Starting a catering business
Catering business operators include specialist caterers and food-service businesses.
Many government institutions and businesses use caterers and food service contractors. Demand is increasing for full-service catering, where the caterer is responsible for food services as well as cleaning, maintenance, security, account and other services.
Starting or buying a catering business involves many essential steps. Legally, you must ensure that you apply for and receive the correct licences.
This guide explains how to start a catering business in Queensland. It will help you understand the challenges and opportunities of entering the catering industry so you can make good business decisions.
Catering industry information sourced from IBISWorld, March 2012.
- Last updated
- 04 April 2013
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