Part Time: Can be operated part-time
Online Operation? No
As there are a lot of events all year round, especially wedding ceremonies, funerals, outdoor events as well as birthday celebrations, this is a business that is hot and you can start from home.
If you have passion for cooking and serving people and you are also a people manager, this business is for you. You can start part-time while building your business and expertise. This business is a creative one but it is fun if you are running it passionately. You need to be time conscious and able to accommodate clients' needs and be ready to cook in an unfamiliar territory on an ongoing basis.
What type of Person should go into this business: You must be a type A kind of person. You must be someone who is passionate, aggressive, jovial, a leader with willingness to carry out jobs ranging from the lowest to highest jobs without pride.
Above all, you must be teachable. You need to know various types of food and confectioneries as well as event organization.
The Market: Start from where you are to source for clients. Your neighborhood, club, religious organization such as Church, Mosque etc
How to Get Attention: You need to be innovative here. You must know how to attract clients through placing Ads in local papers, online including social media sites such as facebook, create a wedding related or food blog as well as build your own facebook fan page where you display your past jobs.
You also need to establish a relationship with wedding-oriented vendors, bridal shops, photographers, bakeries, cake decorators, musicians, jewelers and hotels.
Make brochures with your contacts and photos of past jobs plus informative write-ups on it and leave distribute. You can also attend our Bread Baking Course
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