Business Idea Center
Chef - Professions

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

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

Buffet-Only Restaurant

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

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

Catering Truck

Offer the convenience of a mobile food business.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Chocolate Making

If your chocolate expertise can offer something the grocery store candy aisle can't, you could be in business.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

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

Cookie Gift Business

Have a knack for baking? Create delicious gifts.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Cookie Sales

Get people to line up for your addicting desserts.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Cooking Classes

Cook up a recipe for business success with culinary classes.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

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

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

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

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

Fresh Pasta Making

Supply Italian restaurants with authentic, fresh pasta.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes