Residency Timeline

 

Months 0-3: Pre-Opening

  • Complete Opening Requirements Checklists

  • Mentor Interviews & Pairings

  • Subject Matter Expert-led Learning Modules

    • Legal

    • Branding

    • Marketing

    • Purchasing & Costing

    • Operations Processes

    • Staffing & HR

    • Accounting

Months 4-12: Storefront Activation

  • On-Call Support from Findlay Launch Team

  • Bi-weekly Operations Meetings

  • Monthly Mentor Meetings

  • Learning Modules

    • Social Media Marketing

    • Commercial Locations, Leases & Brokers

    • Storefront Buildout 101

    • Restaurant Funding Sources

    • Exit Strategy

Months 13-15+: Post-Graduation Support

  • Bi-weekly Progress Meetings

    • Location Scouting

    • Business Plan Revisions

    • Networking & Connection Support

    • Access to Transitional Selling Opportunities

    • Financing Leads