MicroEnterprise Home Kitchen Operations (MEHKO)Great news
is that more and more localities are allowing home based food business, that is, offering food cooked in your home kitchen to the consumers, as MEHKO.
If you enjoy cooking and would like to earn a good income from it without having to go through the trouble and expense of opening a restaurant. Compared to opening a restaurant, home based food business has very little initial expense and far fewer things to worry about. Checkout the comparison to restaurant
Although low cost, it does require a small effort and small startup cost on your part to get started.
In California, Assembly Bill 626 makes it possible to run a food business from home kitchen. It does require individual county or city to participate and define a process for it.
So the first step
is to check if your county allows home food business and if it does, what is the permit process and permit fees. You can check that here