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Old 09-19-2012, 08:47 AM   #1
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Default Ideas on how to earn a few extra bucks BBQing?

Hello everyone...I've been bbq'in for a few years. I'm somewhat new to smoking but nonetheless, people seem to like my bbq ribs. I am a novice, never cooked in competition or anything...just back yard bbq'in.

Anyway, my question is...I would like to try and earn a few bucks a month hopefully cooking bbq for others. My question is, how do I get started with this? I'm not talking about a commercial operation or anything...just something where I can cook ribs for some people once or twice a month and charge them a nominal fee. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-19-2012, 08:56 AM   #2
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Don't mean to rain on your idea, but if money changes hands for food you are catering, vending, or something similar.
Carry's with it some legal requirements.
May I suggest you read some of the many threads here about catering and such until someone comes along with other ideas.

Good Luck.

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Old 09-19-2012, 09:06 AM   #3
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:05 PM   #4
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Check with your state/ city laws. Some states and city are more lenient than other.
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