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Gabri's Restaurant & Lounge



Ownership & Structure

Ownership and Structure

The restaurant will start out as a LLC corporation, owned by its founders Linda Andersson and John Billeci. Ms. Andersson will function as the General Manager and Mr. Billeci as managing partner.

Mission Statement

Gabri’s is a great place to eat, combining an intriguing atmosphere with excellent, interesting food. The mission is not only to have great tasting food, but have efficient and friendly service because customer satisfaction is paramount. We want to be the restaurant choice for all families and singles, young and old, male or female. Employee welfare will be equally important to our success. Everyone will be treated fairly and with the utmost respect. We want our employees to feel a part of the success of Gabri’s Lounge and Restaurant. Happy employees make happy guests.

We will combine menu variety, atmosphere, ambiance, special theme nights and a friendly staff to create a sense of ‘place’ in order to reach our goal of over all value in the dining/entertainment experience. We want fair profits for the owners, and a rewarding place to work for the employees.

Specific plan objectives

Gabri’s Lounge & Restaurant’s objectives for the first three years of operation includes:

  • Keeping food cost under 35% revenue.
  • Keeping employee labor cost between 24-29% of revenue.
  • Stay as a small restaurant with excellent food and service.
  • Averaging sales between $1,000,000-1,500,000 per year.
  • Promote and expand Leave it to Linda Catering in New Jersey & New York City.
  • Expand our marketing and advertising in New Jersey and New York.
  • Achieve 12% return on investment to investors for the first two years and 15% for the next three years.





Management Team

Our management team is well compensated. We have a team that has considerable experience together and shares knowledge in many different fields of business and in life. In Year 2 we will hire a General Manager to assist Gabri’s Lounge & Restaurant to grow even further. The General Manager will also work to expand Leave it to Linda Catering in New Jersey and New York. Linda Andersson can then concentrate more on the kitchen and take her restaurant to yet a higher level.

Personnel Table

2020 2021 2022
Front Manager $42,000 $43,260 $44,558
Captain (2) $72,000 $74,880 $77,876
Waitperson (4.67) $115,200 $149,760 $155,750
Bartender $28,800 $30,240 $31,752
Busboy (3.67) $43,200 $60,480 $63,504
Head Chef $43,200 $45,360 $47,628
Sou Chef $36,000 $37,800 $39,690
Cooks (2.67) $67,200 $105,840 $111,132
Dishwasher (5) $96,000 $120,000 $144,000