Restaurant Owners:

Few people can understand what it feels like to have a restaurant concept that isn't working or you are working too hard to make it work!. Not "consultants", marketing gurus, former chain managers and the dozens of others on the Internet that haven't been there. This site is for those of us that manage and/or own independent restaurants.

This site is dedicated to information for restaurant owners who are looking for ideas to get their restaurant out of the weeds and working better.

You will find marketing ideas, tips and things that really work, and more importantly, how to implement these tools.
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Browse through Restaurant in the Weeds. You will find dozens of restaurant articles, forms, business plan help, marketing ideas, advertising that works, ebooks, cost control ideas, recent restaurant news, tips from owners, answers to questions and recipes for success. Along the way help out other restaurateurs by emailing us any thoughts you may have.
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