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Catering business for sale in North Melbourne

  • Catering
  • Howard St North Melbourne VIC 3051
  • Prices From $40,000 Negotiable

Unique, profitable business model, catering company with cafe

This business comprises two components that operate simultaneously, the first is a mobile catering business catering to major events Victoria wide. The second component is a Café situated within an accommodation venue that operates daily breakfast for up to 400 guests daily.

This business has been operational in the major events catering space for 10 years & has established a recognizable brand that customers & event managers know, love & trust to deliver quality & consistency. Some of the well known events regularly participated in include the Queen Vic Night Market, St Kilda Festival, Moomba, Johnston St Fiesta, Beyond the Valley, Rainbow Serpent, South Melbourne Mussel Festival, Portarlington Mussel Festival. Close to 800,000 serves have been provided at well over 1500 events state wide.

The equipment that services the catering is stored in a distribution warehouse approx 450sqm, incorporates a two story office, kitchenette, male & female toilets & accommodates the following major equipment components;
• 3 vans, 2 refrigerated mercedes sprinters, 1 mitsubishi express
• 2 large mobile coolrooms
• Mobile cart and freezer
• 6 commercial BBQs
• Multiple gas burners
• Packaging
• 5 marquees
• Stainless steel tables
• Plates, glassware, utensils
• Many more items

The distribution facility is not included in the sale price, however there is an option to purchase/lease the warehouse, or move the equipment to another storage facility of the buyer’s choice.

The café has been operational for approx 4 years & provides daily breakfast for up to 400 guests who stay at the venue. Clientele consist of travellers, school camps & social club groups. Breakfast is offered 7-11am 7 days a week, 365 days per year, with take away lunch packs & dine in dinner provided to large groups who pre-book. In addition to servicing these groups, the café is the main hub for food production & storage for the catering.

The kitchen is approx 80sqm, located in North Melbourne & has a further 5 year term left to run on the contract.
Cafe equipment includes;
• 2 walk in coolrooms
• 1 walk in freezer
• Walk in drystore
• Commercial dishwasher
• Rationale oven
• 2 pizza conveyor ovens
• 1 gas burner
• 1 deep fryer
• Ample bench space
• Dining space for approx 80 people
• Robot coupe food processor
• Plates, bowls, cutlery, glassware, pots, pans

The venue is responsible for equipment maintenance, grease trap cleaning, exhaust cleaning & utilities. In exchange, this business pays a 10% commission on venue pre-booked sales only, all other revenue generated is commission free.

This business has low overheads, minimal staff & solid weekly revenue. There is ample opportunity to build the business by increasing the café hours, taking on private catering, using the businesses reputation to further access Melbourne’s exclusive & highly profitable major events, launch interstate, or take advantage of the CBD fringe location & dive into corporate catering. This business will allow you to be your own boss, run a successful catering company, maintain work life balance & only work the hours that you want to work.

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Last updated  17 May 2019
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