How To Start A Catering Business In Ghana


Catering is the business of providing food service at a remote
site or a site such that some of all party food for an event is
prepared.
Catering service one good business in Ghana that is
highly lucrative.
As a caterer you should be prestigious, you
should have all the facilities and expertise for providing quality
services.
You should be able to provide both indoor and out
door catering services to your clients for birthday parties,
corporate get together, seminars and many others.
Starting a
catering business means you are your own boss.
You want to find out how you can make this work, please read along.
The Major
charges In Catering Business include cost of renting cooking pots, spoons,
serving plates, cooks wages, waitress wages and other running
cost.
There are various types of catering, in this aspect we are going
to talk about the wedding catering, the wedding catering
consist of various sections and it includes;
i. Cook service
ii. Table settings
iii. Waiters
Cook Service
Cook service needs to have gained expertise in offering high
quality cook services.
You should recruit cooks that are experts
in their domain and good enough to provide satisfactory
services to clients.
All the cooks that will be offered by you
should be well trained and efficient enough to cook all kinds of
dishes.
The food should be cooked in very hygienic conditions, your
cooks should be appointed by undergoing a series of test so
that you can provide high quality services to your clients.
Your
watch word should always be:
Experienced cooks
Hygienic and efficient
Best Services at all time.
Table Settings
You should work hand in hand with experts in making your
clients’ party table look astonished.
The table settings must be
appealing and welcoming to guest and the host, tables should
be well decorated with table covers, cutleries, cups with
colorful tissues in them should be well arranged on the table
this will make the guest feel homely and comfortable.
Waiters
Waiters are fast becoming an integral part of every party, you
should have a team of highly skilled and professionally
qualified waitress who are well versed with all the aspect of
hospitality, you should be able to choose the best waitress to
make your clients’ party a memorable experience.
As a wedding caterer you should be fully competent in creating
a creative menu that will not only suit your taste but also
matches the theme of your clients’ party.
All the food items
should be perfect to taste and also well decorated to match the
occasion for making the party a cherished moments for the
guests as well as the host.
You should also be engaged
in rendering all religious communities.
You should have exotic and scrumptious menus, which will
delight the mood of the lovers and also create a lip-smacking
feast for the guest and host.
Steps By Steps Guide To Start A Catering Business In Ghana
Working Capital
Catering business is capital intensive. You Need to Raise Capital or Prepare your Cash in order to get Started.
Equipments
You can
buy all the catering equipment and they include:
Linens and table covering
Table top accessories
Table decorations
Uniforms for waitresses and cooks
Large gas ranges
Plate racks
Serving carts
Catering and rental glass racks
Catering and rental plate racks
Food storage boxes and covers
Salad bar item
Serving utensils
Stainless steel steam table food pans and accessories
Knife bags, rolls, and cases
Plastic food pans, drain, trays and lids
Chafers, chafing dishes and chafer accessories
Cutting boards
Plastic trays and catering trays
Paper napkins
toothpicks
Disposable bags
Disposable catering trays and food
boxes
Plates, bowls, and trays
Large cooking pots.
All these equipment can be purchased at Shops or Market.
Location
A well and neatly arranged office will boost your clients’
number base, your office should be situated in a high profile
area this will attract corporate bodies to patronize you.
Adverts/Marketing
You need a good advert that will entice passers by, you advert
must be inviting, must be well branded.
You will need to print
complementary cards, flyers to share at every occasion you
attend.
Treat your clients well they will surely introduce you to their
families and friends.
With the above steps you are assured of
making it big in this business.