CATERING & DECORATING SERVICES
Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority
Government of Pakistan
th Floor L.D.A Plaza, Egerton Road Lahore. Pakistan 54000
Tel: (042) 111-111-456, Fax: (042) 6304926-7
th Floor L.D.A Plaza,
Egerton Road Lahore.
Tel: (042) 111-111-456, Fax:
TH Floor, Bahria
Complex II, M.T. Khan Road,
Tel: (021) 111-111-456
Fax: (021) 5610572
State Life Building
The Mall, Peshawar.
Tel: (091) 9213046-47
Fax: (091) 286908
Bungalow No. 15-A
Chaman Housing Scheme
Airport Road, Quetta.
Tel: (081) 831623, 831702
Fax: (081) 831922
November, 2007Pre-Feasibility Study Catering & Decorating Services Page 1 of 30
The purpose and scope of this information memorandum is to introduce the subject matter and provide a general idea and information on the said area. All the material included in this document is based on data/information gathered from various sources and is based on certain assumptions. Although, due care and diligence has been taken to compile this document, the contained information may vary due to any change in any of the concerned factors, and the actual results may differ substantially from the presented information. SMEDA does not assume any liability for any financial or other loss resulting from this memorandum in consequence of undertaking this activity. Therefore, the content of this memorandum should not be relied upon for making any decision, investment or otherwise. The prospective user of this memorandum is encouraged to carry out his/her own due diligence and gather any information he/she considers necessary for making an informed decision.
The content of the information memorandum does not bind SMEDA in any legal or other form.
Document No. PREF-24
Prepared by SMEDA-Sindh
Approved by Provincial Chief - Sindh
Issue Date November, 2007
Issued by Library OfficerPre-Feasibility Study Catering & Decorating Services Page 2 of 30
1..1 Purpose ofthe Document
This document is developed to provide the entrepreneur with potential investment opportunity in setting up and operating a medium sized catering and decorating service offering standard food menus to the general public. The document is designed to provide relevant details (including technical) to facilitate the entrepreneur in making the decision by providing various technological as well as business alternatives. It is aimed at providing the entrepreneur with general advice and pointers to help in setting up a new catering and decoration business. Some information is also presented for existing catering businesses that wish to expand and grow their operations further. The document also allows flexibility to change various project parameters to suit the needs of the entrepreneur. 1..2 Project Brief
A caterer serves food with wait staff at dining tables or sets up a self-serve buffet. The food may be prepared on site or shipped in but often some combination is deployed depending on the menu and facilities at the site. The caterer staff is responsible not only for preparing the food but also setting up the dining area and waiting tables and where required setting up the stage and décor depending on the client requirements. For the proposed project food preparation (production) is assumed to be outsourced to the food producers and the business will cater the needs of serving and decoration. This service is typically provided at banquets, conventions, and weddings. Any event where all the attendees are provided with food and drinks...
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