Restaurant Business Plan Template

Operations Plan

The operations plan for Bluehorn Restaurant & Steakhouse is as follows:

Operation Functions:

  • Chef Peter Logan is the chef and kitchen manager in charge that will develop the menu, source the ingredients and train the kitchen staff. Chef Peter will also oversee a team of 3-4 sous chefs that will be working in the kitchen. He will also be in charge of inventory, weekly food ordering, and ensuring customer satisfaction with the quality of the food.
  • Anastasia Gillette is the other on-site manager that will oversee all administrative and front of the house responsibilities for the restaurant. Anastasia will be in charge of training the servers and bussers for proper fine dining service. She will also be in charge of cultivating a premier wine list and ordering and sourcing the wine. Anastasia will also work to ensure customer satisfaction with the quality of the service.
  • Three – four part-time sous chefs will alternate helping Chef Peter during the hours of operation.
  • Five – six servers that will provide exceptional fine dining service.
  • 1 – 2 bartenders.
  • 1 -2 hostesses.
  • Chef Peter and Anastasia will hire an advertising agency to develop the website, social media accounts, and execute all of their marketing efforts.
  • They will also work with an outside accounting firm to handle all necessary licensing and permitting, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and tax payments.


Bluehorn Restaurant & Steakhouse aims to open in the next 6 months. The following are the milestones needed in order to obtain this goal.

7/1/202X – Execute lease for prime location in the Plaza District.

7/2/202X – Begin construction of restaurant build-out.

7/10/202X – Finalize menu.

7/17/202X – Hire advertising company to begin developing marketing efforts.

8/15/202X – Start of marketing campaign with social media.

8/22/202X – Final walk-thru of completed restaurant build-out.

8/25/202X – Hire team of sous chefs, servers, and bussers.

8/27/202X – Employee training begins.

9/1/202X – Decoration and set up of restaurant.

9/15/202X – Grand Opening of Bluehorn Restaurant & Steakhouse