For my restaurant I would take ideas from his works to create an interesting layout, staff, and menu. These writings have their own culture, so I would incorporate that into everything in the restaurant. Tolkien fans from all around the globe would hear about it, and want to come try it for themselves. Tolkien put a lot of thought into the food in his novels. In the beginning of The Hobbit, Biblo has to feed about a dozen dwarves. Their time spent at the dinner table is filled with story telling and music. They are very festive with their meals, and they enjoy being rambunctious at the table. Eating is so important to the Hobbits that they eat dinner twice in a day if they can. Food had a huge influence on these writings.
Since I want to reach out to such a large fan base, I would like to build the restaurant in New York City. Such a large city will bring in more customers to get the name out. The Silmarillion is a background of some sorts to The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings. I would like to base the layout of the restaurant on the Silmarillion. A major theme in this creation story is Melkor’s rebellion. I...
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...stume contest monthly, and whoever looks the most convincing will win some sort of prize. This will be a fun way to get people involved and interested in the restaurant.
When the restaurant becomes successful enough to start making a substantial amount of money, I would definitely look into expanding the business. If the opportunity came up to build another one and start a chain, I would look into locations such as Los Angeles, Seattle, Orlando, and any other major cities in America. At the most successful I would look into building one maybe in Europe, so people who are not from America would have a chance to experience Middle Earth.
Tolkien is one of the most influential people in the writing world. Creating a restaurant completely inspired by him and his genius works is the ultimate dedication. Help me bring together one of the most major fan bases in the world.
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