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COMPETING FOR SALES ON THE MIDWAY Part I: Signage

  Hands down, one of my favorite times of the day is after the booth is closed when I trot off to the camper, crack open my favorite snack (chocolate), and get down to counting the money. That is; unless … 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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Food Booths – Big and Small

I am now in the process of designing a new food booth. I want one that is small and easy.  I am doing this because I am getting older, less energetic, and perhaps, a little cranky. Let me explain. I … Continue reading

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Food Concession Blog Launch – GASP!

Technology gives me a headache. Social media gives me the willies. However, after much encouragement from others I have decided to start blogging about my experiences in the food concession business. Please have patience as my learning curve is steep. … Continue reading

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