Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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SCORE Conference Room 
1150 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Joni Garza, SCORE Administrator 
Fort Worth - Chapter 120 

Restaurant Boot Camp: How to Get Started and Be Successful

To run a successful restaurant you must know how to manage your employees and expenses, as well as which licenses you may need. This course will help you understand all of the basic requirements to get your business up and running.

Total course hours: 1 session for 4 hours.

You will learn about:

  • How to avoid large fines by knowing the laws regarding minimum wage, overtime vs. shift pay, uniforms, worker’s compensation, discrimination, health and sanitation, and other common issues

  • How to manage your employees more efficiently and effectively

  • What to know to apply for right licenses and permits correctly

  • How to use a new online license information system, Business Express

  • Locating and Finding the best locations

  • Managing Social Media: Yelp, Google,, etc.

  • What Makes A Successful Restaurant and What Customer Looking for by Bud Kennedy Food Guru and Columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  • How to arrange your financing and learn about SBA services.


    Guest Speakers include:                                                                Natalie Despiau  Social Media Guru
    Kim Boyton - Loan Officer with LiftFund
    Rick Hoying - Marketing and Site Development Expert From Pizza Hut
    Bud Kennedy - Food Guru and Columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    Greg Kalina - Successful Restauranteur and International Speaker 



Greg Kalina speaks from experience not from theory. He has owned or operated food trucks, trailers and push carts. He has owned and worked for large corporations opening and operating restaurants ,bakeries and the new phenomenon Pop Up restaurants.Greg has recently returned from his fourth trip to Europe in two years teaching and sharing his business techniques. . He is current in food service operations, fads and trends.

 Greg will teach you the one most important things HOW TO MAKE MONEY..

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Note: No refunds will be processed as they can be applied to future workshops.
SCORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000 volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.