Lesson 4: Tasty Dog

In this lesson, we’ll take a look at some fictitious, though plausible, financial data for Tasty Dog, a fast food restaurant in Oak Park.

Tasty Dog

As you look through the financial data in the link below, consider what revenues (money coming in) and expenses (money going out) Tasty Dog must cope with.


  • How does a business owner use this info?
  • If you are considering starting your own business how might you use this type of information?

“The Profit”

Check out this clip from the show “The Profit” to see Marcus Lemonis break down the financial data of the restaurant Standard Burger (start at 34:29)

Practice Problems