Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Business > HardcoreUnemployable.com

HardcoreUnemployable.com This is a forum to discuss issues on life and the pursuit of happiness. It's also a support group for those who need to be their own boss and canít work for anyone else. Learn the skills to be an entrepreneur and start your business. You can read more on these topics at my blog HardcoreUnemployable.com

Movie / Restaurant combination


HardcoreUnemployable.com

This is a forum to discuss issues on life and the pursuit of happiness. It's also a support group for those who need to be their own boss and canít work for anyone else. Learn the skills to be an entrepreneur and start your business. You can read more on these topics at my blog HardcoreUnemployable.com
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-19-2008, 03:16 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,037
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default Movie / Restaurant combination

Have you ever seen a movie theater where it is also a restaurant? It's a pretty neat concept. Here is a picture to show you what I mean.

I was contacted by an entrepreneur who had visited one of these facilities and thought it would be great to have one in his area however the startup costs on such a business must be pretty high.

One of the things I suggested was to get in touch with a local theater. See if you could some how work out a deal with them where you use one of their theaters and you set up maybe folding tables every other row. Then hook yourself up with a local caterer and come up with a few items for your menu. Keep the list small at first and see what works best.

Each person could take their food in with them as they walk through a buffet line on a tray at first and then they could place their food on the table in front of them when they are not eating.

Or you could have a staff handle these things and get drinks.

Then maybe for a few thousand dollars, you can test this experiment out and see how it works. If you like what you see, try expanding it to more theaters and then maybe create one of these buildings yourself.

You could name the foods to keep with the theme of the movie. Such as an Indy Burger for the Indiana Jones Movie. Etc. Contact the local paper and tell them about this new business concept you are experimenting with.

I bet you would get some interesting word of mouth for it's uniqueness.

Check this article out for more information.

Do you have any thoughts on this?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg movie_restaurant.jpg (103.5 KB, 9 views)
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Restaurant place mat advertising Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 34 07-27-2009 09:34 PM
Restaurant Business - Advice from Paula Deen Steve HardcoreUnemployable.com 0 12-13-2008 08:12 PM
Inside a restaurant business video Steve General Business Discussions 0 01-22-2007 05:31 AM
Cars the movie Steve GopherHaul Lawn Care Business Show, Video, Book & Podcast Discussions. 0 06-11-2006 05:24 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
Today 07:16 AM
by Chilehead
6 174
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
Yesterday 09:05 PM
by Stephen Alberts
10 1,870
Facebook advertising
Just for Cuts
12-13-2015 07:49 AM
Yesterday 08:59 PM
by Stephen Alberts
14 13,029
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by mowandblow1980
18 2,084
Landscaper taking on odd...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 06:57 PM
Yesterday 10:27 AM
by Steve
6 389
Breaking into commercial...
SGL1
08-19-2016 07:02 AM
Yesterday 10:12 AM
by mowandblow1980
7 192
Snow Plow
acrajchel
08-17-2016 10:21 AM
08-22-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
5 176
Quarter Acre Woodland...
ew411
08-16-2016 06:50 AM
08-18-2016 12:25 PM
by Steve
4 170
Bidding Bushhogging
acrajchel
08-15-2016 11:52 AM
08-17-2016 05:32 PM
by acrajchel
4 164
Hello From the Florida...
KevinShuman
08-15-2016 08:57 PM
08-16-2016 01:52 PM
by SC93
2 157
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
08-16-2016 12:42 AM
by SC93
5 444
A quick Intro
BLE
08-14-2016 05:17 PM
08-15-2016 10:54 AM
by acrajchel
2 158
New Customer - Gettting...
acrajchel
08-05-2016 05:00 PM
08-15-2016 10:52 AM
by acrajchel
4 420
helping out a friend set...
Doug D
08-13-2016 11:33 AM
08-15-2016 09:45 AM
by Steve
1 171
Small bed job
Bradcook21
08-09-2016 09:52 PM
08-10-2016 03:51 PM
by Steve
1 292
Hello from NoVa
jtwlawn
08-03-2016 11:20 AM
08-09-2016 10:45 AM
by jtwlawn
4 419
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
08-08-2016 04:33 PM
by Steve
27 6,608
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
08-07-2016 10:21 AM
by Just for Cuts
18 19,745
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
08-07-2016 08:44 AM
by Lawnline
5 1,768
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
08-07-2016 08:37 AM
by Lawnline
8 11,227
Hey guys! Greetings from...
thegardener
08-05-2016 05:45 AM
08-05-2016 03:26 PM
by Steve
1 333
First Time Bidding-Need...
capitallawncrew
08-01-2016 08:30 AM
08-03-2016 09:52 AM
by Steve
3 461
Show us your stripes
Just for Cuts
05-21-2015 03:07 PM
08-01-2016 08:28 PM
by ExclusiveLawns
7 3,762
String trim BEFORE mow...
Mr. Mow
04-12-2015 08:13 AM
07-31-2016 10:36 AM
by joshp
13 5,912
Now Hiring Just South of...
Chilehead
07-27-2016 11:38 AM
07-27-2016 11:38 AM
by Chilehead
0 382
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
07-26-2016 11:22 PM
by Chilehead
11 680
Hi everyone!
greenwavemedia
07-25-2016 03:22 PM
07-26-2016 11:21 AM
by Lawnline
2 392
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
07-26-2016 11:12 AM
by Lawnline
6 1,011
» Popular Tags
apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding break business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:51 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:51 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy