October 31 is the 26th anniversary of our first Scott’s Seafood Grill and Bar in Loehmann’s Plaza, Sacramento. We thought we were so cool, in between bouts of extreme panic.
I had risen from Assistant Manager to Director of Operations at Scott’s in San Francisco, so I thought I knew the business inside and out. But owning and managing a restaurant turned out to be two entirely different things. Just putting together the financing was eye opening.
My partner had a little money, I had a little money, but we needed a lot more. Where was it going to come from?Read More