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Please quote reference B06435
Hilton Smythe is delighted to offer to the market The Gourmet Salad Box. A very special mobile catering company offering excellent freshly cooked food for both corporate clients, music festivals and private functions- Specialising in Free from Gluten, Vegetarian and Vegan hot & Cold food, and not forgetting desserts, with 5 Star cleanliness rating from local council.
The business has a well-established customer base, with a very popular home delivery option at weekends including promotions on breakfast grazing boxes which has proven extremely successful with sell outs every time advertised.
The exciting business opportunity was developed by our client in 2020 who identified there was a gap in the market for good quality Gluten free, Vegetarian and Vegan foods. The business is now being made available for sale due to our client’s decision to concentrate on family.
The unique trailer is one of the few catering vans in the country of this beautiful style, whether it be a muddy field for a festival, a bespoke wedding this is the perfect trailer for the occasion.
As well as the established pitches, our client has been requested to attend festivals and events this year, including Yeovil Air festival, Dorchester Car meet, Taunton Food market and Weston-S-Mare, as well as attending SheppyFest. Our client is also getting a lot of interest for weddings therefore as quite a few leads for weddings in 2022.
The following is included in the sale:
Citroen Dispatch 2.0TDI Van
Horsebox converted into salad bar
Pitch licence fees paid for Taunton town centre, 7 day a week licence, Bell inn, Creech St Michael Licence, 1 night a week, Monkton Heathfield licence, 1 day a week, Somerset Boat house regular pitch, Thursday evening and Sunday day.
All recipes associated with the menu
Website with attached online ordering system
Facebook page and Instagram page with 2,000 likes and built-in shopping
EPOS System (Izettle) Including iPad and Card Reader
Running Stock circa £2k - Dry stock circa £750. Fresh stock is ordered and prepped to serve with limited holding for freshness
Very rarely do exciting catering businesses of this type come on to the open market and we therefore highly recommend early viewing to avoid disappointment.
As the business is mobile our client currently has several plots -
Taunton town centre, which is open Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat. Boat House which is open Thursday Evenings and Sunday full day. Creech St Michael our client uses Friday nights and Monkton Heathfield pitch is used in Winter on Thursdays when boat house closes for season (Oct half Term).
The business is run from a beautiful Horsebox converted into salad bar with large fridge, drinks fridge, boiler, fryer, 3 microwaves, nacho oven, slow cooker, rice cooker and workspace. Kitchen unit approx. 10 mtr X 10mtr fitted out with fridges and Freezers, Ovens, Kitchen work tops and units, stainless steel sink, wash basin, store cupboard, hot water supply & Parking.
The business holds a lease to a small unit which has beeen converted into a kitchen from where our client does most food preperation.
The business is being sold on a Leasehold bases.
The business trading hours are as followed:
Monday & Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 09:30am - 14:30pm
Thursday & Friday - 09:30am - 14:30pm and 17:30pm - 21:30pm
Saturday - 09:30am - 14:30pm
Sunday - 13:00pm - 19:00pm
The business is run and managed by our client plus 1 full time staff member and 2 part time staff members during school terms.
We are advised the business generated a turnover of circa £70,000, further financial information can be made available upon request.
Please quote reference B06435
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