Daily News All News  |  Subscribe  
Restaurant and Foodservice News
RSS
News |  Newsletters  |  Articles |  Blogs | Video |  TV |  QSR News  |  Casual Dining News  |  Onsite News  |  Chef News

Tim And Nina Zagat Beg You Not To Open A Restaurant


Copyright: Gothamist

April 8, 2011


Tim and Nina Zagat, who should know a few things about the business after publishing their guides for 30 years, would like you to be aware that opening up a restaurant from scratch is, generally speaking, a terrible idea. It isn't that they don't think you are a good cook, or have a good concept, its just that, well, the restaurant business will eat you alive. So today they turned to the Journal to try and disuade potential restaurateurs. And they have some reasonable points:


Read More (opens new link to source)  |   All News



Note: The story above links to an external site and was free from registration requirements at the time it was selected. Because Foodservice.com has no control over information outside of our site, the availability and status is subject to change.




Thoughts and Comments?  Post as a member of Foodservice.com or Facebook below
Note that you must be registered to leave comments. Register or Sign in.




Top Stories
1. Emeril Lagasse: 'I have nowhere to go...other than broke', website reports
2. The McDonald's Cocaine Spoon Fiasco
3. Sysco Sells $5 Billion of Bonds to Help US Foods Purchase
4. To mock Yelp, restaurant asks customers for awful reviews
5. Americans are tired of long restaurant menus
6. Gordon Ramsay takes another dig at Jamie Oliver
7. The changing landscape of American fast food can be summed up with one word
8. See the Sign a Restaurant Owner Posted After He Had Enough of Picky Customers
9. Why Wendy's Wants To Conquer The Fast Food World With BBQ
10. A School Lunch Tray Redesign to Trick Kids Into Making Healthy Choices

Recent News
Why Wendy's Wants To Conquer The Fast Food World With BBQ
Emeril Lagasse: 'I have nowhere to go...other than broke', website reports
Cronut Creator Dominique Ansel Refuses to Get Too Comfortable
Bourdain on His Creative Process and the 'Foodie Establishment'
Top Manhattan chef reveals secret junkie past
Wolfgang Puck's Empire to Grow
Meet the Chef Who Makes "Cannibal Cuisine" Look So Delicious
Flat Year for Fast-Food Is Bad News for the Restaurant Business
Trends: Charcoal is the new black
10 Ways to Ruin Morale in Your Restaurant




More like this:

How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn

Opening a Restaurant, Taking a Leap

$75k in six hours. Is Kickstarter the Future of Restaurant Financing?

Critics Need to Stop Coddling Restaurants

My Restaurant Adventure: Why I Started Talking to Brokers

Emanuel wants to streamline inspections for Chicago restaurant start-ups

The Gyro Company Founder Discusses Start-Up's Success

Tips for Transitioning into the Restaurant Biz

What Startups can Learn From Restaurants

Restaurant Dreams Come True. Or Not.

Other Topics:

Business & Financial  (1864)

Chefs and Cooking  (1951)

Customer Service  (101)

Design  (22)

Equipment & Supplies  (27)

Food Cost Management  (64)

Food Safety  (217)

HR and Recruiting  (49)

Human Interest  (947)

Interviews  (6)

Legal  (273)

Marketing - Products  (207)

Marketing - Restaurant  (453)

Menu Development  (199)

Nutrition  (1019)

Restaurant Management  (89)

Restaurant Spotlight  (88)

Sanitation  (27)

Startup  (22)

Technology  (148)

Trends  (117)

 




Copyright © 1996-2013 Foodservice.com ®. All Rights Reserved.