So, You Want To Open A Restaurant

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 2302 Fannin
Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

Have you always dreamed of opening a restaurant but not sure how to make it all happen?  Make plans now to attend this information packed session where you will walk away with an action plan on how to build your own unique concept from the ground up!  

Discover from an industry expert how to:

  • Conduct market research
  • Develop your concept…and create points of distinction
  • Build your restaurant business plan
  • Find the right location
  • How to raise needed capital
  • Properly plan your marketing and promotions
  • Manage the opening process

Lunch included.


Chris Tripoli, FCSI, Hospitality Specialist

Please Note:

The Houston Center SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class if sufficient enrollment is not met.  

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.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC at (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.

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