Josh Kopel | Award Winning Restaurant Consultant

Restaurant Profitability: New Masterclass Part 2 – Opening & Exit

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Chef Robert Irvine

Today’s episode is a continuation of our last episode, delving into actionable advice on how to build a restaurant in today’s difficult market. We pick up where we left off which Michael Benson, Mike Hatch, and Will Knox discussing how to open a restaurant successfully, how to maintain the investment, and, when the time comes, how to maximize the value we get when selling it.

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.

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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