Actually, the failure rate for restaurants is only around 26% in the first year, and 60% within three years.
But whatever the number is, if you're planning on starting and running a restaurant, you'll be one of the ones that succeed if you ably prepare.
In the beginning, it will feel like a roller coaster. Expect 18 hour days on your feet while experiencing every odd facet of humanity, both positive and negative, up close and personal.
In the process, though, you'll undoubtedly meet some of the best and worst people you'll ever encounter in your life... So read on to learn some tips for starting this memorable journey off on the right foot.