Not everyone dreams of becoming a big successful entrepreneur. Although some will want to work for themselves in whatever way that requires, it isn’t always the reason that others go into business for themselves. Although the allure of flexible working hours and controlling your own income is always going to be attractive, sometimes the push to go into business for yourself comes from passion. Because when you’re really interested in a set industry or area, you may feel ready to launch your own business, even if you never thought you would. And when you’re a foodie, that can be the biggest motivation of all. So let’s take a look at some of the foodie worthy business ideas you might like to try out.
When it’s cooking that you love, you might really enjoy being in the catering business. Whether you’ve worked as a caterer in the past and you think you can carry it on well, or you’re just a passionate home cook and you think you can make it, launching a catering business can be quite simple. You can set it up in your own home, with little professional experience. As long as you’re willing to network and get your name out there – and your food is good, your business should boom.
Maybe you’re less into cooking and more into coffee. When that’s the case, and you’re super knowledgeable and interested in those beautiful little beans, why not start your own coffee cart? With something like Kickstart My Coffee Carts, it will be relatively easy to do and better than going for a store first of all. With your own cart or kiosk, you can test the waters of what its like to be a coffee entrepreneur, and maybe open your own store at some point in the future.
But if it is the idea of owning your own place that is really speaking to you, then you might like to go with a small bistro. When you want to open a big restaurant, it can often take a lot of capital, and a lot of your time. So, instead, you could think about opening a small bistro, maybe even somewhere near to your home that you could operate on a small scale before branching out.
When you’re a master baker, you may be more interested in creating cakes than a company, but you could quite easily kill both birds with one stone. Opening a successful bakery can be a process that’s easy to follow – especially if you start out by baking at home. If you’re talented and you have a passion for sweets, you may even like to open a little attached cafe at the same time.
And finally, you always have the option to start a food blog. If you love food, but you’re an avid writer, it would be the perfect business idea for you. Starting a food blog could be the best way to combine your interests and make money in the process. And best of all, you can often start with little or no budget and build your way up.
Which of these ideas would you be most interested in?