Episode 62 : Opening a Taqueria in Brooklyn for $10K with Nene's Deli Taqueria : Andrés Tanatiuh Galindo Maria
January 28, 2021
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1. You don’t have to spend a fortune.
From getting the space to the renovations Chef Andrés spent a total of around $10,000 on his first location.
2. Getting the word out.
Chef Andrés started getting the word out through social media. He then had an article written about him in Grub Street, which got more people’s attention. Gothamist also wrote an article about him, helping him further.
3. Deli = less permits!
As the name states Nene’s is a deli, and one of the benefits of opening a deli is there are less permits needed than restaurants.
4. You're Essential.
In addition to less permits you also don’t get health grades and you are considered essential. So there isn’t the same threat of closure like a restaurant.
Chef Andrés best advice for business owners during these crazy times, is believe in yourself and go for it!
6. Taking delivery into your own hands.
As opposed to using the various delivery platforms that take large cuts, Chef Andrés has decided to hire his own delivery person.
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