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Doug Marranci
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Doug Marranci replied to keisha collins's discussion Commercial Kitchens for Rent by the hour
"At Independent Kitchen Solutions we are working hard to bring more options to those needing Licensed kitchens to produce out of. We are working with our first commercial kitchen in Kennesaw. Having a meet and greet…"
Feb 5, 2012

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Doug Marranci left a comment for stacey harden
"Hi Stacey, Here is the website for Shared Kitchens http://sharedkitchens.com/ The location in Decatur is under construction and should be operating soon! Atlanta Caterers are excited to have this opportunity to operate in a licensed…"
Jul 26, 2010

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Doug Marranci and stacey harden are now friends
Jul 26, 2010

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Doug Marranci's blog post was featured

Shared Kitchens Coming to Atlanta Metro Area

Atlanta, GA, June 09, 2010: Budding kitchen entrepreneurs get ready! Shared Kitchens was designed for those who want to enter the food service business, but find the costs prohibitive!Caterers, Bakers, Product Developers and even Grandma's Cupcakes can now produce their products in accordance to local health regulations in this "incubator kitchen" concept that Julie Farr has been operating successfully in Suwanee Georgia for a couple of years.Tighter regulations prohibit food for public…See More
Jun 9, 2010

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Writing a Restaurant Business Plan

by Doug Marranci In the early 90’s I wanted to create a business plan to open my first coffee house in Charlotte NC. I did a lot of research and found many different types of plans that could be written. After going to the library and looking at many books and SBA information about writing a business plan, here are some of my thoughts on writing that first business plan.1. If you address all of the areas of a standard business plan, you will probably have uncovered all of the information that…See More
May 26, 2010

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Writing a Restaurant Business Plan

by Doug Marranci In the early 90’s I wanted to create a business plan to open my first coffee house in Charlotte NC. I did a lot of research and found many different types of plans that could be written. After going to the library and looking at many books and SBA information about writing a business plan, here are some of my thoughts on writing that first business plan.1. If you address all of the areas of a standard business plan, you will probably have uncovered all of the information that…See More
May 26, 2010

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Doug Marranci is now friends with Michael L. Atkinson and Carl Muth
May 10, 2010
Marcus Guiliano left a comment for Doug Marranci
"Hello and welcome Doug, Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings. Marcus Guiliano"
May 10, 2010

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Less is More: Restaurant Survival Tactics

Atlanta - By Doug MarranciWith all of the incidents of different types of food poisoning, deaths, and even babies are not safe, what is the Number 1 consumer trend in dining is today?If you guessed Local products, you are correct. Local and Sustainable are the keywords that are buzzing in local eateries.Current economic trends in my opinion will provide a balancing effect over time. The time is gone where you can sell a 200.00 bottle of wine, unless you have well established clientele and have…See More
May 9, 2010

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"Hi Doug, Welcome. Share FohBoh using the invite button, get 50 people to join and we'll feature you and your company in our newsletter! Cheers!"
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Profile Information

Title
Broker Partner
Company
Atlanta Restaurant Exchange - Restaurants For Sale
Website
http://www.AtlantaRex.com
What best describes my company
Retail
Interests
Buying/Selling a Business, Consulting, Discovering New Food, Locavore, Finding Investors, Franchising, Investing, Learning, New Locations
Personal Quote
Always Learning, Always Teaching...
Biography
Doug comes from a family, two generations back,
involved in the food service industry. His experience
has included everything from working with his parents
in family owned operations to working with renowned chefs
in country club and upscale settings including California / American
to the Haute Cuisine indicative of the best contenental restaurants.

His Restaurant experience spans more than 35 years.
As owner of seven restaurants in the Carolinas,
Doug created the concepts and saw them through, from the initial idea,
to building out the locations, developing menus / procedures
and making them a reality. These operations ran a gamut
from Coffee Houses to upscale white tablecloth Mediterranean dining

After successfully operating and selling his last two restaurants,
using his vast experience in the industry, Doug has pursued a career
acting as a broker specializing in the sale, location and leasing
of Restaurants, Bars and Nightclubs.

He chose to locate his business in the Greater Atlanta area
because of its reputation as a Mecca for a population
devoted to dinning out, evidenced by the incredible number
of restaurants in close proximity of the city.

Atlantans love and support independent restaurants.
The dining experiences offered by the thriving and creative restaurants
that line Atlanta's thoroughfares and byways offer dining experiences
that rival any other dinning capital and parallel the dining experiences
offered by other major cities including:
New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Doug has spent his entire career in the restaurant industry
and is devoted to promoting its success by sharing
his vast store of operational and promotional experience.
Years in the Industry
37

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Shared Kitchens Coming to Atlanta Metro Area

Atlanta, GA, June 09, 2010: Budding kitchen entrepreneurs get ready! Shared Kitchens was designed for

those who want to enter the food service

business, but find the costs prohibitive!





Caterers, Bakers, Product Developers and even Grandma's Cupcakes can now produce their products in accordance to local health regulations in this "incubator kitchen" concept that…

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Posted on June 9, 2010 at 6:30am

Writing a Restaurant Business Plan

by Doug Marranci



In the early 90’s I wanted to create a business plan to open my first coffee house in Charlotte NC. I did a lot of research and found many different types of plans that could be written. After going to the library and looking at many books and SBA information about writing a business plan, here are some of my thoughts on writing that first business plan.



1. If you address all of the areas of a standard business plan, you will probably have uncovered all… Continue

Posted on May 26, 2010 at 5:15am

The Recession is Over !!! *Signs of Progress*

The Fed’s Ben Bernanke and many other market watchers say that the recession has bottomed out. There are small positive signs appearing here and there. I agree with predictions that strong signs of recovery will manifest over the next couple of months. There will still be problems here and there, but in my opinion, the bottom line is that the whole economic climate begins to change when a retail consumer sees the item that they have been looking at for many months, picks it up and buys… Continue

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 7:00am

Less is More: Restaurant Survival Tactics

Atlanta - By Doug Marranci



With all of the incidents of different types of food poisoning, deaths, and even babies are not safe, what is the Number 1 consumer trend in dining is today?



If you guessed Local products, you are correct. Local and Sustainable are the keywords that are buzzing in local eateries.



Current economic trends in my opinion will provide a balancing effect over time. The time is gone where you can sell a 200.00 bottle of wine, unless you have… Continue

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 5:00am

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At 7:03am on May 10, 2010, Marcus Guiliano said…
Hello and welcome Doug,

Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

Marcus Guiliano
At 4:25pm on May 6, 2010, Michael L. Atkinson said…
Hi Doug, Welcome. Share FohBoh using the invite button, get 50 people to join and we'll feature you and your company in our newsletter!

Cheers!
 
 
 

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