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Essential Guide – Opening a new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar

Essential Guide - Opening a new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar - Free Tips to help you succeed.

The number of new venues opening in Australia continues to rise. To assist owners with their due diligence, we’ve developed an Essential Guide on opening a new cafe, restaurant or bar. This starts with finding the perfect location. Finding the perfect location Finding the perfect location for a new cafe, restaurant, or bar can be fraught […]

New Cafe, Restaurant or Bar – Venue setup checklist

New Cafe, Restaurant or Bar - Venue setup checklist

Once you have secured your perfect location and have the necessary permits to operate your new business, the next step is the venue setup. This is a checklist for anyone opening a new cafe, restaurant or bar. We’re assuming you have already developed a comprehensive Business Plan and have settled on your ideal floor plan. […]

New Cafe, Restaurant or Bar – Council approval

Council approval for a new cafe, restaurant or bar

Opening a new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar is an exciting business proposition. One of the first steps in the process is usually submitting a DA for Council approval. The following is an overview of how to get Council approval for a new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar. Steps for Council approval – New Cafe, Restaurant or […]

New Cafe, Restaurant or Bar – Finding the perfect location

Take time to find the perfect location for your new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar

Finding the perfect location for a new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar can be a time consuming process. We’ve put together some considerations to help you with your journey. Population base – Sustaining a new Cafe, Restaurant or Bar As well as doing your research on foot traffic, drilling down into the demographics of the local […]

How renting hospitality equipment can help your Cash Flow

Try before you buy your hospitality equipment

Recently we’ve been helping quite a few owners of new cafes and hotels with their venue set up. One of the comments that regularly comes up is cash flow and the high cost of purchasing hospitality equipment. So we thought we’d look at the benefits of Silver Chef’s Rent-Try-Buy® option. Who is Silver Chef? Silver […]

How to Clean Beer Lines for that Perfect Beer

Clean Beer Lines and the perfect draft beer

There’s a lot more to pouring a draught beer and getting that perfect foamy top than a 45 degree tilt and a constant pour. The secret is having clean beer lines! Here are some tips on how to provide the perfect beer to your customers. Components of Clean Beer Lines Major breweries recommend four components […]

Venue Spotlight – Archie Rose Distillery

Archie Rose Distillery - Glassware by Johnson Hospitality Supplies

In this edition of Venue Spotlight we showcase Archie Rose Distillery. If you enjoy the art of craft distillation and Gin, you will enjoy the insights into Archie Rose. The beginnings of Archie Rose Distillery In 2012, co-owner Will Edwards found himself in a corporate job that was no longer fulfilling. So he went to […]

Valentine’s Day – Glassware and Plating Options

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According to the Australian Restaurant & Catering Association, Valentine’s Day is the second biggest dining day of the year. Glassware and plating options can add to that special experience that customers seek and remember. How to Enhance Customer Experience & Repeat bookings Valentine’s Day is a valuable opportunity for those in the hospitality industry. With […]

Australia Day Hospitality Supplies Checklist

For many in the hospitality and catering industry, Australia Day is one of the busiest trading days of the year. Johnson Hospitality Supplies are here to help you plan and prepare for a successful day. Food & Wine – Essential Hospitality Supplies Aussies going out to celebrate Australia Day love a beer, a glass or […]