A sample business plan for a coffee shop which can be used to create your own business plan or help you assess the risks and benefits of opening a coffee shop or similar business.
|If you are planning to open a coffee shop, the very first thing you need to do is write a business plan. This is useful in many | |ways: it will allow you time to consider all your options before committing as well as put down on paper your goals and ideas. | |But, most importantly it will provide an analysis of your idea and give you a clue as to whether it will be a viable business | |venture. | |Below is a sample business plan for a fictional coffee shop. You may use this plan to formulate your own. Use your own objectives| |and revenue figures to work out your business plan. | |[pic][pic] | | | |The Perfect Cup | |Business Plan for the Period | |Starting January 2005 | |Business Overview | |Business History | |The Perfect Cup is a new restaurant venture with an expected opening date in March of 2005 in Somewhereville, Texas. The business| |is a coffee shop located in Old Town, a newly renovated section of town, with antique shops and galleries along the main street. | |We will specialize in coffee, tea, cappuccino, frozen cappuccino, and homemade cookies and brownies. There are no other shops | |that only serve coffee in Old Town, the nearest being over five miles away. Our target audience is intellectuals/artists/writers.| |Currently, there are no places in the surrounding area that cater to artists and writers. The Perfect Cup will serve this area | |well. | |Vision and Mission Statement | |The Perfect Cup will become the foremost coffee shop in the area. We will serve a perfect product at a very reasonable price. We | |will also be a meeting place for artists and writers and a place for them to show off their work. We will create an atmosphere | |conducive to creative expression and promote the creative process. | |Objectives | |Our primary goals over the next year are: | |1. Secure financing for start-up of at least $30,000 for space and equipment. | |2. Renovate our space in Old Town. | |3. Acquire equipment necessary for business, i.e. coffee pots, cappuccino machines, blenders, etc. | |4. Make agreement with coffee distributors, and...