The Complete Guide to Buying a Cafe
Practical Advice to Get it Right

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Stock includes everything that comprises the cost of goods - food, drinks, napkins, etc. It does not include fixtures and fittings or equipment.

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Chapter 1: An Introduction
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"... This might sound trivial; after all you can buy bread anywhere, can’t you? Can you replace your exquisite bread with standard plain bread? Is there a deli near you that has some Stock? Do you have time to get in the car and go to the supermarket? Can your staff open the café on their own? ..."
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"... ship on a steady course and you will enjoy running the café all the more for it. One of my former baristas was a forty-five year old Stockbroker who bought his own café. 12 months later he was being carried out of the café on a stretcher with a suspected heart attack. - How do you like ..."

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"... into account any potential commuting / traffic time by car. Is a car or van essential for a café owner? Yes! You will need a practical car for a variety of reasons – carrying Stock, equipment and maybe even the day’s laundry. Overall, the best strategy is to keep an open mind and to ..."

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"...Stockng is important. Here you should clarify what 1-2 spaces means! Is it one space or two? In this instance it turned out to be one large car parking space that could fit two cars. Parking is important as you will need a car. Often you will be carrying things ..."
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"... of customers. Look overhead for professional offices – accountants, solicitors, dentists, etc. - Owners Role: Owner is hands on, ordering Stock, serving customers, making coffee. - Although you may have your own ideas about the type of work you would like to do in the café, a ..."
"...Stockugh you may have your own ideas about the type of work you would like to do in the café, a description of the owner’s role may help to identify what you are likely to have to do. For example, in a café of this size, if you want to ..."
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"... of options. For your information, in Sydney alone there are several hundred cafes for takeaways available for sale at any one time! - Stock: $2,000 - Stock includes everything that comprises the cost of goods - food, drinks, napkins, etc. It does not include fixtures and fittings or ..."
"...Stock includes everything that comprises the cost of goods - food, drinks, napkins, etc. It does not include fixtures and fittings or equipment. The Stock estimate is just that – an estimate. Budget for double the Stock amount, just in case. You’d be surprised at what café owners can find ..."

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Chapter 8: Meeting The Owner
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"... for What suppliers do you currently use? Do you buy any Stock yourself? Identify who their key suppliers are and how many supply direct to the premises. If the owners buy a large amount of Stock themselves and you are not able to maintain this, you can expect your food costs to rise. How ..."
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"... runs the café when you are not available? Supplier Questions Question What to look for What suppliers do you currently use? Do you buy any Stock yourself? How many kilos of coffee are you using per week? 16oz or 20oz basket? Are all suppliers ..."

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"... to the bank and purchase this from them, but it may be easiest simply to buy the till float from the current owner (via cash / cheque). - Stock take - Prior to settlement day you will undertake a stock take – this will involve going through all the current stock in the café and ..."
"...Stock to settlement day you will undertake a Stock take – this will involve going through all the current Stock in the café and calculating a value of each item. These costs are then added up to give you a total valuation of Stock (SAV as it is commonly referred ..."

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"...Stockis point I can relax a bit, Stock up my bar, fill up the takeaway cups, napkins, adjust the grinder. Maybe even make myself a coffee. I have a chat to the chef and the waitress and get the waitress’s lunch organised. I usually give them a sandwich – I ..."
"...Stockitable symphony of goods then starts to trundle in – three crates of eggs, bundles of cheese, napkins, drums of oil, kilos of chicken, docket books. It all arrives and is carted away by myself and Chef before the customers can set their eyes on it. I made a decision ..."
"...Stock comes and goes with the peak being between 12:00 and 2:00. After 2:00 I get a chance to sit down at a table and plug my laptop in and do some paperwork – I do this on a daily basis so that I don’t have to do it at ..."
"...StockChef has cleaned up he’s out the door like a flash – but just before he leaves he completes his prep list for the next day and pins it up to start on tomorrow. At this point we also start to close up. This involves bringing in the umbrellas, advertising ..."

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