Originally Posted by smokinit
Find that nitch and do what noone else does and you will make it. In my area of NY there is no BBQ and I have it locked up so far. Another thing I learned don't try to do to much variety find you signiture dishes and add specials on and if they work add them to you daily menue. This will help waist and you bottom line and take special ordres for by the pound sales. Find a vacume machine and store up 1lb bags for people to take home I do alot of them. Good Luck.
We had it pretty well locked until 2 years ago when a competitor opened a full service Q restaurant, something we had been asked to do several times. We said no, kept catering to our nitch, and so far so good. The restaurant is now t*ts up, and we keep plugging along......