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Dear Robert

Do you recommend to keep Few Aquarium Fish Tanks in Restaurant which may add Business value?.


I do not know what type of restaurant you are opening. Obviously a fish tank would be something that would end up being a conversation piece. I do not think that it adds any Business value. If it goes along with the ambiance of the restaurant than I do not think it detracts in any way. It is important to note that if you do put in a tank, who is going to keep in clean? Who is going to take care of it? Who is going to feed the fish? This could end up adding a lot of extra work and aggravation to your staff that you may not want to have. I think focusing on your staff, food and costs are probably the most important in any new business. Make sure you have a business plan and make sure it is realistic so that you have the best chance of survival..



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Robert Lagonia


I am well versed in most areas of the restaurant industry. I have had 30 years of experience in Setting up, designing, menu planning, food and labor costing and the full build out of 6 restaurants. I also have a lot of knowledge in the laws of NY state.In addition I have extensive knowledge in the golf industry from food and beverage to the operations of a private club.


I have owned built and operated 6 restaurants from fine dining to pizzeria's. My experience spans over 30 years in this industry. My areas of expertise are: Food and beverage, Purchasing, food costing, menu planning as well as the daily needs of a restaurant. I have extensive knowledge in the full build out of a new restaurant from the ground up. I have also owned and operated the food and beverage operations in a private country club. My knowledge in the golf industry is fairly extensive and can answer most questions in this area as well.

Board of directors at private country club Fish and game club member Austerlitz Historical Society Nys magistrates association

High School diploma Associates science degree

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