If cooking is your hobby and you want to make it profession. So you can start small catering business. It’s not necessary to start big catering company and initially providing all catering services. You can start with small company, desert or coffee bar, afternoon tea near me and so on. After establish your business properly then you can grow it. Firstly you have to plan business strategy .You have to follow below things to start business.
1. You should buy necessary things for your catering business. For example, catering equipment, Dishwasher, freezer. You will also require to cooler, air condition and accessories to keep food hot. You also need equipment to transport food and serving dishes.
2. You need to make catering menu according to your expertise. By research other restaurants, you can make menu. You need to add your special dishes and dishes which people like most in your area. Price should be less than your competitor but it should be profitable. You need to make strategy of cost to make dish and profit on it. You cannot compromise with quality.
3. You have to get license and certificates for your company from food department. Be careful about the terms and conditions while you applying license. Your kitchen safety equipment should match the requirements. You also need to get permission for working extra hours. You can take help from your local business development center.
4. After that you have to make marketing plan, First of all make your business cards. You can also release the templates. Now a day’s social marketing is best idea to publish your business among the society. So you need to make your website or blog. You can also publish your business in local directories. Social sites like (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and so on) can beneficial for you.