The Lake House, Daylesford
“We throw nice dinner parties, let’s open a cafe!”
They can’t run a budget.
They think the numbers are coming in.
Then the fridge breaks down, or they’re sick and they have to replace themselves for a week.
What ends up happening is they undercharge, to the detriment of all the established restaurants around them.
From “How Alla Wolf-Tasker’s Lake House has lasted 30 years in the tough restaurant game” by Michael Bailey, 26 February 2014, BRW. Photo by Arsineh Houspian.