FREE SEMINAR - Running a successful restaurant

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FREE SEMINAR - Running a successful restaurant

March 24th 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Check In at 5:30 p.m.
Stamford Innovation Center 175 Atlantic St. Stamford, CT, 06901

This workshop will review what’s important when starting a successful restaurant and how to keep it running successfully.


  • Positioning your restaurant: what you want to do and why
  • The financials of starting a restaurant
  • The physical planning of a restaurant
  • Permits and licenses
  • Marketing
  • Operating a successful restaurant.

Our Experts:
Mark Moeller is President of Recipe of Success, a consulting firm in restaurant development. He has owned 2 restaurants in Manhattan, a French bistro, and a crepery. He has over 30 years of diverse experience in restaurant operations. Mark is a member of the New England Culinary Group.

Steven Semaya is the owner and operator of Strada 18, a restaurant in South Norwalk. Strada 18 features Italian cuisine in a casual dining atmosphere.

Parking: Bell Street Garage and the municipal lot behind Curly’s Diner. If the Stamford Town Center is open $0.75 for four-hour parking. Enter the parking garage via Greyrock, driving west, and parking under Saks Fifth Avenue. Then,walk west to Atlantic Street; see the Stamford Innovation Center right before your eyes.