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12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

If you want to start a restaurant, there’s no better time. How can you make your new restaurant stand out from the crowd? Follow these 12 steps. Read more

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10 Restaurant Trends You Need to Know About

Want your restaurant to keep ringing up sales? Here are 10 restaurant trends you should be aware of. Read more

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Checklist: Licenses and Permits for a Restaurant

New businesses need to get licenses and permits, and those that sell food need more than most. This checklist explains what you’ll need to open a restaurant. Read more

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SCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create Small Business Recovery Resource Hub

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May 13, 2021

SCORE partner NEI (the New Economy Initiative) has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources, such as links to grant and loan applications, best practices, and trusted information, under one platform.

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Mentor Q&A: 4X4 with David Broner

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January 16, 2021

David Broner is a volunteer mentor with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE. A retired second-generation business owner, David is a longtime, and very active, mentor with SCORE. Here are four questions and four answers (4x4) with one of our longest-serving mentors...

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Small Business Resources for COVID-19 Relief

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March 27, 2020
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Restaurant Rebounds, with Nick Ritts of Ritts Hospitality

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May 20, 2021

Marc and Tom are joined by Nick Ritts, CEO of Ritts Hospitality, to discuss the current state of the food service industry and how to prepare for success through the upcoming months.

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Questions About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund? We Have Answers!

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May 14, 2021

Tom, Armando and Marc are joined by Jim Pippers, Lead Economic Development Officer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, to discuss details of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF).

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Recommended Reading List for Startups (Updated)

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July 1, 2020

If you own a business or are considering starting a business of your own, the learning never ends. Here are my recommendations for must-reads. Whether you own a business, lead a business or plan to start a business, these are, in my view, the essentials:

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Tips for Restaurant Owners and Operators During Coronavirus

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May 11, 2020

The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has had devastating effects on the entire restaurant and hospitality industry, with small businesses taking an even harder hit. As I’ve navigated the uncharted territory recently for my own business and advised SCORE Detroit clients, I’ve compiled the best tactics for managing a restaurant amid COVID-19.

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SCORE of Southeast Michigan Celebrates National Volunteer Month

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April 7, 2020

SCORE of Southeast Michigan celebrates April as National Volunteer Month, with a tribute and thanks to our current certified volunteer mentors and a call for new mentor applications.

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Mentor Q&A: 4x4 with Nilda Thomas

Article Language: English
March 23, 2020

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