Your county health department is where to start. It used to be, that you could not cater or prepare foods unless it was a commercial kitchen with a separate entry from your main house. No domicile, sleeping quarters or bathroom could open into the kitchen or storage area. That has changed.
I'm feeling bearish, and I'm packing a Wusthof Grand Brisket slicer from MABA
"perhaps...but then again...maybe not..."