Checklist For Starting A Bakery: A Comprehensive Guide

1. Research the local market and competition

2. Write a detailed business plan

3. Obtain necessary permits and licenses

4. Secure start-up capital

5. Choose your bakery location and space

6. Set up shop, including supplies and equipment

7. Create a menu of baked goods

8. Develop pricing for your products

9. Market your bakery to attract customers

10. Hire staff, if needed

11. Implement quality control procedures

12. Track financials and stay organized in bookkeeping practices

13. Establish operational policies and procedures

14. Continually review business performance and adjust operations as needed

15. Establish an online presence for your bakery

16. Network with other food businesses in the community

17. Prepare for future growth and success!

18. Celebrate your success!