SCORE Small Business Growth Series


Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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New York Life
801 North Brand Blvd
Suit 350 (3rd Floor)
Glendale, CA 91203

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There is a parking structure adjacent to the New York Life building on Monterey Road - $5 per hour.

Alternate parking lot located on Arden Ave (east of Central Ave) - flat rate of $5 all day.

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Register and pay online to reserve your seat - $25


Narges Sandoval
SCORE Los Angeles

Restaurant Start-Up Essentials

Have you finally decided to pursue your dream of opening a restaurant but wonder about the challenges you might face?   Or are you a new restaurateur, familiar with the early struggles, but want to become more knowledgeable about expanding your operation?

Restaurant Start-Up Essentials is a workshop that offers advice geared to both types of entrepreneur. It discusses the critical path to opening a successful restaurant, as well as identifies those industry-specific challenges unique to restaurant operations. Attendees will walk away with a playbook for making their restaurants profitable ventures.

What You Will Learn

  • How to define your restaurant’s concept
  • The basics of restaurant finances and numerical benchmarks
  • What are the realistic capital requirements of your venture
  • A one-year countdown and checklist to get you to your official opening
  • Valuable resources and tools to use for more information

"Gave very good tips and resources. Outstanding."  -  Phyllis A.

Instructor: Greg McNally

Greg McNally is the CEO of Food Power Inc., a business advisory firm to restaurant operators, property owners and investors in southern California. Greg has over 20 years of experience owning and operating multiple restaurants independently and with partners, as well as working for publicly-traded national chains, and 10 years as an advisor and consultant.

Food Power specializes is solving complex restaurant problems for clients. Areas of focus include increasing profitability, developing operational excellence, assessing investment value and market opportunity, team and culture development, turnarounds, and expansion planning. Typical clients include national, publicly-traded brands, single-location owner operators, large property owners, regional chains, and investors.

Food Power helps you make the best decisions about your restaurant opportunity with over 30 years of experience, a broad and deep network, and a long list of tools.