Discovering the Personality Traits of a Successful Restaurateur

Part of Starting & Running a Restaurant For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Making a good job of running your own restaurant takes skill and talent. It also helps to develop a number of personality traits to boost your chances of success:

  • Tolerance

  • Business sense

  • Positive energy

  • Ability to hold (or hold off) booze

  • Leadership skills

  • Schmoozability

  • Passion

  • Presence

  • Persistence

  • No life (outside the restaurant)