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PLANNING A FOOD CONCESSION – WHERE TO START

It’s often hard for someone starting a food concession to know WHERE to start. I believe they should start with EVENTS. Before they plan and design any other part of their concession business they should research and become familiar with … Continue reading

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A Commissary Serves a Variety of Functions in a Food Concession Business

A concession business usually includes a commissary – a place to store and service equipment and stock between events. The commissary of a concessionaire who serves a simple menu may be something as easy as a little floor space in … Continue reading

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A Concession Business Can Be Big or Small

Last year I received an email from a woman disputing a claim I made on my website; that a person can start a small concession for $500. The woman said her family had been in the concession business for over … Continue reading

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Four Important Steps to Getting Food Concession Space at Fairs and Special Events

Welcome 2012! With the party hats, confetti and well-earned hangovers behind us it’s time to start planning for the 2012 concession season. Every year I am surprised how fast winter slides into spring, bringing with it a flurry of the … Continue reading

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Starting a Food Concession Business – Ask Yourself This

Two things I really like about the food concession business are the variety of food booths, and the people who run them.  Go to any event and you will see concessionaires who are young, old, educated, uneducated, liberal, conservative, cheerful … Continue reading

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