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David Helbraun Restaurant Unstoppable Podcast

David Helbraun is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Helbraun Levey. Prior to founding the firm in 2005, David opened and owned Pyramid Coffee Company, a multi-unit coffee bar/cafe company based in Manhattan. He is a lifelong entrepreneur who has been running successful businesses in New York City for years.

David recently served as the Chair of the Hospitality Law Committee of the NYC Bar Association, an industry group comprised of over 40 of New York City’s top hospitality attorneys who regularly comment on the laws and regulations affecting the industry. He is also a board member of ROAR and has proudly served as a founding board member of Drive Change, a non-profit organization that trains formerly incarcerated young people in hospitality as a way to reintegrate them to the workforce. David is an avid Deadhead and jazz listener and also a hopeless Mets fan.  He is admitted to practice in New York.

Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite success quote or mantra:

  • "Success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration."

In this workshop with David Helbraun we will discuss:

  • Finding the proper space for your concept (white box vs key money)
  • Finding the right Broker
  • Once you find a space, what do you need to discuss with the landlord
  • Rent escalation/abatement
  • Personal guarantees
  • Term sheets
  • Exit strategy

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