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How to Sell Your Restaurant in PA

So you want to sell your restaurant, now what? Well, you’re in luck; we help owners do this every day, so we know all the steps you need to take once you decide to sell your restaurant. How to Know …

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How to Choose A Location for Your New Restaurant or Bar

So you’ve been thinking through a new restaurant or bar concept, and you think you’re ready to take the next step, but then you have to find the right space for it. It can be challenging to find the perfect …

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Last-Minute Gifts that Support Local Restaurants

For some people, gift cards have become synonymous with a lazy gift, but buying gift cards is a great way to support local Pittsburgh restaurants. Plus you know a gift card won’t be affected by any shortages, supply chain issues, …

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Beer Distributors Are On the Rise in 2021

When you think of a homerun business to buy in 2021, what do you think of? We’d argue that this is the best time in the last 20 years to buy a beer distributor. Why? Beer distributors are an essential …

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PA Restaurant’s Quick Guide to The Restaurant Revitalization Fund 

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has provided more information about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) which will provide relief for PA restaurants who lost revenue due to the pandemic in the form of $1,000- $5 million (per location) payments. These …

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How We Know the Downtown Pittsburgh Comeback has Started

We’ve been talking about Downtown Pittsburgh’s comeback for many months… not just because we want downtown restaurants to succeed. We truly believe that Downtown Pittsburgh will come back stronger, despite the struggles of the last year. In the last month, …

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Micah Grubbs Spearheads Liquor License Lending for Sofranko Advisory Group and PA Liquor License Company.

Now providing up to $100,000 of In-House Liquor License Funding with Help from Newest Professional Consultant.   PITTSBURGH, PA- Sofranko Advisory Group (SAG), a premier hospitality brokerage/ financing/ consulting/ liquor license company in Pittsburgh, Pa. is pleased to announce that Micah Grubbs …

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Is This the Right Time to Buy a Restaurant in PA?

It may seem risky to buy a new restaurant when we still do not know how long current challenges will continue. Our local industry experts are saying that this is a prime moment to buy a restaurant in PA. The …

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5 Fast-Casual Or Ghost Kitchen Opportunities in the Greater Pittsburgh Area

While we’re more aware than ever about the risks of owning a restaurant, we also know that the demand for restaurants is growing and will likely continue to grow into the summer or fall.  Some industry experts are even predicting …

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Should You Sell Your Establishment With A Brokerage?

When you go to sell a house, you know the general steps, but when it comes to selling your restaurant, bar, or beer distributor, it gets a little complicated. Many different factors go into choosing how to sell your establishment …

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9 Delivery-Only Ghost Kitchens to Try in Pittsburgh

Looking to order lunch or dinner in the Pittsburgh area? Why not try one of these trendy “ghost kitchen” concepts around the Pittsburgh area. Ghost Chicken Kitchen – Fox Chapel GHOST CHICKEN KITCHEN is a new Virtual(Ghost) Restaurant. WINGS + …

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How to Open a Ghost Kitchen in Pittsburgh

You’re likely hearing a lot about Ghost Kitchens right now, and not just because it is spooky season. Ghost kitchens are seeing widespread popularity because they are helping current restaurants and hopeful restauranteurs maximize their profits in the current delivery …

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Everything You Need To Know About PA Liquor Licenses

We know that working with PA Liquor Licenses can be difficult and it can be hard to find reliable and easy-to-understand information! That’s why we’ve been working on a series of blog posts on everything you need to know about …

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September Holidays to Inspire Your Restaurant’s Marketing

Need something creative to post on your restaurant’s social media? Looking for inspiration for specials that might draw people in? We know there’s some sort of social media holiday happening every day, and while most of them seem to be …

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We Believe in Pittsburgh

We know that the city of Pittsburgh is coming back, despite any bumps in the road because Pittsburgh is resilient and creative! If anyone can come back from this difficult time, it’s Yinzers! We truly believe that this is just …

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Restaurant Marketing Ideas During Covid19 Restrictions

Working in the restaurant industry takes a lot of grit and stamina in the best of times. In 2020, it can feel impossible to keep your restaurant afloat and comply with local restrictions. In particular, the recent ban on alcohol …

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4 Ways You Can Maximize Beer Distributor Profits

Want to Learn About Liquor License Types? Beer Distributors are a profitable investment and have proven pandemic proof with owners seeing 40-50% increases in quarterly sales. Recent trends suggest that by modifying the traditional distributor model, new and existing owners …

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Everything You Need to Reopen Your Restaurant or Bar in PA

We’ll be the first to admit that the restaurant business has been challenging over the last several months, but the time has come to plan a comeback! Below are some last-minute updates and deals to aid in your restaurant or …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KEY PLAYER ADDED TO SOFRANKO ADVISORY GROUP’S PITTSBURGH BRANCH

Sofranko Advisory Group Welcomes Kathy Marshall, Vice President of Business Development Hospitality Brokerage/ Finance/ Consulting/ Liquor License Business adds additional key position to enhance portfolio in Pittsburgh PA   PITTSBURGH, P.A. – Sofranko Advisory Group, a premier hospitality brokerage in Pittsburgh, …

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