Business Idea Center: Restaurateur - Professions

Bakery

Bakery

Cook up a business with a combination of culinary and business skills.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Bartender For Hire

Bartender For Hire

Hire out your bartending skills and earn tips along the way.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast

Create a cozy spot for travelers to rest with a B&B.
Startup Costs: $100,000 +
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Billiards Hall

Billiards Hall

Shoot for the pool of people in the billiards community.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes
Brew Pub

Brew Pub

Want to introduce the world to your premium brew? Start a pub.
Startup Costs: $100,000 +
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Buffet-Only Restaurant

Buffet-Only Restaurant

Let customers customize their dinners at a buffet restaurant.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Candy Maker

Candy Maker

Here's a business that promises sweet rewards.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Catering

Catering

Love food? Love people? Bring your interests together with a catering business.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Chuck Wagon

Chuck Wagon

Start a mobile restaurant business to bring food to your hungry customers.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Cotton Candy

Cotton Candy

Add some fluff to your pocket with this colorful business.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Deli

Deli

Give people a place to eat, as well as pick up meat and other gourmet goodies. You're likely be a hit with the lunch crowd.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Dessert Shop

Dessert Shop

Satisfy your customers' sweet tooth with a dessert shop.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes
Doughnut Shop and Bulk Sales

Doughnut Shop and Bulk Sales

Pull in your dough with this sweet business.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Food Kiosk

Food Kiosk

Serve food to your customers without having to lease a shop.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes
Food Truck

Food Truck

Chase you culinary dream on wheels.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes