Napa Sonoma SBDCSanta Rosa and Napa, California

CANCELLED-NAPA: Writing a Business Plan for Your Restaurant Project #70794

CANCELLED-NAPA: Writing a Business Plan for Your Restaurant Project #70794

Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Course Code #70794
All successful restaurateurs start with a well-developed business plan that will be requested by any financial institution, investors and most landlords.  In the first half of the seminar, Instructor and Restaurant Specialist Louise Dawson will review the steps and organizational techniques needed to write a compelling plan for a restaurant that includes: 

  • Executive Summary
  • Articulating the core concept
  • The importance of location
  • Sample menus
  • History of owners
  • Understanding the target customer through demographics and presenting a strong marketing plan by defining the business’ positioning and niche through competitive analysis

The instructor will then give an overview on how to put together the financials that accompany the written business plan.   This includes the basics on how to project revenue and how to create a chart of accounts, balance sheet and cash flow analysis. There will be plenty of time for Q & A.  This is a must-take class for any budding restaurateur. Training Fee: $45


Napa Valley College
2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy Bldg 3300 Conf Rm

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