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How to add a hot food program to your snack shop

How to Add a Hot Food Program [4 Easy Steps]

Have you been tossing around with the idea of adding a hot food program to your convenience store or snack shop? Do you lie awake at night dreaming of expanding your menu offerings and broadening the horizons of your customers’ taste buds?

Well then….you’ve come to the right place, friend. Sit down, stay awhile, and grab a basket of chicken wings while you’re at it. Our treat.

What’s Holding You Back?

The truth is, there are plenty of businesses that can greatly benefit from the addition of a hot food program – convenience stores, universities, sports organizations concessions, even youth summer camps to name a few.

Practically any business or organization that lacks the available space, equipment, and kitchen setup to serve fresh food could benefit from one of our hot food programs.

So…how come they all don’t take us up on it? In our experience, we’ve found that it can often be boiled down to simply feeling a bit daunting or seeming like too much work.

We’re here to bust this myth wide open and break down just how easy adding a hot food program can be.

4 Easy Steps to Adding a Hot Food Program

#1 – Understand Your Customers

When it comes to the “Who, What, When, Where, and Why,” it all starts with the “Who.” By understanding who you’ll be serving, you can then begin to evaluate their taste preferences and get an idea of the number of transactions you can expect on an hourly, daily, or weekly basis.

#2 – Let Broaster Express Find the Right Size Program for You

Trademark food program

Our innovative, full-service hot food programs are customizable to meet the desires of your hungry customers without the franchise, royalty, or licensing fees. You control and keep your profits.

We do have a few standard requirements like serving Broaster frozen food products, cooking with a Broaster fryer, signing on the dotted line, and promoting your location with our signage and packaging.

But all in all, we work with you every step of the way to ensure you have everything you need to be successful. You can even request a quote online!

#3 – Setup Your Food Distribution

Let’s talk logistics. Specifically, how do you get Broaster menu items to your place of business?

If you currently have a local food distributor that you’re working with, start there. You may not need to change a thing. Of course, if you need help choosing a distributor, we are more than happy to provide recommendations as well.

#4 – Train Employees to Serve Great Food, Every Time

In food service, quality and consistency are the names of the game, and this means whoever is on-the-clock has to be ready to deliver total customer satisfaction.

The good news is…Broaster Express offers convenient, on-site food training and equipment programs to immerse your associates in the process and help them pick things up that much faster.

By placing an emphasis on training employees to really understand the value of quality, consistency, and customer service, you can easily keep your guests coming back time and time again.

How to Become a Broaster Express Operator

Why did the chicken cross the road? We never have quite figured that out, but we do know that we’ve helped plenty of businesses and organizations get people to cross the road, motivated to order delicious, Broaster Express foods, snacks, and appetizers.

Whether you’re looking to expand your menu, attract new customers, or fuel your profitability, start by becoming a Broaster Express Branded Operator.

Contact us online today, or give us a call at 800.365.8278 to learn more.