From business plan to recipes, this book will give you all the information and advice you will need to help you set up and run a coffee shop and lunch bar. In it you will find the expert advice, first hand experience, and practical information to make your new business a success. - Choosing the right location - Creating a useful image and choosing an appropriate name - Planning an attractive menu - Employing and training the right staff - Finding and dealing with helpful suppliers - Keeping to the required health & safety regulations - And more - including popular recipes from the author's own coffee shop
As a social worker, author Heather Lyon worked with children and families for several years before deciding on a career change. Having always wanted to own and run her own coffee shop, she opened for business in 2001. She now has a thriving business with 120 seats and always a queue of customers waiting to fill them.