catering business plan template

Food Catering Business Plan Template


How to get funding for your catering business!

“Here’s the ‘Perfect Solution’ to getting your catering business funded quickly…even if you don’t have a clue on how to write a business plan and don’t have the budget to pay a professional to do it!”

If you want to get your catering business organized and funded then here’s the perfect solution:

Did you know that a well-written and researched business plan is the key to getting funding for your catering business?

But most entrepreneurs neglect this aspect of their startup.

That’s usually because they are not knowledgeable enough to write a business plan on their own.

Or do not have the budget to pay a professional business plan writer.

But if you’ve ever wanted to start a catering business and you need to write a business plan to get funding then our Hybrid Fusion Business Plan Templates are for you.

Our Hybrid Business Plan Template is a high quality thoroughly researched business plan template, but also a business plan that has examples for you to insert your own market and business specifics into.

Our plans are high quality, in-depth and researched with base financials included.

Each one takes us a minimum of 160 to 200 hours to write and has been reviewed and proofed by at least 3 professionals and a third party prior to being offered to you.

A catering business is a great first business for those interested in entrepreneurship

If you enjoy cooking and have an interest in organizing parties and social events, creating your own catering franchise can be a great venture. The opportunities for professional growth in both large and small markets are numerous and the year-round demand for services is a relatively reliable opportunity for income.

And with our business plans templates you’ll be able to seek funding from investors and be up and running in no time.

With a just few modifications (Like the name of your company and owner’s bio, market, financials and location specifics) you can customize this business plan for your exact needs.

Here’s why a free business plan template can risk your chances at funding

Lenders and investors see thousands of business plans and they know when you’re using a generic free template because the “Wording is just not right”.

You can have the best idea for your venture and pitch it to them perfectly, however when you leave and they review your plan what will it really say about you?

And free isn’t really free if it costs you your funding.

Why leave the future of your business to chance?

Our business plan templates are written for your specific market and references are included as well as base financials.

Start your business off the right way with our comprehensive Hybrid business plan templates.

As part of this package you will receive our catering business plan template, which contains the following sections:

  • Executive summary.
  • The enterprise.
  • The business concept and need.
  • Industry / market overview.
  • Growth strategy and implementation summary
  • Management plan
  • Risk factor
  • Financial projections
  • Use of proceeds
  • References

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 Depending on which version of the business plan options you purchase (more on that in a moment), you’ll receive the following:

  • 43 page catering business plan template with base financials and references. This catering business plan template will be delivered via digital download in fully editable Microsoft Word and includes catering business pre-written example text, general industry research, general financials, example graphs and charts, references and narrative already completed for you.

Red instructional text above each section is included to let you know what to insert in that section. In some areas, you can just add your information, in others you will need to use the example text as a basis to write your own business specifics. What sets you apart, your local market, your business team etc.

Example graphs and charts are also included for you to use as an example of what to insert in those areas for your market and location specifics.

Catering Business Plan Template

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  • Catering Financial Template in Microsoft Excel (recommended) to calculate your finances. This excel template will allow you to enter financial data specific to your business and will produce proforma financial statements for use in your business plan. The worksheets (Set-up, Start-up, Sales, Headcount, Inventory, Operating Expenses, Capital Budget, Equity & Debt, and Amortization Schedule) contain instructions, questions for you to answer, and boxes (cells) for data entry. Cells in which you are to answer questions or enter data are yellow. Purple cells contain formulas that will be calculated automatically.

Catering Business Plan Template

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  • Catering Business Funding Package. (A must have if actively seeking investment) Includes a catering business Microsoft PowerPoint slideshow template “Pitch Deck” to show lenders and investors your concept at a glance. It includes 12 slide photography images with instructional text for you to insert your specific business information into.

This funding package also includes the Funding eBook bundle to educate you on your funding options and how to best present your business concept. These 4 eBooks guide you through individual interventions, second-party arrangements, corporate funding options, government interventions, managing business cash-flow, quick start funding overview, exit strategy, common mistakes to avoid when pitching your concept and much more.

Catering Business Plan Template

Catering Business Plan Template

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  • Business Startup and Raising Capital document templates to show investors that your business is organized and prepared:

Business Assessment Documents. Vital documents to make sure you are prepared for your venture. Includes: Business Plan Guidelines, Strategic Planning Checklist, Trend Analysis Checklist, Executive Summary Template, Market Study Outline, Business Analysis Worksheet. 6 Documents to help get you organized.

Business Startup Documents. Essential Documents to Help Launch Your Venture. Includes: Board of Directors Documents, Confidentiality Agreements, General Administration, Basic Financial Checklist, Franchise Feasibility Test, Startup Cost Worksheet, Franchise Comparison Worksheet, Strategic Management, Organization Wide Goals And much more. 66 Documents to help you get started.

Raising Capital Documents. Practical documents to help you get started raising capital. Includes: Government Grants and Program Worksheets and Guide, Loans and Borrowing Documents, Investment Analysis Summary, Bank Loan Request Sheet, Loan Application Review Form, Loan Calculator, Pledge of Shares of Stock, General Continuing Guaranty, Due Diligence Checklist, Promissory Notes, Investment Analysis Summary, Term sheet for potential investment And much more. 51 Documents to help you obtain funding

Catering Business Plan Template

That’s a lot of information! But don’t be overwhelmed. Rest assured we have packaged these items in easy to digest options. Scroll down to learn more.

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Food Catering Business Plan

The best part about our plans is that the TIME-CONSUMING parts are DONE for YOU

 Our Hybrid Fusion Business Plan Templates save you time as most portions are already completed for you, including the general narrative, market research, format, charts and financials are already researched and written for the food catering industry.

What makes our Hybrid Fusion Business Plans Different?

Here are just a few reasons why the black box business plan template is the best solution to begin planning your venture:

  • Written by business professionals combined with real entrepreneurs with over 20 years of experience.
  • Formatted layout for investor and lender use.
  • References provided at the end of each plan.
  • Most recently available market research and demographics used.
  • Beautifully formatted to look professional and pleasing to the eye.
  • A full is narrative written from scratch for your industry.
  • Industry financials at the end of each plan.
  • Written in a persuasive way to show investors the true potential of your venture.
  • Hybrid Fusion Cross between a business plan sample and template to make customization more realistic.

(Click here to view sample pages of this catering business plan template)

But we don’t want to sell you on EASY.

We want to make sure you obtain a well-researched market specific business plan template you are able to build a realistic and truly investor-friendly business plan upon.

Real investors and lenders see 3 to 15 business plans a day.

With the big “Corporate” business plan template companies luring you in with an “Easy” business plan those very lenders see right through them.

With our plan templates, you will have something extensive, unique as well as currently researched to set you apart from the “Corporate” generic business fill-in-the-blank plan templates.

Know what you will be receiving by viewing our sample pages for this business plan here.

Do-it-yourself and not only save but learn more about your business as well.

  • Each complete plan takes us about 160 to 200 hours to research, write and create and is written in a way to make it easy to understand yet investor friendly. A professional business plan writer would charge a minimum of $650 to create a unique business plan of our length with the amount of research, financials, graphs, and charts.
  • This is the viable solution you have been looking for. A comprehensive, well-written template with full narrative and financials research specifically for your industry. Our business plans are investor friendly, written by professionals and offered at a fraction of the cost of a professional business plan writer.
  • We stand behind our quality. Our plans are in-depth and researched with. If you are able to find a more researched, referenced, comprehensive, up to date catering business template for the food catering industry we will refund your money.
  • Don’t believe the MYTH of “Fill in the blanks” business plan templates. Each venture is unique as is each market. If someone promises you a “fill-in-the-blanks” template or automated way to create your business plan then you are effectively getting a generic plan. Our hybrid business plan offered here is researched written and formatted specifically for the food catering industry.
  • Before purchasing please understand the usage of this document (Yes you will have to put in some work) we are honest about what offer and provide screenshots of the documents you will be receiving so there is no misunderstanding.

A customized or turn-key document from a reputable professional business plan writer starts at $950 and a cost upwards of $5,500 or more (A Google search will show you this.)

We are attempting to help you get started on a budget hence we are providing our extensive hybrid fusion business plan documents as a starting point for you to build your plan upon.

If you do not wish to do any work we do offer a fully customized plan starting at $1,850.

If interested please feel free to message us regarding these fully custom written plans.

And if you order now we’ll throw in these helpful bonuses…

Order today and you’ll also receive two bonuses! (In addition to our business plan options as part of your purchase.)

  • Risk vs Reward when starting a business eBook
  • General Business Promotion Ideas eBook

These two Bonus eBooks will help inspire you to get your catering business growing.

Limited time offer.  Offer may expire at any time.


30 day money back guarantee

Like any business there are risks. I am so confident that this is the most comprehensive catering business offering out there that if you are able to find a more comprehensive catering business plan package that includes a 35+ page business plan template and matching Excel worksheet for a lower price I will refund your money.  Click here for terms and conditions.



There is never a better time than the present to start your catering business as the industry is quickly growing. Everyone knows that your decadent delicacies are the toast of the town, so why don’t you create a catering business to sell your specialties? From graduation parties to awards galas, fine food elevates every event to the next level. When you open your own catering business, you become the master of the menu. So don’t delay—your talent for making tantalizingly tasty treats will ensure that customers consistently come back hungry for more. The resources we provide will help jump-start you. However in the end only you can make the choice to make a difference in your life.


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Disclaimers (Please read prior to purchase)

-This is an editable example business plan template, which is in between a business plan template and sample. This is NOT a complete Turn-key business plan. Modify and use this Hybrid business plan template as a foundation to create your own plan. See sample pages to see exactly what you will be receiving.

-We are unable to make any changes to this plan or excel sheet or pitch deck or documents for you.

-By purchasing these documents you agree not to resell, copyright or post them online.

-Digital Download for Microsoft Office XP 10.0 in Windows XP and higher versions.

-Will also open in Microsoft Office for Mac, however, some formatting issues may be present and will need to be corrected. For this reason we unable to guarantee 100% direct compatibility with Microsoft Office for Mac.

-This is a large Microsoft Word file. Please keep in mind that we are not responsible if your computer processor is unable to render them quickly. We have tested these files on multiple MACs and PCs and they render fine on our end. However, we are unable to account or guarantee how the files will perform on your end due to various extensions and operating system performance. Although rare, if you are having rendering issues you may need to attempt to open and work on the Microsoft Word files on an alternative, newer or faster computer. 

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Thanks for scrolling down to the bottom of this page! Whether you purchase from us or not I wish you much success in your catering venture! ☺

$35.00 – $85.00
  • Digital Download for Microsoft Office XP 10.0 in Windows XP and higher versions.
  • Will open in Microsoft Office for Mac however some formatting issues may be present and will need to be corrected.