Articles for Home Chefs and Foodies
Limits on sales by MEHKO businesses are raised
On July 21, 2023, Assembly Bill No 1325 was passed raising the limits of sales by MEHKO businesses to 90 meals per week and $100k in annual sales.
July 21, 2023
On March 14, 2023, the Board of Supervisors, Santa Clara County pushed the MEHKO ordinance thorough the second and final hearing. The county is now open for applications from MEHKO businesses.
Mar 15, 2023
On February 28, 2023, the Board of Supervisors, Santa Clara County pushed the MEHKO ordinance thorough the first hearing.
Mar 1, 2023
To be or not to be? Should a MEHKO or CFO signup with an Internet Food Service Intermediary.
Feb 6, 2023
Home kitchen, home food entrepreneurs can go solo for managing the business chores along with cooking or they can rely on a partner to take care of the business aspects while the focus on creating awesome food for their customers.
Jan 15, 2023
Localchefs is now a recognized, registered Internet Food Service Intermediary by California. That empowers LocalChefs to connect MEHKOs to their prospective costumers.
Nov 18, 2022
San Diego Food Justice Project team is planning to initially issue grants to 100 small home food businesses. The State of California has awarded $1 million dollars for San Diego Food Justice Project, slated to support food-focused small business entrepreneurs - Micro-enterprise home kitchen operations (MEKHOs), sidewalk vendors, pop-ups and caterers, and immigrant owned restaurants!
Nov 15, 2022
Santa Clara County, California has approved a pilot program to allow MEHKO home kitchen based food businesses. Process for permit to be announced soon.
Oct 24, 2022
Since food safety is obviously important to all communities, there are regulations that a food, catering business must follow. You will find pointers to regulations in your community here.
Oct 20, 2022
When people think about starting a catering business, they mostly think about ready to eat meals. Well, there are many other possibilities that set you apart. Here is a starting point.
October 16, 2022
Building a food and catering business with normal, expect menu is of course an obvious place to start. However, take a look at alternative possibilities for product offering here.
October 14, 2022
Resources about starting a home-based food business. With LocalChefs App, you can start right away. Nonetheless, the resources in this blog will inspire you with ideas.
Oct 13, 2022