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The Restaurant Entrepreneur

The Restaurant Entrepreneur

We will use this simulation to create real-world business documents. Access your account and the simulation materials from the link on the main Computer Applications page or below. You will complete the following assignments and send them to me on Schoology.

Account ID is bhs123 | Username is firstname.lastname (CAP first & last name??) | The password is the same as your school account

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Grading Rubrics - For most of the projects from The Restaurant Entrepreneur, you will need to self-assess (grade yourself) and talk with me in class to discuss your project and get feedback. You will not receive a grade or credit until you self-assess and we discuss your project.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Grading Rubric Self Assessment - Use this to self-assess your projects. You will need to make your own copy. 

ADD SHORT HOW TO VIDEOS OR GUIDES, MAYBE SCREENCAST

Word Processing

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 1 - Instructor Memo

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Make sure to complete both the planning form and memo. Feel free to use some creativity when deciding on your restaurant. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Google Classroom.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.



The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 2 - Restaurant Logo

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Learning Goal:
- Students will be able to design a quality logo using illustration software
- Students will be able to use logos in in letterhead to create professional documents

In class, we'll use this video to learn about using Google Drawing for design and different tools/features. Here are the Google Drawing tools we'll look at:
  • Setting canvas size
  • Zooming and working outside the canvas
  • Using Word art & format options
  • Drawing with the curve tool
    • Color, border, weight
  • Grouping items
  • Object order
  • Transparent colors and color tools
  • Modifying shapes or curve drawings
If you do a search for "google drawing" logo, you will also find many good resources. Use the instructions from The Restaurant Entrepreneur website to complete project two using Google Drawing or another design software. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project. Send the final logos to me on Google Classroom. Make sure to include which logo you selected and why you selected it. We'll look at the instructions on iAcademy together. 

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

Here is one good example of a student created logo. If you use an image make sure it is COPYRIGHT FREE (I'll remind you how). Here is another great example of a student visual created entirely in Google Drawing. 

FALL 2019 - 2 Logos, One built entirely with Google Drawing, Show me in class, No self eval.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 4 - Business Envelope

SKIPPED FALL 2019
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project four. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 5 - Help Wanted Ad

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project five. Make sure to complete both the planning form and memo. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Classroom.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 6 - Employee Memo

SKIPPED FALL 2019
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project six. Make sure to complete both the planning form and memo. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 7 - Press Release

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project seven. You do not have to complete the planning form, use it as a guide. Follow the directions to complete the press release. Add your logo to the header as shown. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Google Classroom.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 8 - Social Media Marketing - 25 Pts

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project eight. You do not have to complete the planning form for this project, but use it as a guide. You should have at least ten posts

Choose your best post and use Adobe Spark to turn it into a visual (5 pts). We will look at basic use in class. Add your visual as an image to this collaborative page AND send it to me on Classroom. 

Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your finished files on Classroom. After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 9 - Promotional Flyer

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project nine. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the flyer (doesn't have to be turned in). Use Google Drawing or another similar design software to help create graphics for the flyer (No copyrighted images). Focus on answering what, when, where, and why questions. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Classroom.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 10 - Radio Commercial Script & Video 30 Pts

You can work with one other person to complete this project. Follow the directions on iAcademy (exceptions below) for project ten. Complete both the planning form (page one, one example) and commercial script. If you are working solo, use Microsoft Word to complete the project, but if you are working with a partner you can use Google Docs. 

You need to plan a 45 second radio commercial, not 30 seconds as listed on iAcademy. Make sure the commercial tells a story, has a clear message, and call to action. 

You may want to que up sound effects and music using different devices or multiple tabs when you start recording. 

After you have finished the planning form and script, you will actually make the commercial using an audio recording application (6 pts). The Voice Memos app built into iOS is a good choice if you have an Apple device. iMovie could be used as well. 

If you have an Android device, Audio Recorder is an app that can be used to record audio for your commercial. Rev is another app that can be used on iOS and Android. 

If neither person in your group has a device, use the site Vocaroo to record your audio.  

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score. Make sure to send me your finished documents and audio on Classroom. Also, post your audio to this collaborative page

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 11 - Block Style Business Letter

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project eleven. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the business letter (doesn't have to be turned in). Use the template as a guide to formatting your paper. Use Microsoft Word to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Classroom. 


After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.


Spreadsheets

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 12 - Employee Roster

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project twelve. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the employee roster (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, add a start date column to the spreadsheet formatted appropriately. Also, you need to have a minimum of 14 staff members, which is different from their directions. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 13 - Music Playlist & Audacity

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Audacity is an open source music editing software that can be used to slice and dice your tunes. In class, we will learn how to use basic features and tools in Audacity. You may need to download some music using the links on my
 
Course Resource and Links page. 

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project thirteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the music playlist (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, choose three songs from your playlist and use Audacity to create a short playlist (10 pts). You will send me one audio file (MP3 preferably or WAV) with the three songs together. You may need to upload the audio file to Google Drive and send it on Schoology from there. Make sure to edit out any inappropriate words and transition from one song to another. When creating your spreadsheet, I would recommend using seconds for your song length. Also, make sure to have at least 15 songs in your spreadsheet. Remember, only three of the songs need to be ones you download and include in the playlist. The other songs can be anything that matches the theme/feel of your restaurant. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work (26 total pts.). Meet with me to discuss your score.


The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 14 - Equipment Inventory

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Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project fourteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the employee roster (doesn't have to be turned in). You will need to include 15 inventory items, which is different from their directions. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 15 - Menu Planner

SKIP 2019
Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project fifteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the menu planner (doesn't have to be turned in). You will need a minimum of seven menu items in each category and an image from each category (3 pts), which is different from their directions. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 16 - Employee Timesheet Schedule

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Follow the directions
 on iAcademy to complete project sixteen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the timesheet schedule (doesn't have to be turned in). Follow the directions carefully. Make sure to use formulas/functions. You will show these to me when I check your document. Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

SPRING 2019 - Use Google Sheets


The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 17 - Revenue Projection

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project seventeen. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the revenue projection (doesn't have to be turned in). Include seven menu items in each category, which is different from their example. Use whatever menu categories work for your restaurant. Create the spreadsheet for one month's projections. Make sure to use realistic numbers. Make sure to use functions/formulas where appropriate (I will be checking when you show me). Use Microsoft Excel to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

We will look at this example that uses info from your book. We'll talk about breaking lines, using borders, formulas/functions, and why formulas/functions are powerful in spreadsheets.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.


Presentations

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 25 - Lobby Presentation

Follow the directions on iAcademy to complete project twenty-five. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the lobby presentation (doesn't have to be turned in). 

Your Lobby Presentation might include company news, featured menu items, menu listing, special restaurant events or services, employee info (eg. employee of the month), contact info, customer testimonials, and merchandise. 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, add sound to at least one slide and a video. In class, we will look at some sources for audio/video files and how to add them to your presentation (audio/video options, YouTube doesn't work). Make sure all presentation files (slideshow, audio, video, etc.) are in one folder. Also, the slideshow should be 15 slides and run by itself once started (auto advance & loop continuously). Remember to use C.R.A.P. design, it should be visually appealing using a color theme from your logo. Use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology (zip folder that includes your presentation, audio, and video files).

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page (and above) to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score. I will show you how to zip and send your project folder on Schoology. 

The Restaurant Entrepreneur Project 26 - Employee Orientation Presentation

Follow the directions
 on iAcademy to complete project twenty-six. Use the planning form as a guide to complete the employee orientation presentation (doesn't have to be turned in). 

In addition to the directions on iAcademy, the slideshow should be 12 slides and run by itself once started. Remember to use C.R.A.P. design, it should be visually appealing using a color theme from your logo. Use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete this project. Send me your final documents on Schoology.

After completing the assignment, use the rubric on the main Computer Applications page to self-assess your work. Meet with me to discuss your score.

SKIP SPRING 2019