The long struggle of the build out is behind you, no more contractors until the next project. The sucking sound in your checking account will ease a bit. Do not get accustomed to that. Operations can be just as challenging as a build out, but it is challenges that you signed up for. Opening a restaurant, you had no idea you had to become a contractor for six months to a year. Ahead of you lies the joy of operating a restaurant, personnel issues, menu challenges, customer service and the hope of customer advocacy.
Here comes the first truckload of produce, yes it is Move in Day!