Tips to Surviving the Chicago Restaurant Scene

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The restaurant business is a tough business, but Chicago restaurateur Casey Eslick has operated the successful restaurant, Bistrot Zinc for almost 16 years. That is 15 more years, than the majority of restaurants. 

So how does Bistrot Zinc maintain their success? One way is by keeping the local residents, who are consistent diners happy with different specials and dishes monthly, while keeping those staple favorites on the menu. Eslick offers up five tips for a restaurant just starting up, including that the business should have enough start-up money to survive for more than year. Read More