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February 2022

New Client Orientation

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives. If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. REGISTER NOW

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Customer Relationship Management Can Improve Your Bottom Line

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Do you know who your BEST Customers are? Do you know: • Who Pays on Time? • Provides Honest Feedback? • Mentors You? • Provides Opportunities for Growth? • Has Clear Measurements for Success? • Rewards Innovation? Your BEST Customers value lower costs, increased profitability, reduced risk, greater efficiency, quality, and innovation. So do you, but how do they know? Join us as we look at a process to review your customer base by analyzing patterns using existing data and…

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Forming Your Corporation : LLC S-CORP & MORE

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

We will discuss forming a Corporation, an S-Corporation, a Limited Liability Company, a Partnership, or a Sole Proprietorship. If you are unsure which category you are in, we are here to help. REGISTER NOW

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March 2022

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan. You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together. Plus get ready for homework, as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the…

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Launch A Business

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
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THIS FREE WEBINAR WILL TEACH YOU ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY. Know the legal business structures that you may establish (Sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation). REGISTER NOW

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

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Restaurant Accounting-Budget your way to Profitability

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Do you know your numbers? When you become a restaurant or food truck owner, you’re constantly trying to squeeze a dollar out of a dime. With razor-thin profit margins, we can’t afford to NOT budget. Let PCR help you get 2022 on track financially through budgeting. This webinar will review the foundations of a successful restaurant as well as red flags to watch out for on your P&L. If you’re not profitable, you won’t be in business for long. It’s time to take…

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New Client Orientation

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives. If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. REGISTER NOW

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Business Planning for Your Restaurant or Food Service Business

March 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

In this webinar, you will discover the essential components of a restaurant business plan to help increase your chances of success and present your plan to investors and financial institutions. Topics will cover concept creation, organizational structure, marketing plan and SWOT analysis, necessary operational considerations, and an overview of financial projections. REGISTER NOW

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps To A Successful Startup

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

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Legacy Restaurants-Building a food empire

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

How do you build a business that lasts for generations? Specifically, a food business? In an industry that sees 60% failure rate within the first year and 80% failure rate within 5 years, what’s the secret to a restaurant that lasts for 4 decades? This webinar will feature successful restaurateurs that have turned their family food business into a legacy business spanning multiple generations. REGISTER NOW

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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
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The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably. Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas. The small business owner will frequently be presented with a form lease developed by…

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April 2022

Special Evening: Restaurant Academy – Coffee in the Community

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

A candid conversation with independent coffee shop owners and how they maintain success while competing with big chains. Join us for this exciting panel featuring Vanessa Punche of LA Grind Coffee & Tea Bar, Moses Harris Co-Owner of Bloom & Plume and Jing Lin of Coffee Conversations. REGISTER NOW

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10 Steps to Prevent Theft in your Restaurant

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Are your sales high but your restaurant is still losing money? The National Restaurant Association estimates employee theft accounts for 75% of inventory shortages and 4% of overall sales in restaurants. The key to stopping theft at your restaurant is understanding how it happens and setting up checks and balances to prevent it. Join our webinar to learn best practices on cash auditing, inventory tracking and managing labor efficiently. Don’t lose another night of sleep wondering if your team can…

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Understanding Food and Labor Costs in the Restaurant Industry

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

How much money are you making off each menu item you sell? How much do you spend on employee wages every week or month? If you are not able to answer these 2 questions immediately, you’re managing your business blindly. Food and labor costs make up 60-65% of your total expenses. If you don’t keep them in check, your restaurant will quickly go under. This webinar will teach you how to calculate food cost for individual menu items as well as your overall restaurant…

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Forming Your Corporation : LLC S-CORP & MORE

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
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We will discuss forming a Corporation, an S-Corporation, a Limited Liability Company, a Partnership, or a Sole Proprietorship. If you are unsure which category you are in, we are here to help. REGISTER NOW

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May 2022

Restaurant Academy: Business Permits and Licenses for Restaurants and Food Service

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Not sure of the legal process to start your food service business? We've got you covered! We will provide a step-by-step process to complete the state and local business registration steps. This will include incorporation, fictitious business name, Business License, Seller's Permit, how to quickly and cost effectively obtain your health permit for operation. You will also learn about the required state business and food service trainings. Bring your questions, we've got answers. REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free
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In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan.  You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together.  Plus get ready for homework,  as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the workshop.…

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan.  You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together.  Plus get ready for homework,  as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the workshop.…

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Safe, Clean Kitchens-How to get an “A” on your Health Inspection

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Imagine a Health Inspector walking into your restaurant…would you get an “A”? Is your kitchen clean and ready for inspection at any moment?  Excellent food safety starts with a clean kitchen. This webinar will cover LA County’s health inspection protocols and what you need to get an A every time an inspector walks through your doors. If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready! REGISTER NOW

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June 2022

Restaurant Academy: Goal Setting for Success Restaurants and Businesses

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Goal Setting for Success Restaurants and Businesses Do you have dreams that you wish to meet for your business? Setting goals and achievable actions step are proven to be the number one strategy for the most successful businesses. In this webinar, you will begin to prioritize your top business goals for 2022, learn how to use the SMART goal format, mind map the goal, and begin setting action plans to ensure maximum results. REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan.  You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together.  Plus get ready for homework,  as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the workshop.…

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Restaurant Academy: Restaurant Business Planning

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Restaurant Business Planning In this webinar, you will discover the essential components of a restaurant business plan to help increase your chances of success and present your plan to investors and financial institutions. Topics will cover concept creation, organizational structure, marketing plan and SWOT analysis, necessary operational considerations, and an overview of financial projections. Participants will receive a business plan template and can schedule one-on-one advisement sessions with one of our restaurant experts. REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan.  You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together.  Plus get ready for homework,  as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the workshop.…

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