To help you get started in the right direction, we’ve invited a subject matter expert to speak about starting, running or growing a profitable and successful food service business. The following topics will be discussed: • Ownership: Restaurant versus Food Trucks, Equipment, Salary Structures, Operations, Inventory control, etc. • Financing: Debt vs. Equity, Equipment financing, Best Banks for your restaurant concept, etc. • Inspections: Permits, USDA Certification Process, Sanitation and Food Safety Requirements, Food Handling and Preparation, etc. Site Selection: Leasehold Improvements, Negotiating Leases, Choosing the Right Location, etc.