New Business Profile: Las Regias


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 5:58 pm
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NAME OF BUSINESS: Las Regias

PROPRIETORS: Joe O'Malley

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1231 5th Ave., Moline

TELEPHONE NUMBER: (309) 764-8800

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Mexican restaurant

WHEN BUSINESS OPENED: Jan. 11

WHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS? To offer a more authentic Mexican cuisine

WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? Co-workers

WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST HURDLE YOU HAD TO OVER COME? Understanding our customers' needs

IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? No

TO WHOM DID YOU GO FOR ADVICE? Fellow business owners






















 



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