3 Most Common Mistakes When Opening a Restaurant

Whether opening a restaurant was your childhood dream or a big career switch, your first restaurant is a massive undertaking – one that takes preparation, planning, and hard work.

It also requires a lot of learning along the way. And the great thing is the restaurant industry is full of people who have been exactly where you are, giving you the chance to learn from the successes and mistakes of those before you.

When you know what the common mistakes when opening a restaurant are, you also know what to avoid – and how to avoid it.

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by Katie McCann

Katie is a former Content Marketing Specialist at TouchBistro where she writes about food and restaurant experiences. She doesn’t shy away from the finer things in life, but no matter how much success she continues to acquire, she stays true to her roots and still considers imitation crab as gourmet. If she isn’t writing, you can find her on a patio with friends and a pitcher of white wine sangria.