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Alison Arth

Alison Arth is a hospitality consulting professional who partners with businesses to build long-term success through establishing culture, cohesive brand identity, team training, and internal systems. To date, she has been involved in 13 restaurant openings. Learn more at www.saltandroe.com.
Posts by Alison Arth
How to design a successful new restaurant

How to design a successful new restaurant

Check out the need-to-knows on structuring, developing, and opening a new restaurant
How to choose a business structure for a new restaurant

How to choose a business structure for a new restaurant

Discover the most common restaurant business structures, how much funding is needed, and how to succeed in opening a restaurant
How to order and purchase for a new restaurant

How to order and purchase for a new restaurant

Check out key considerations to help you make smart buys before and after your restaurant opens.
How to negotiate your restaurant lease (and the partners you need)

How to negotiate your restaurant lease (and the partners you need)

Learn tips to to understand the fine print of the lease before you sign on the dotted line.
How to raise funds for your restaurant

How to raise funds for your restaurant

Get an overview on how to approach pitch meetings, site visits, and friends and family investments.
How to train your staff for opening night

How to train your staff for opening night

Opening night training is critical for restaurants when they are first welcoming guests. Make sure your staff is ready with these expert tips.
How to build buzz for a restaurant opening

How to build buzz for a restaurant opening

When it comes to your restaurant opening, it's important to build excitement in the community through PR, social media, and events. Try these 8 tips.
The 3 best preview events for opening a restaurant

The 3 best preview events for opening a restaurant

Which restaurant preview events are right for your community and concept? A hospitality expert explains how to pull them off.
How to open a restaurant: Choosing a perfect location

How to open a restaurant: Choosing a perfect location

Learn how to choose the best location for your restaurant with these tips from hospitality consultant Alison Arth.