Catering is a very exciting business, but like any other business to start a catering business that you really need to do the work up front. What I mean is that you need to write very detailed music business plan before you start.
The business is going to go through every piece of the business. From licensing and regulations to define competition create a marketing plan and set up the organization of price. All these things will be required.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has some great information on writing a business plan. There is a lot of other resources out there to help you write a business plan.
Also, you need to decide what type of caterer you want to be. There are many different types of snacks. It is a corporate catering and there is also a social catering to a large part of it involves catering for the wedding. Often you can find some caterers will only make the wedding.
There are special events, Kosher, social and some who insist that only serve alcohol. You should decide what you want to do, especially what you want to specialize in and then take it from there.
Two things are going to be important in your business is your kitchen. You’re going to have a kitchen to work out and make sure to check with the health department rules your state. Most countries need to work out of licensed kitchen. A lot of equipment is also required. This includes both cooking utensils and catering equipment.
You’re also going to need a list of good recipes. This can be recipes of meals that you can cook good addition to that you specialize in. You always want to be known for its food, so it is a very good idea to have the perfect food before.