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Start & Run a Home-Based Food Business

Start & Run a  Home-Based Food Business    
Format Softcover + CD-ROM
Catalogue No. 978-1-55180-833-8
Pages 156
Language English only
Price on sale $15.95 (reduced from $23.95)
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Written by Mimi Shotland Fix.
Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2009.


  • Turn your kitchen into a business
  • Create professional recipes and products
  • Find success with your own unique speciality
Whether you have always dreamed of owning a home-based food business, need a second source of income, or want to stay home and be your own boss, Start & Run a Home-Based Food Business offers tons of tips, examples, and advice for you to run a profitable business in your own kitchen!

With over 25 years' experience, author Mimi Shotland Fix takes you through each step to starting and running a food business. Topics covered include:
  • Developing, pricing, and packaging your product
  • Advertising, marketing, and finding customers
  • Setting up simple bookkeeping, scheduling, and inventory systems
  • Finding low cost ways of turning your kitchen into a health-department approved production space.
The companion CD-ROM contains recipes and worksheets in PDF and/or MS Word format for use on a Windows-based PC.

System requirements:
  • CD-ROM drive
  • MS Word and Excel or compatible word software
  • Web browser IE Version 7 or later
  • MS Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, or NT4
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Author Mimi Shotland Fix started a home kitchen business in 1979, and has since owned and operated two successful bakeries, worked as a head pastry chef for multiple restaurants, and developed products for corporate food companies. She currently teaches continuing education classes on food and nutrition at SUNY and Cornell, and owns a culinary business consulting firm in Kingston, NY.

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