Sonia J. Burdick April 11, 2020 Checklist Template
Do you want to build a successful restaurant? If you do, then it is important to learn the same standards that made these restaurants grow to be large corporations. You may think you do not need standards for your independently owned restaurant, but consistent policies and rules are important in every restaurant!
Almost everything that constitutes the dwelling - inside and out - should be included in the checklist. The more specific and detailed the rental checklist is, the more beneficial for both parties (though in general, its more beneficial for the landlord as it ensures that the tenant knows what they are responsible for). If the unit is a multi-family home or large complex, the exterior of the property probably does not need to be included as the property manager is almost always responsible for maintenance and upkeep.
The difference between the two for me is that I put the really excruciatingly detailed info into the spreadsheet file. It is a bit more cumbersome, but I have a lot of freedom to add detail and manage the budget at the same time. The database I use references parts of the spreadsheet and is also linked to email addresses for the event participants. I can pull the data from the spreadsheet, drop it into the database, create a nice interface and communicate with everyone in a few keystrokes. A database style checklist can also do budget functions, but it is more difficult and time consuming to program.
Although you can find some templates online that will give you some help getting started, you are going to be better off if you prepare your own party planning checklist. Each party is unique, so a list that you find online will probably not have everything you are going to need to make sure your party is a big success.
To create your party checklist you need to sit down with a pen and paper and spend some time brainstorming. Try to think of everything you are going to need to get done to pull this party off in style. Your list should have information about where the party is going to be, a rough idea of the guest list, what kind of food you are going to be serving and who is providing that food, anything that you are going to have to rent, etc. try to include as many details as possible.
The first independently owned restaurant was a success because the restaurant provided exactly what their customers wanted, and found a way to build on it. They built success by being consistent, providing the food and beverages their customers wanted, and having excellent customer service. Using consistency in the restaurant can be maintained by using forms, checklists, spreadsheets and other systems designed to build success.