2 years later - Report on my vegan sushi bar in Arequipa

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2 years later - Report on my vegan sushi bar in Arequipa

Postby asp » Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:42 am

A couple of years ago -- ¡time flies! -- I posted asking for your opinions on my business ideas. (IT services or Asian vegetarian restaurant). Long story short, I went against the grain and opened a vegan sushi bar in Arequipa.

6 months after opening I can report success. I lined up a great chef to develop an outstanding menu and have had the good luck to hire some outstanding kitchen staff. We now have customers lining up at the door every evening and need to evaluate if we should expand.

Anybody here with restaurant experience? What are you thoughts and experiences with expanding a successful business?


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Postby Alpineprince » Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:43 am

Congrats! Love to hear success stories.
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Postby caliguy » Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:15 pm

asp wrote: What are you thoughts and experiences with expanding a successful business?

not in the restaurant biz, but excellent service and consistency are what helps drive any business to success. Congrats!
every place has it's own spirit. you just need to tune into it.
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Re: 2 years later - Report on my vegan sushi bar in Arequipa

Postby 401lima401 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:49 pm

Congrats, I enjoy hearing success stories. Especially of people being successful in Peru. Its been awhile since I've been in Arequipa, I usually stay in Lima when I go to Peru every year. I plan on visiting your restaurant when I go to Arequipa.


Do you plan on expanding, and maybe having another location?
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Re: 2 years later - Report on my vegan sushi bar in Arequipa

Postby asp » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:00 am

401lima401 wrote:Congrats, I enjoy hearing success stories. Especially of people being successful in Peru. Its been awhile since I've been in Arequipa, I usually stay in Lima when I go to Peru every year. I plan on visiting your restaurant when I go to Arequipa.
Great, thanks a lot!


401lima401 wrote:Do you plan on expanding, and maybe having another location?
These are things we need to evaluate. Is it better to move to an expanded space or open a second local? Or stick with the small space we have and tweak?
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Re: 2 years later - Report on my vegan sushi bar in Arequipa

Postby asgp » Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:59 pm

Congratulations! 8)

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