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RESTAURANT PROGRAM ~ Essential Financial Skills for the Restaurateur

RESTAURANT PROGRAM ~ Essential Financial Skills for the Restaurateur

Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm
No fee

This Webinar is designed to provide beginning and experienced restaurateurs the essential knowledge needed to better understand and manage their financials. The 60-minute webinar will focus on practical aspects of understanding and using the three most important financial reports in any business - income statement, balance sheet and cash flow. The Webinar will also cover key information needed to forecast future revenues, expenses and cash flow. 

Presenter: Paul Bozzo, SBDC Regional Advisor. Paul is an expert on financial analysis and has helped hundreds of businesses over the past 10-years develop simple and practical techniques to better understand their financials.

Topics covered will be:

- Understanding the 'Big 3' financial statements and key terms

- How to use historical financial information to forecast future revenues and profits

- Industry benchmarks for key ratios like gross profit margin, net income, etc. 

- Understanding food costing and how to improve profit margins

- Learn proven strategies to maximize cash flow

- Interactive Q+A for individual questions


Louise Dawson


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