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Open Your Own Gourmet Food Store

Open a Gourmet Grocery, Organic Food Store, or Specialty Food Shop

Do you have a passion for and knowledge of great food? Do you enjoy discovering new foods, and constantly seek out the finest food products available?

If you are a "foodie" who is looking for a rewarding retail business that allows you to profit from your passion for fine food, then opening a gourmet food store is for you.

When you open a gourmet food store, you will have access to the newest and highest quality foods produced in the U.S. and around the world. 

As a gourmet food store owner you will own an exciting business that gives you the freedom to make your own decisions and express your creative spirit throughout your store.

When you open your own gourmet food store you select the unique and exclusive fine-quality foods that your store will carry. You decide on the store's concept, design, and ambiance — creating an inviting atmosphere where your customers can enjoy a memorable shopping experience. 

You might choose to start a gourmet grocery store, an upscale organic food store or health food store, a store that carries a line of popular ethnic food, or a shop that sells freshly prepared gourmet meal components.

Your store can also be a place to host exciting events, such as cooking demonstrations by well-known chefs, seminars with renowned food experts, or book signings by famous cookbook authors.

"There really is no ‘typical’ day in this industry, which makes it fun and always exciting!”
— Laura Weiss, Owner
    Dolce (2,300 square foot gourmet food store)
    Atlanta, Georgia
If opening a gourmet food store sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become a Gourmet Food Store Owner is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the retail food business. 

The gourmet food store guide offers insider tips and expert advice from successful gourmet food store owners and other gourmet food industry experts. The experts who share advice in this guide include:

  • Joshua Russ Tupper of Russ & Daughters, a Manhattan gourmet store which has been described as "a culinary landmark" by The New York Times Magazine and deemed "part of New York's cultural heritage" by the Smithsonian Institution
  • Joyce Weinberg, nationally recognized gourmet food expert, author, and President of City Food Tours, who has conducted programs for industry organizations including the National Association of Specialty Food Retailers
  • Chadwick Boyd, President and CEO of Lovely & Delicious™ Enterprises, Inc., lifestyle and brand consultant whose prestigious clientele include:
    • Celebrity chef Sara Foster of Foster’s Markets
    • Alisa Barry of Bella Cucina Artful Food (featured in Oprah's O! Magazine)
    • Food Network star Tyler Florence
  • Michael Munz, small business counselor with SCORE and former owner of several Hickory Farms franchises
The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open a gourmet food store in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a gourmet food store in any country. It includes:
How to Start a Gourmet Food Store Business
  • How to create a business plan for your gourmet food store (includes a sample gourmet food store business plan)
  • Deciding what kind of gourmet food store to open
  • An overview of options for your gourmet food store business: 
    • Buying an existing gourmet food store (including how to find gourmet food stores for sale) 
    • Buying a gourmet food store franchise 
    • Opening a new gourmet food store 
  • Advice on choosing a name and signage for your gourmet food store
  • Where to get start-up financing for your gourmet food store business (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Information about the different legal structures for businesses and the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • How much space (square footage) you need to open your gourmet food store
  • What to consider when choosing a location for your gourmet food store, including information about permits and leases
  • Creating the interior design of your gourmet food store with tips on how to display items to increase sales 
  • Information on the types of licenses and insurance you will need to start your gourmet food business
  • Equipment and supplies you need to start a gourmet food store business (e.g. shelves and display fixtures, refrigerated display cases, etc.) and where to get them
  • How to get inventory for your gourmet food store including information on:
    • Places to find the newest and best gourmet food products
    • Information on the top gourmet food trade shows
    • Where to find wholesalers of gourmet foods
    • Tips on negotiating the best terms with suppliers

Managing Your Gourmet Food Store
  • How to develop effective systems for operating your gourmet food store business on a daily basis
  • How to set your prices (includes a sample price list for gourmet food)
  • Accepting payments from customers
  • How to organize inventory in your gourmet food store
  • Theft prevention techniques
  • Computer software that can help you manage your inventory of gourmet food
  • Ways to attract customers to your gourmet food store through advertising and low cost publicity
  • Holding events at your gourmet food store, including: 
    • how to plan your grand opening
    • how to attract customers and make money with gourmet cooking classes
    • other events you can hold at your gourmet food store
  • Creating a website to sell gourmet food locally and internationally
  • Increasing sales with effective customer relations, including how to get repeat business
  • How to handle difficult customers
  • How to find and hire great gourmet food store employees
Plus you will find even more resources and advice, including:
  • Tips and advice on how to "earn while you learn" the gourmet food business
  • How to develop your culinary knowledge
  • Valuable samples and checklists for starting your gourmet food store, including:
    • Sample business plan for a gourmet food store
    • Sample gourmet food store floor plan
    • Sample lease agreement
    • Sample budgets for a gourmet food store
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Sample gourmet food price list
    • Sample press release
    • Checklist to evaluate competing food stores
    • Checklist for finding the perfect location
    • Supplies checklist
    • Store operations checklist
  • And more! (including free updates)
You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about how to open a gourmet food store. The FabJob Guide to Become a Gourmet Food Store Owner contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more. 

It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to open your own gourmet grocery, organic food store, or specialty food shop.

This guide has been selling for up to $39.95 U.S. for an e-book alone. SPECIAL OFFER: If you buy the guide today, Thursday, November 27, 2014 you can have this valuable insider information for the incredible price of only $29.97. You can earn back the price of the guide your very first day in business. Plus this guide can help you open a gourmet grocery, organic food store, or specialty food shop much more quickly and profitably.

If you believe you deserve to have the career of your dreams, this guide is for you. It gives you what you need to know to open a gourmet food store.

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"The FabJob Guide to Become a Gourmet Food Store Owner takes you step-by-step through what you need to know to open and operate your gourmet grocery, organic food store, or specialty food shop. The guide offers insider advice from experts currently working in the gourmet food industry to help you achieve your own success as a gourmet food store owner."
Brenna Pearce, Editor

"It's a good time for this sort of business. The US consumer has become far more educated, sophisticated, and choosy. The days of truck-driver coffee, industrial produce, flavorless mass-market bread, and bland chemical cheeses are over and many consumers are willing to pay for the good stuff."
—Shel Horowitz, marketing expert and author of seven books


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Learn how to open a gourmet food store and start a successful retail gourmet food business. The FabJob Guide to Become a Gourmet Food Store Owner is a step-by-step guide which will teach you how to open a gourmet grocery store, how to open an organic food store or health food store, or how to open a specialty food shop.