have a catering business called Chris’
Kitchen. We mostly cater to people in Outlook,
Saskatchewan and we started off with a farmer’s
market business where we do lots of buns,
cinnamon buns, pies, cookies and cakes.
When I was working in Outlook at a local
coffee shop, they had been doing a catering
business and decided not
to continue doing it, so I thought: “Well,
this could add on to my farmer’s market/baking
business.” And we did a bunch of research
and found out I needed to have a separate
kitchen, so we renovated my mother’s
house and turned it into a licensed kitchen.
is one of the oldest spices used by man.
It was used in ancient Egypt 5,000 years
of the occasions that we’ve catered
to are graduations, citizen of the year
banquets, weddings, and high school reunions.
The largest event was a grad we had and
there was over 300 people there.
makes our catering business unique is that
we like to make it a very homey meal, we
like to season our beefs and marinade our
chicken, and we serve homemade buns with
every meal, and we make a homemade punch,
and homemade desserts made with real whipped
had to have a health inspector come check
the place out to make sure that all our
refrigeration is up to snuff and keeps things
below +4 and we had to have a number of
sinks, just making sure the place was being
kept clean. We were issued a license to
operate this and we also had to have a food
world’s longest sandwich was made
in Italy in 2004. It measured 2,081 ft.
business has low overhead costs. Our property
taxes are only around $400. And when I go
to the farmer’s market, we pay a $10
yearly fee plus a $4 stall fee, so the costs
are kept low in that area as well.”