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what kind of degree is needed for a cafe owner

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Asked by melodyray at 1:16 PM on May. 8, 2012 in Money & Work

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  • No degree is needed however, a degree in business, marketing, or entrepreneurship would be helpful.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 1:19 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • You don't need a degree to open a cafe.

    Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 1:19 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • need and required are two different things. If you have the money you can own a cafe, no degree required. I would suggest buisiness courses and ood handling courses. You would not necessarily need a degree in either.

    More formation and we might be able to help you further.

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:20 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • No degree is needed.

    Answer by meooma at 1:35 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • No degree required. You just need the experience to run a store, manage shipments, count inventory daily, have your Food Handlers (make your employees Food Handler certified as well), know store ops procedures, teamwork skills and employees who respect you.

    Customer service skills is a must!

    Answer by onelove1982 at 1:37 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • And a business license as well..

    Answer by onelove1982 at 1:38 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • If you are starting a business you don't need a degree. It's your business. I would suggest leaning a little about business in general. And maybe take a couple of cooking classes.

    Answer by robinkane at 2:16 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • I owned a cafe and no degree is necessary. Keep in mind, though, that 95% of new businesses fail in the first five years. ASSUME you will lose money for AT LEAST three years in the restaurant business.


    Answer by livewell at 11:59 PM on May. 8, 2012

  • You need a business plan. A management degree is helpful.

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:56 AM on May. 9, 2012

  • Consulting an attorney prior to renting space for the cafe is also a wise move.

    Answer by tasches at 1:13 PM on May. 9, 2012

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