Table for Ten - Restaurant Start-Up: What You Need to Know

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

Join us for lunch and a round table discussion as our award-winning restaurant consultant walks you through your many options for food service start-up.  He’ll explain alternatives such as buying an existing restaurant, buying into a franchise, taking over a failed location, and even operating a completely mobile location such as a food truck or “pop-up” location. You will have plenty of time to get answers to all your burning questions! 

  • How to properly research your idea
  • What things should really cost when opening
  • How long should the whole process take
  • Key items to look for when selecting your location
  • How to build your first budget

Lunch included.


Chris Tripoli, Founder, À La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.