This title consists of book & CD-ROM. This manual will arm you with everything you need including sample business forms, leases, and contracts; worksheets and checklists for planning, opening, and running day-to-day operations; sample menus; coffee drink recipes; inventory lists; plans and layouts; and dozens of other valuable, time-saving tools of the trade that no coffee entrepreneur should be without. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through finding a location that will bring success, learn how to draw up a winning business plan, how to buy and (sell) a coffee shop, basic cost control systems, profitable menu planning, sample floor plans and diagrams, successful kitchen management, equipment layout and planning, food safety and HACCP, successful beverage management, legal concerns, sales and marketing techniques, pricing formulas, learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, and, learn how to hire and keep a qualified professional staff.
It also leads you through brand new IRS tip reporting requirements, managing and training employees, generate high profile public relations and publicity, learn low cost internal marketing ideas, low and no cost ways to satisfy customers and build sales, learn how to keep bringing customers back, accounting and book-keeping procedures, auditing, successful budgeting and profit planning development, as well as thousands of great tips and useful guidelines. The Companion CD-ROM contains all the forms in the book as well as a sample business plan you can adapt for your own use.
Table of Contents
Successful Pre-Opening Activities; Organising Pre-Opening Activities; The Basics of Buying a Coffee, Espresso and Tea Shop; How to Invest in a Franchise; Basic Cost Control for Beverage and Food Service Operations - An Overview; Choosing the Best Equipment, Coffees, Teas and Food Products; Profitable Menu Planning - For Maximum Results; Inventory Control - For Maximum Profits; Successful Management of Operation Costs and Supplies; The Essentials of Beverage and Food Safety, HACCP and Sanitation Practices; Computers and your Beverage and Food Service operation; Successful Employee Recruitment; Successful Employee Motivation and Training; Successful Labour Cost Control; Internal Marketing: How to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your Establishment; Internal Book-keeping: Accounting for Sales and Costs; Successful Budgeting and Profit Planning - For Maximum Results.