Took Over the Capital

Explore the evolution of food trucks in Austin, Texas, from humble beginnings to a cultural phenomenon.

March 26, 2024
Success Stories 9 min read

Everyone’s Favorite Cookie Guy: Wes Duckworth’s Story from Escoffier to Entrepreneur

Dive into Wes Duckworth's journey, where resilience, innovation, and a profound love for cookies converge.

March 18, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

How to Transition Your Food Truck to a Restaurant

Looking to grow your food truck business? Opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant could be your next move! Discover key points to consider as you develop your plan.

January 5, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 17 min read

How to Start a Food Truck

A detailed overview of how to start a food truck, from the business plan to the truck purchase to marketing. Plus resources for further reading.

December 31, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How to Create a Great Restaurant Menu

Learn how to create a restaurant menu that fits your establishment’s cuisine and style in order to help attract your ideal customers.

December 14, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

Kitchen Incubators: What They Are & Why You Might Use One

Kitchen incubators can be a way for small food businesses to access commercial kitchen equipment and business advice in one location.

October 19, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How to Calculate Food Cost Percentage

Learn how to calculate food cost percentage, and find out how this vital performance indicator can help contribute to the success of your business.

October 18, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How to Negotiate with Food Vendors

Explore how to negotiate with vendors, including researching your options, using your leverage, and requesting terms that can benefit your business.

October 6, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How to Improve the Ambiance of Your Restaurant

The elements of ambiance seem simple, but combining them can be tricky. Get some inspiration and guidance in improving your restaurant’s ambiance.

September 6, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

What Makes a Restaurant Successful?

What makes restaurants successful? Explore elements of a top-performing restaurant, as well as some industry terms and marketing tidbits.

September 5, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 17 min read

How to Open a Coffee Shop: A Step-By-Step Guide

Wondering how to start your own coffee shop? Find out what you need to know in our step-by-step guide.

August 25, 2023
Hospitality Careers 21 min read

Restaurant Management 101: An Essential Guide

Explore our complete guide to restaurant management, including key responsibilities, strategies for success, and advice on how to become a restaurant manager.

August 21, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How to Start a Bakery Business from Home

Being a baker doesn’t mean you can’t work from home. Cottage food laws allow bakers to start their own businesses right from their own kitchens! Here’s how.

August 16, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

5 Skills Every Food Entrepreneur Should Have

Explore the skills of an entrepreneur that could be essential to your success, and how you can hone them.

March 29, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

8 Career Paths If You Want to Be a Food Entrepreneur

If you’re interested in merging business with the culinary world, consider these 8 careers for food entrepreneurs.

March 20, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Home-Based Catering Business

Here are the key steps to follow to start a home-based catering business.

March 3, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

How to Promote Your Catering Business

Learning how to promote your catering business may help you reach more customers and expand your operations.

February 27, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How to Start a Food Business from Home

Ready to discover how to start a food business from home? Here’s a step-by-step guide and some ideas to get started.

February 17, 2023
Baking & Pastry Arts 8 min read

How to Open a Bakery: 6 Steps to Success

Ready to explore how to open a bakery? Consider these easy steps including location, capital, permits, and more.

February 13, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

How to Start a Restaurant: A Step-By-Step Guide

Wondering how to start a restaurant? Find out what you need to know in our step-by-step guide.

February 8, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

Restaurant Marketing 101: An Essential Guide

Find strategies to attract new customers and potentially increase revenue in this Restaurant Marketing 101 Guide.

February 6, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

How Much Can It Cost to Start a Restaurant?

If you’re interested in food entrepreneurship, you may be wondering: how much does it cost to start a restaurant? Here are some costs you can expect.

January 25, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

What Licenses and Permits Do You Need to Start a Restaurant?

Every restaurant owner must obtain the proper licenses and permits for a restaurant. Learn more about necessary documents as well as how to obtain them.

January 20, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 9 min read

How Much Money Can Restaurants Make?

How much money can restaurants make? Find out average revenue for various types of restaurants and how capacity, location, and menu make an impact.

January 16, 2023
Baking & Pastry Arts 11 min read

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Bakery?

The cost to open a bakery may include leasing a space, permits, renovations, equipment purchases, inventory, and more. Plan your bakery with cost estimates.

January 13, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 9 min read

How to Write a Restaurant Business Plan

An overview of how to write a restaurant business plan for foodservice entrepreneurs, from concept and menu planning to kitchen design and marketing.

January 4, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

Food Truck Marketing: A How-To Guide

Use this food truck marketing guide to build a presence for your business, both online and in a physical space. Tips for a website, social media, and more.

December 27, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

What Licenses & Permits Are Needed to Start a Food Truck?

Starting a food truck? This overview on licenses you may need can help you map out the permitting process and account for the costs in your business plan.

December 23, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

How Many Employees Does It Take to Run a Restaurant?

Discover the perfect team size for your restaurant's success! Learn how factors like cuisine, size, and service hours shape the ideal staffing strategy for a thriving restaurant business.

December 21, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

How to Buy a Food Truck

Insider tips for marketplaces and funding sources to help you buy a food truck. Consider new vs. used, buying vs. renting, and how you can pay for it.

December 20, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

How to Choose the Best Location for Your Food Truck

How to choose a location for your food truck? Start by finding the friendliest food truck cities, and sites with parking or plenty of foot traffic.

December 16, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How Much Money Can Food Trucks Make?

Find out how much money the average food truck makes in a year. How much of that could the food truck owner keep, and how much should they save?

December 13, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 6 min read

The 5 Best Food Truck POS Systems

A food truck POS system can help you manage sales, inventory, marketing, and more. Here are the top five systems you should consider for your food truck

December 9, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

How Much Can a Food Truck Cost?

Find out how much it could cost to buy and equip a food truck. Plus costs for licensing and permitting, parking and prep space rentals, and more.

December 8, 2022
Value of Culinary Education 11 min read

How to Train Your Restaurant Employees

The Work and Learn program by Auguste Escoffier Global Solutions can help restaurants educate employees with online degrees and diplomas or custom training programs.

November 30, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How GLEAM & Escoffier’s Mentorship Program Can Guide Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Escoffier has teamed up with the GLEAM network to offer mentorship opportunities to student and alumni entrepreneurs. Check out these success stories!

August 1, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

The Pros and Cons of Becoming an Uber Eats Restaurant Partner

If you want to offer food delivery, consider working with a delivery company. Here are some of the pros and cons of becoming an Uber Eats restaurant partner.

July 8, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

Ghost Kitchens & Ghost Restaurants: What Are They and How Do You Start One?

Everything you need to know about ghost kitchens and ghost restaurants: an alternative restaurant model with lower startup and operating costs.

July 7, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

4 Keys to Running a Cottage Industry Bakery

Do you want to start a bakery business from home? Before you begin, consider these four tips to running a cottage industry bakery.

July 6, 2022
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