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Restaurant Startup Checklist
Restaurant Startup Checklist

Restaurant Startup Checklist

Starting a restaurant means dealing with a myriad of details and activities. Missing a critical step or activity can mean delays, cost overruns or worse.

The Restaurant Startup Checklist contains over 300 of the most common activities, steps and decision point that begin 12 months out through opening day. It is organized as a timeline or countdown to opening day.

This checklist and worksheet will help you to better identify, plan, and organize the many details and activities that take place during the planning and development of any restaurant.

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Startup & opening activities are organized into the following categories:

  • concept development
  • financing & legal
  • administration & accounting
  • equipment
  • design & construction
  • site selection & planning
  • food & beverage
  • marketing
  • operations
The Restaurant Startup Checklist comes in a MS Excel file format. You must have MS Excel to use this worksheet.

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