How do I start a canteen business?

How do I start a canteen business?

A Step By Step Guide To Start A Business In Food Catering

  1. i) Make A Proper Business Plan And Finalize Your Niche.
  2. ii) Get To Know About Your Kitchen Area And Rent!
  3. iii) Sort Out The Sources Of Your Capital.
  4. iv) Get The Most Important Equipment First!
  5. v) Find Out Your Source Vendors For Your Catering Supplies.

How do you promote a school canteen?

Canteen environment

  1. Keep your food service area, food display areas and equipment clean and tidy.
  2. Create a welcoming environment by keeping the area and furniture around the canteen clean, tidy and inviting.
  3. Ask classes or student groups to help decorate the canteen area with art works, posters and signs.

Is running a school canteen profitable?

School canteens are small food businesses and to make a profit need to be run as a retail business. A well-run canteen can make a small profit.

What should school canteens sell?

Healthy canteen options include multigrain sandwiches, soups, pasta, curries, fruit salads and yoghurt. Unhealthy options include deep-fried foods, pastries, cakes, lollies, chips and sugary drinks.

How do you manage a canteen business?

Those who are planning to venture into this business should consider the following:

  1. Study the terms of the canteen concession.
  2. Prepare a delicious, non-repeating 30-day menu.
  3. Set up an accounting and internal control system from the start.
  4. Have a Point of Sale (POS) system.
  5. Do not serve leftover food.

Do Tuckshops make money?

Tuckshops (small food-selling retailers) are the most supported in rural areas. It’s easy to start a small corner store – all you have to do is purchase 3 – 6 items of each product that you want to sell as a start-up. R5000 – R10 000 can open a tuckshop, and can create up to 60% profit.

Why do spaza shops fail?

Spaza shop owners often start their businesses because they noticed a gap in their community or they have a passion, such as baking or beer-brewing, that they wish to capitalise on. Many small businesses, like spaza shops, fail because they make mistakes that could have been avoided.

How much can a spaza shop make in a day?

How much can a spaza shop make in a day? A spaza shop in a very busy area can be able to make around R1 000 – R6 000 on a daily basis.

Is a spaza shop profitable?

Running a small family spaza shop often means no real profit. All money goes back into buying new stock whilst there is a high risk of the family ‘eating’ from the shop. Spaza shops sell a range of household grocery items, concentrating on fast moving consumer goods. Some of the smaller shops sell alcohol.