More than 100 new restaurants open *every day* and the truth is, most of them don't make it. This is a fully-updated edition of the classic guide to opening a small restaurant successfully, be it a bistro, diner, inn, cafe, or something fancier. Expert Daniel Miller offers a wealth of information to help would-be restaurateurs decide if the life of a small-business owner is right for them, and if so, how to proceed to get a restaurant up and running. From finding the location to creating a business and finance plan, to hiring and training staff, purchasing equipment, setting up computer programs, developing a menu, and a whole lot more, this is everything you need to know. If you are a burgeoning entrepreneur, or even if you just want to "dream the dream", this practical and engaging book will lead you on your way.