Starting a takeaway or fast food business
Demand is steady for takeaway and fast foods from busy professionals and families.
Takeaway food operators generally prepare food on their premises to sell over the counter or deliver to customers.
Fast food operators sell a range of fast food over the counter including burgers, chips and sandwiches. Ingredients are often bought from wholesalers in a raw state then turned into fast food at store premises.
Starting or buying a takeaway or fast food 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 takeaway or fast food business in Queensland. It will help you understand the challenges and opportunities of entering the takeaway and fast food industry so you can make good business decisions.
Takeaway and fast food industry information sourced from IBISWorld, March 2012.
- Last updated
- 04 April 2013
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