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melodizz
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Starting a food biz

Post by melodizz » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 11:32 am

Dear all,

I hope to start a business, preferably in food business. Anybody got any ideas or sharing the same idea as me? Pls email me at: [email protected] Tks.
Thanks & Cheers,
Aileen

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Post by molchew » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 8:45 pm

i did some food biz b4, what r u looking into? foodcourt? hawker centre? restaurant?

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Post by melodizz » Thu, 07 Apr 2005 11:26 pm

Retail biz selling pastries or desserts. What kind of food biz have u been engaged in?
Thanks & Cheers,
Aileen

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Post by Guest » Fri, 08 Apr 2005 9:16 pm

Hi Aileen :D

Just mailed you at your hotmail addy.

Hope to hear from you soon...

Cheers
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Post by Guest » Fri, 08 Apr 2005 9:17 pm

Hi Aileen :D

Just mailed you at your hotmail addy.

Hope to hear from you soon...

Cheers
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Post by Guest » Sat, 09 Apr 2005 6:17 pm

Dear all,

I hope to start a food business like food court, hawker center or restaurant, anyone can give me some advise how can I get a store???
Please email me at [email protected].

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Food Stall

Post by melodizz » Tue, 19 Apr 2005 3:23 pm

Dear all,

Does anyone have experience with setting up and operating a food stall? Would appreciate if anyone can provide me with relevant info.. :)
Thanks & Cheers,
Aileen

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Post by bizcatalyst » Sat, 14 May 2005 3:46 pm

Hi Aileen,
I have never setup a food stall b4. But, I was an obeserver at a friend's stall at Maxwell market. He bought his equipment all in all about S$14000, brand new. Use PUB gas stove.
Watch out for the long hours and the rental..... these are the FACTORS that will creep up on you, whether buziness is good or bad.

Good luck.

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Hawker Food Stall

Post by melodizz » Mon, 16 May 2005 10:01 am

Hi bizcatalyst,

Do u know roughly how much is needed to set up a food stall?Heard tat it is needed to pay at least 6 mths' rental when you just started. Is it true? And do u know roughly hw much expenses needed per mth, including rental, pub bills, gas, etc? Thanks.
Thanks & Cheers,
Aileen

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Post by bizcatalyst » Tue, 17 May 2005 6:36 pm

There are at least two type of stalls. One is sublet from coffee shop operators, and the other one is directly with Govt. dept such as Maxwell market.
Deposit: I have not heard of anyone paying 6 months deposit. Generally, 2 months deposit.
PUB: Yes, you need to pay the electric, wateeer and gas.
Depending on what you sell, the startup equipment cost will vary. You probably need a fridge (about $1300 - $1600). Stainless steel counter (price varies, also second hand is available).
By my estimate, the low side of the startup is probably $25000, and high side can cost up to $50,000.
The other alternative is to take over some other stalls.
THis is hard work....
Good luck.

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Post by JobListed » Wed, 18 May 2005 5:17 pm

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Advice on setting up a food biz

Post by antara » Mon, 23 May 2005 3:34 pm

I wish to set up a food biz, coffee shop style. Can anyone provide me with some advice? Kindly email me at [email protected]?
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food business

Post by kylim7135 » Tue, 24 May 2005 8:09 pm

hi all,
likewise m intending to setup food outlets oversea, location still undecide. looking out for low-operating cost, low labour wages ... singapore, rental itself gonna make you work like dog.

anyway, m reading a book now, pretty useful for those who are keen in setting up food business here. @Success in the food business@ by VAG.

read, observe and do all necessary research before pumping money.

Am free for discussion and sharing, for those into this line and happy to form up a discussion channel, do drop me a mail. and shall consolidate the list of freshly entrepuneur.

cheers

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food business

Post by kylim7135 » Tue, 24 May 2005 8:11 pm

hi all,
likewise m intending to setup food outlets oversea, location still undecide. looking out for low-operating cost, low labour wages ... singapore, rental itself gonna make you work like dog.

anyway, m reading a book now, pretty useful for those who are keen in setting up food business here. @Success in the food business@ by VAG.

read, observe and do all necessary research before pumping money.

Am free for discussion and sharing, for those into this line and happy to form up a discussion channel, do drop me a mail. and shall consolidate the list of freshly entrepuneur.

cheers

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