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Cooking Up Business

Is starting a restaurant your entrepreneurial dream?

This story appears in the April 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

These days, consumers are opting to dine out rather than cook athome. The is great for -service businesses. So, where doyou start?

Well, restaurateurs agree that you should get a job in the typeof establishment you want to open. Learn what goes on behind thescenes and what it's like to do the work before you invest yourlife savings in your own .

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