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After 21 months of pandemic-induced uncertainty within the restaurant industry, why should entrepreneurs consider investing in and opening a restaurant franchise?
Take it from Berkshire Hathaway CEO and multi-billionaire Warren Buffet, who advises investors, “If you think being an entrepreneur is risky, try working for someone else for 40 years and living off social security. Many people will panic to find a charger before their phone dies but won’t panic to find a plan before their dream dies.” Success lies in the ability to be very patient but to act aggressively when the time comes.
I have seen three specific restaurant concepts not only survive, but thrive, during the pandemic. They saw the forest through the trees, realizing that many trends born out of necessity during the pandemic — like streamlined delivery and contactless pickup — are here to stay. The owners of all three…