Cooking & Food
Small Business Ideas


People need to eat and these small business ideas will help you find a niche cooking or providing food for people.

If you really like to cook and are good at it you may be surprised at how easy it would be to develop a income helping other people enjoy healthy and/or fun foods.

In our fast paced world, many families just don’t get to enjoy a home cooked meal very often. Just addressing that need could make you a decent full time income while working from home and cooking for your family too.

Or perhaps you have a sweet tooth and would love to explore some possible ideas on how to make extra money helping people satisfy their sweet tooth too.

And of course there are always ideas for providing food for people where they work and play.

Think of food delivery services and food booths at outdoor events such as craft fairs, flea markets, local community celebrations, etc.

So let’s get cooking, check out the ideas here and see if you find something that nourishes your need to make money and have fun doing it too.

Baking for Bread
You’ve been baking bread, sweets and other goodies for your family as long as you can remember, and whenever you take your treats to local bake sales, they ’sell like hotcakes‘ - no pun intended.

Become a Cooking Coach
The last thing some folks want to admit to is that they can’t cook. They might be very good at their jobs, and have nice homes, but the only cooking odors in their homes, come from open restaurant takeout boxes. Who knows exactly how the epidemic of cooking illiteracy began.

Vintage Food Catering

Continuing on with a business idea that springboards from out last business idea – vintage cookbook recipes, if you have a catering service or even an approved food service kitchen why not offer clients some specialized vintage foods?

Sweet Bouquets
How would you like a business idea that uses your creative talents and is very sweet too? How many times have you received a bunch of flowers or some generic gift that you neither needed nor wanted?

Herb Kits
Are you knowledgeable about growing herbs? Well with this business idea you can offer herb kits for sale to people so they can grow their own fresh herbs.

Sandwich Service
If you are looking for food related business ideas how about providing a sandwich service to neighboring businesses?

Custom Spice Blends
Can you imagine food cooked without spices? Neither can I! Well with this business idea if you like to cook and have a knack for coming up with creative spice combinations, you could consider mixing and marketing your own custom spice blends.

Vegetarian Cooking Classes & Catering
If cooking is your passion, then finding a business idea that taps into a cooking and/or food niche is a great idea for starting a small business.

Customized Gift Wines
With this business idea you can develop a home-based customized gift wines business.

Personal Chef
This business idea is for a someone who loves to cook, and who would enjoy making money with their cooking skills by providing healthy meals for busy families.

Cooking Classes
This business idea is for someone who loves to cook, and would feel comfortable sharing their cooking skills with others eager to learn new recipes.

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