Shawarma business is absolutely a goldmine that can fetch you lots of money no matter how small or big you start. With this flourishing business, you will create employment opportunities for people who will work with you, thereby contributing your little share in reducing unemployment in Nigeria.
Amazingly, this snacks business has no limit to the profits you can earn from it. In addition, there is no limit to how big it can become. It all depends on your vision and passion. If done rightly, you will defunitely realise your start-up capital within three months.
Shawarma is usually taken for relaxation, either as snacks or light food. Its delicious taste makes it irresistible for Lagosians, especially ladies.
For you to succeed in this shawarma business, there are certain things you have to put into consideration. Now let’s take a look at the steps you need to follow to start a shawarma business successfully in Nigeria.
1. SOURCE FOR INFORMATION & EXPERIENCE.
It is important that you first learn how to prepare a shawarma in a classic and tasty manner. Try to gain experience either by attending workshop or working in a shawarma spot for atleast one week inorder to gain experience.
2. BUSINESS PLAN
Your business plan is a guide to help you determine your capital, identify the weaknesses and strength of the shawarma business, provide an overall analysis of intrinsic and extrinsic factors that may affect the business, positively or negatively.
3. CHOOSE A STRATEGIC LOCATION.
This is the most IMPORTANT Step. Shawarma business yields amazing returns when it’s located in an open place with high pedestrian traffic. Your stand should be prefarably located by the roadside. The demand for shawarma is high in strategic and populated location. You can stay close to a tertiary institution because university students can’t ignore.
4. GET YOUR EQUIPMENTS.
You need to get the important equipments for making the tasty snacks. For this business, you need to get these equipments:
- Shawarma Toaster
- Deep Fryer
- Deep freezer
- Show Glass
- Insect Killer
- Fry Pan
The price of these equipments vary and you can get cheap ones depending on your pocket.
5. REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS
Not everyone observe this step.
However, if you have big vision for your business, then you have to register your business name ASAP.
After these, you are good to go!!! You can now begin making tasty shawarma and keep the money coming.
Please note that in becoming successful in this business, you need to be unique. Make your shawarma taste great, and looks attractive. Neatness is key also. You should always practice personal and environment hygiene. And you must be customer friendly.