Shaved Ice Catering Profitability
Benefits of Starting a Shaved Ice Business
Starting and becoming profitable in the restaurant industry can be a difficult feat for anyone. With the thousands of restaurants nationwide that are fighting for a piece of the revenue pie, it can become a cutthroat business. However, if your dream is succeeding in this extremely competitive market, it doesn’t have to be a losing battle. If you are willing to try different business revenue streams, not only can your sales and profitability boom, but you can make quite a name for yourself in a niche market. It just all depends on finding that right venture opportunity. That is why we are here to tell you that shaved ice catering is the perfect investment for you.
Capturing Different Revenue Streams
For those individuals that want to break into the restaurant business but don’t know where to begin, the catering business is an ideal starting point. Not only will it enable you to capture a unique market that can provide recurrent business opportunities, but it’s a significant investment that can bring a steady and profitable revenue stream. The key is identifying which catering business is ideal for you and can provide you with high returns and low costs. That’s why the shaved ice catering business is an amazing catering gig that needs to be considered as your next business investment. This unique business has been known to generate sizeable and highly profitable business opportunities, with the sky being the limit for revenue potential. The beauty of this business is that the opportunity to succeed all depends on you – how much you want to work, how badly do you want to make a profit, and how well you can execute your product and marketing scheme.
Endless Possibilities and Low-Start Up Costs
The great thing about having a shaved ice catering business is that you can decide on your location and the amount you want to spend on your fixed expenses. Operating a shaved ice catering business doesn’t have to be costly and does not require a brick and mortar storefront. Instead, if you are looking to keep costs low, then the amazing thing about the shaved ice catering business is that there are many options for you to be profitable while investing very little into the business. Whether you decide that you want to start a pop-up stand or a push-cart for your shaved ice business, you can get everything you need for your business for less than $5,000. Not only will this low start-up fee enable you to make your money back quickly, but it can open you up to multiple channels of business expansion opportunities. Regardless, the shaved ice business is an opportunity that has low total costs, and the potential of high returns, which makes this enterprise a no-brainer for anyone looking for a creative new business investment.
Easy to Increase Exposure and Brand Name
Whether you are a business start-up pro or a newbie, this business is ideal for those individuals that are looking for a company that can quickly build brand exposure. With the possibility of mobilizing your shaved ice business and heading to carnivals, festivals, concerts, and farmer’s markets, not only can you reach many, many customers, but if you can figure out your business components and provide a quality service, it will be easy for you to provide a memorable experience for your customers. The shaved ice business is an ideal venture where you can build a quality brand name. This will not only help you gain brand recognition, but it will drive new customers your way with plenty of opportunities for additional growth.
If you are looking for new expenditure and want to invest in a great opportunity where the profits can be endless, then give the shaved ice industry a try. Start this new business venture by contacting us for your very own Hatsuyuki shaved ice machine and let us help you start on this fantastic, unique opportunity.
Hawaiian Shaved Ice vs. Soft-Serve Ice Cream
Both Hawaiian shaved ice and soft-serve ice cream are popular choices for customers everywhere regardless of the season. But which one is the better choice for sellers? Soft-Serve Soft-serve ice cream has many merits in terms of taste and flavor, but for sellers, soft-serve is a poor choice when compared to Hawaiian shaved ice. Limited … Continue reading Hawaiian Shaved Ice vs. Soft-Serve Ice Cream
The Top Commercial Shaved Ice Machine of 2019
Few things can be as satisfying as taste-bud tickling shaved ice on a hot afternoon. However, whether you want to start a shaved ice business or make shaved ice at home, you need the right equipment for the task. But first, you must familiarize yourself with the best commercial shaved ice machines available in the … Continue reading The Top Commercial Shaved Ice Machine of 2019
Year Round Hawaiian Shaved Ice
Hawaiian shaved ice brings to mind images of summer and beaches. Nothing feels better on a hot day than sitting in the shade with Hawaiian ice. But what about when we don’t need to beat the heat? Where’s the appeal of Hawaiian shaved ice then? It’s natural for business owners to be concerned with the … Continue reading Year Round Hawaiian Shaved Ice
Making A Shaved Ice Business Profit
It seems that more than ever, the “side hustle” has become a popular method of supplementing income. Part-time jobs require hours that you may not be able to sacrifice. Share economy based businesses offer more flexibility in hours, but still leave you at the mercy of company policy and wages. You’d like to start … Continue reading Making A Shaved Ice Business Profit
How to Make Perfect Shave Ice Like a Pro
Whether or not you’re a proud owner of a shave ice business or just here to learn how to make shave ice, there are a couple of things to consider in order to produce the perfect shave ice to enjoy or to keep happy customers coming back. Test your skills and learn how … Continue reading How to Make Perfect Shave Ice Like a Pro
Ultimate Guide for Shave Ice Machine Rentals
With all that unbearable heat and sweltering temperatures, it is almost impossible to imagine summers without yummylicious iced treats. Biting into that cool sweetness of an icy good truly feels like a respite from the heat outside. So, how can you get those iced treats for your next birthday party or office event? Getting shaved … Continue reading Ultimate Guide for Shave Ice Machine Rentals
Get Your Shave Ice Business Started with the Best Snow: Cube Ice VS Block Ice
If you are new to the shave ice business your mind is probably swirling with more than just flavor combos! You might be thinking about the best location for your venue, witty brand names, and types of shave ice machines among other businessey details. One key ingredient will get you started on your way toward … Continue reading Get Your Shave Ice Business Started with the Best Snow: Cube Ice VS Block Ice
Best Ice Shavers: The Hatsuyuki HF-500E Block
What would be the best way for you to cool off during those hot summer months? If your answer is delicious and refreshing shaved ice, then you probably need a sturdy ice shaving machine. With this appliance, you can make tasty treats for everyone at any time. All in all, add some ice, press a … Continue reading Best Ice Shavers: The Hatsuyuki HF-500E Block
The Colorful History of Hawaiian Shave Ice
Bright greens mixed with yellow under a blue sky bring the feeling of summer in the air. When the time comes, the colors of the outdoor shift to vibrant reds and oranges of autumn. We all associate certain patterns of colors with certain seasons and it’ll come as no surprise that colors are associated with … Continue reading The Colorful History of Hawaiian Shave Ice
Shave Ice: A Dessert History Around the World
Traced back thousands of years, ice has been used to chill food and drink. Often it was only available to the world’s aristocrats and privileged. The first possible record of shaved ice in the world leads back to China in 1100 BC! As this commodity became more readily available, how did it morph into this … Continue reading Shave Ice: A Dessert History Around the World
The Shave Ice Difference
It’s the classic mix up. Snow cone, shave ice. It’s all just ice and syrup after all. What’s the difference, right? Contrary to popular belief and despite their similarities, shave ice and snow cones are actually two entirely different treats. Each with their own taste, texture, presentation and background. Here are the key differences you … Continue reading The Shave Ice Difference
Get Ready, Get Set, Get Going: Shave Ice Tips and Products to Get You Started
Whether you are running your shave ice business from a mobile stand, a portable concession trailer, or a storefront, there are a few key elements that really make all the difference to your success. Much of the success of a shaved ice stand depends on its location. Place your stand where it’s easy to get … Continue reading Get Ready, Get Set, Get Going: Shave Ice Tips and Products to Get You Started
Have Fun Selecting the Color and Flavor of Your Shaved Ice Concentrate
Other than flavor, one of the main things that people associate Hawaiian shaved ice with is bright colors. The refreshing and sweet summer treat is typically adorned with one or more bright, primary hues at a time, creating an energetic and happy mood. At Real Hawaiian Ice, we love all the bright colors of syrup … Continue reading Have Fun Selecting the Color and Flavor of Your Shaved Ice Concentrate
How Something Like Flower Cups Add That Special Touch To Your Party
Whether your planning a child’s birthday, an engagement party or a backyard summer BBQ, there is always a long list of things to do to get ready. There is food to buy, decorations to hang and activities to plan. It is easy to go overboard with having too much when the most important thing is … Continue reading How Something Like Flower Cups Add That Special Touch To Your Party
Shaved Ice and the Dreaded Brain Freeze
We’ve all been there. A hot summer day paired with an insatiable craving for something cool, sweet and refreshing. When you find a place that sells your favorite flavor of frozen shaved ice, you can’t help but stop by and dig in. Your first quick bite of the snowy fruit-flavored treat instantly sends a giant … Continue reading Shaved Ice and the Dreaded Brain Freeze
Shave Ice or Snow Cone?
Once summer hits, everyone basking in the heat of sunny beach days and outdoor barbecues will long for a cool, refreshing treat. Choice are many including popsicles, ice cream, frozen yogurt and the ever-popular combination of ice and sticky-sweet syrup. But is it shave ice or is it a snow cone? Is there a difference? … Continue reading Shave Ice or Snow Cone?
How to Start A Successful Shaved Ice Business
Starting your own business is incredibly thrilling, however along with all the excitement, there are some obstacles you’ll have to get through in order to be successful. There isn’t a master spreadsheet on exactly how to start your own business, no matter which business you choose. One person may run things differently than the … Continue reading How to Start A Successful Shaved Ice Business
Hawaiian Shave Ice vs. Italian Ice
On a hot day, the perfect way to cool down includes grabbing your favorite cool treat and relaxing in the shade but which treat will you choose? Hawaiian Shaved Ice or Italian Ice? You might think they are the same thing, either will be fine, but there are several differences between the treats including … Continue reading Hawaiian Shave Ice vs. Italian Ice
What Do You Need To Get Your Hawaiian Shaved Ice Business Started?
If you are looking for a simple business idea with a relatively low overhead and great profit potential, shaved ice is the way to go. Think about it, in the brutal heat of the summer, what tastes better than a cool, wet, sweet treat? But before you dive in, you may want to know a … Continue reading What Do You Need To Get Your Hawaiian Shaved Ice Business Started?
Crafting Shave Ice Art
Crafting Shave Ice Art:Your Imagination is the Only Limit Shaved ice is practically guaranteed to bring in customers of all types and all ages during the hot summer months. The more variety the better! Flavor, of course, is the biggest variable in shaved ice but there are other variables that you can introduce as well … Continue reading Crafting Shave Ice Art
Simple Syrup Recipe – Make Your Own Shave Ice Flavors
Take Your Shave Ice Business Up a Notch by Making and Flavoring Your Own Simple Syrup Shave ice is a treat that appeals to kids of all ages (even the “overgrown” variety!) which is probably why you got into the business to begin with! Of course the big appeal of shave ice is its amazing flavor, … Continue reading Simple Syrup Recipe – Make Your Own Shave Ice Flavors
Summer Shave Ice Flavor Combinations
Summer Flavors: Mix and Match For New Summer Shave Ice Flavors Summer is coming up, it would be fun to add new flavors with the ones you already have. With the Hawaiian ice syrups that your business has, you can make up to 100 different mixtures. We will be sharing the recipe to 9 … Continue reading Summer Shave Ice Flavor Combinations
Shaved Ice Cups: Biodegradable vs. Non-Biodegradable
If you are trying to understand all the different types of cups that are in the shaved ice community there are two to pick from, biodegradable and plastic. We offer both types of cups so we can help your business grow. When you first see the choices it might be intimidating. Biodegradable and plastic are … Continue reading Shaved Ice Cups: Biodegradable vs. Non-Biodegradable
Tempering Block Ice for Hawaiian Shave Ice
If you’re looking to make the highest quality Hawaiian shave ice, it’s important to spring for the block ice shaver. While cubed ice is considerably quicker and more convenient, the texture difference of the snow from block ice versus cubed ice is noticeable. Using block ice is the only way to create the softest, … Continue reading Tempering Block Ice for Hawaiian Shave Ice
Shave Ice: Concentrate or Ready-To-Use Syrup?
Picking out your commercial shave ice machine is only one step in starting your new shave ice business. Another decision that has to be made is whether you want to use concentrate or ready-to-use syrups to add flavor your shave ice. Both our Hawaiian Ice concentrate and ready-to-use syrups are made with the highest … Continue reading Shave Ice: Concentrate or Ready-To-Use Syrup?
The Best Commercial Shave Ice Machine
A key step in opening your own shave ice business is picking out what machine is right for you. When it comes to deciding what the best commercial ice shaver for you is, there are a lot of factors to take into consideration. Commercial ice shavers are meant to provide a high level of output … Continue reading The Best Commercial Shave Ice Machine
Snow Cone vs. Shave Ice
What’s the difference between a snow cone and shave ice? Is there even a difference? Aren’t they the same thing? Nope. Not at all. While both are delicious, here are the biggest differences between the two: What Kind Of Ice Was Used? Snow cones are usually shaved from ordinary ice cubes. Shave ice is … Continue reading Snow Cone vs. Shave Ice
Best Locations For Your Shave Ice Business
You have your professional ice shaver ready, all your commercial ice supplies organized, and every possible shave ice syrup lined up for action. You flicker the ‘open’ light on- but no one is at your door. Why? It could be many reasons. But a potentially major reason? LOCATION. For a successful shave ice business, location … Continue reading Best Locations For Your Shave Ice Business
Top Supplies and Accessories Your Shave Ice Business Needs
Block Ice Mold – It is widely known that block ice machines produce better ice than cube ice machines. However, block ice is not as easy to come by and is not as efficient to use than cube ice. In order to have quicker access to block ice for your machine, we recommend having a … Continue reading Top Supplies and Accessories Your Shave Ice Business Needs
Which Shave Ice Machine Is Right For You?
Using the right shave ice machine is essential to your business’ success. We are often asked if you should purchase a cube shave ice machine or a block shave ice machine. The answer is that it really depends on you, your customers, and the type of business you are going to be running. Are … Continue reading Which Shave Ice Machine Is Right For You?