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Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM PDT
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SCORE San Diego                                                           550 West C Street, Suite 550                                         San Diego, CA 92101

550 W C St, San Diego, CA 92101



SCORE San Diego 

Starting A Restaurant 4-23-14

This workshop is a MUST if you are serious about owning and operating your own restaurant! 

These essential aspects of a restaurant project will be discussed:

  • Concept
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Contractors
  • Hiring
  • Training
  • Staffing
  • Motivating Employees
  • Vendors
  • Accounting
  • Cost Control and Analysis

Also, the importance of a comprehensive and effective marketing and advertising plan will be detailed, along with information regarding your interaction with regulatory agencies, including local, state, and federal government.

You'll get the help you need to make an informed, intelligent, and financially sound decision on whether restaurant ownership is right for you.  If it is . . .

This workshop provides the information you need to get started!


Sigmund Penn is a SCORE mentor who offers clients the value of his experience in the food Industry. He created and owned three restaurant chains in Houston as well as a national ice cream franchise, the Mable Slab Creamery (Cold Stone concept).

Victor Tongco has been in the restaurant industry for over 36 years, starting as a production employee at Jack-in-the-Box and eventually working in Operations, Marketing Research & Development, and as a Training Supervisor. He was also a restaurant manager for a multi-unit Burger King franchisee. In 1990, Victor became a Boll Weevil restaurant franchisee, purchasing an existing restaurant and then building two others with business partners. He is experienced in all phases of the restaurant industry, including concept, design, menu development and design, construction and design of the total restaurant project, including kitchen, dining room, décor, working with plan check, architects, contractors and government agencies.

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