People having dinner in a modern and chik open kitchen restaurant. Part of the hip district restaurant

The 3 Essential First Steps for Opening a Restaurant

Originally published in QSR Magazine. Opening and owning a restaurant can sound like a glamorous pursuit; designing the interior space, selecting decor, choosing a logo; but true restaurateurs know that their job title is among the most stressful and the most competitive. Around 17 percent of restaurants are at risk of closing in the first year, so if you’re seriously…