TOP TIPS FROM A RESTAURANT LAWYER

Is Restaurant Expansion Right for You?

Is Restaurant Expansion Right for You?

As an owner of multiple restaurants, I am often asked by restaurateurs if they should expand on their units and when to do so. This is such an interesting question because the answer lies not only in an empirical evaluation of the logistics of the business but, of...

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5 Rules for Entering into a Commercial Lease

5 Rules for Entering into a Commercial Lease

Truth be told, a novel could probably be written on this subject alone, and not a flimsy little book but a hefty, borderline encyclopedia-sized one! Since we don’t have that kind of time together let’s start with 5 Rules that are going to be invaluable to the success...

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5 Must-Have Items for Business Trips

5 Must-Have Items for Business Trips

With over 100,000 miles clocked in 2015 and this year already gearing up to be more of the same, I am continually asked for travel tips and advice. Those that know me also know that meticulous planning is not one of my strongest suits. I can, however, share 5...

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6 Tips for Raising Capital

6 Tips for Raising Capital

Over the years, I have been involved in raising capital for ventures ranging from restaurants, bars, jewelry, real estate, mobile applications and nutritional products. As a lawyer and entrepreneur, one of the most common questions I’m asked is how one should go about...

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Are you hellbent on opening a restaurant?

Are you hellbent on opening a restaurant?

Are you hell-bent on opening a restaurant and there’s nothing I or anyone else for that matter can do to talk you out of it? If that’s the case, just know that I was in your shoes ten years ago and it would be very beneficial to take a few moments to read this! More...

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