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Cyrus Batchan

Restaurant Business Plan: Cyrus Batchan’s Path to Improvement

Before Cyrus Batchan became a bar owner and a Michelin-rated restaurateur, he was a lawyer and that’s what drew me to this conversation. How many nights have you laid awake wondering if tomorrow was the day you were going to get sued? We’ve all consulted with lawyers in the past but I wanted to see how a lawyer-turned-restaurateur would go about setting himself up for success and limiting his liability. Today we chat with Cyrus about the things to do and the things we should avoid to become a better restaurateur.

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