How it works?

How much does it cost to open a restaurant? There are lots of startup costs to consider, which makes it very difficult to find out. This is why we created this free restaurant startup costs calculator tool, to help you understand all the costs you’ll need to consider to create your restaurant business. We take you through a couple of steps to gather information about your restaurant business.

Steps

1

Restaurent Type

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  • Fast food
  • Casual dining restaurants
  • Fast casual restaurants
  • Contemporary casual restaurants
  • Cafes, Pizzerias,
  • pop-up restaurants
  • Ghost kitchens
2

Serving Type

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  • Dine in
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
3

Restaurent size

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  • Big space
  • Small
  • Medium Size
4

Restaurant location

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  • New
  • Existing location
5

Commercial space

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  • Security Desposit/Down payment
  • Lease or Mortgage payments
  • Utility deposit
6

Renovation and Decor

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  • Architect & Engineering
  • Remodeling/Building Improvements
  • Furniture & Fixtures
  • Interior Signage
  • Outdoor Signage
  • Landing scaping
  • Patio construction & Furniture
7

Kitchen Supplies and Equipment

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  • kitchen Equipments (oven, stoves, fridges, freezers, dishwasher)
  • Kitchen smallwares (pots, pans, cutting boards, pasta cooker, strainers, ladles)
  • Workspaces: (Counters, prep tables, steam tables, cold food tables)
  • Bar equipment: (Mixers, cocktail shakers, ice cube machines)
  • Service equipment: (Serving trays, plates, tablecloths, utensils, glassaware)
  • Security system
  • Video & Music/AV system
  • Phone system
  • Office Equipment & Supplies
8

Technology and software

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  • POS Hardware
  • POS Software
  • Payroll & Team management
  • Online Ordering Software ®
  • Receipt Printer
  • Cash drawer
9

Licenses and permits

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  • Business Registration and Licensing
  • Permits and licenses
10

Marketing

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  • Graphic & Brand Improvements
  • Create a website
  • Manager Social media presence
  • Advertising
  • PR
  • Traditional Marketing: radio or TV
11

Insurance

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  • Business property insurance
  • Liability insurance
  • Workers' compensation insurance
12

Cost of labour

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  • Staff Hiring & Training
  • Staff Salary
13

Opening Inventory

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  • Food
  • Drinks
14

Hidden fees

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  • Hidden Cost