Josh Kopel | Award Winning Restaurant Consultant

Restaurant Profitability: New Masterclass Part 1 – Concept & Construction

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Chef Robert Irvine

So many of our listeners have reached out asking for actionable advice on how to build a restaurant in today’s difficult market. In response, I’ve cobbled together three industry experts to walk us through all facets of the process including best practices and mistakes to avoid.

Today’s panel includes:

  • Michael Benson, founder of Southern California Restaurant Design Group, a company specializing in back of house design, equipment, and installation.
  • Mike Hatch, principal at Hatch Design Group, a company specializing in restaurant design and branding.
  • Will Knox, founder of the Knox Company, specializing in restaurant real estate and concept development.

In part one of our conversation we’re tackling restaurant concept creation, choosing the right location, and beginning your buildout on the right foot.

That’s Michael, Mike, and Will. For more information on these gentlemen and their businesses, please check out the links in the show notes.

SoCal Restaurant Design Group

Hatch Design Group

The Knox Company


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