How to Start a Pizza Business from Home

Pizza is America?s favorite food because it is very sumptuous and delicious in any season. Did you know that this food will give you the chance to make lots of money?

This article will show you how to do that.

The first aspect you need to focus on is the business plan because this will direct how you will operate in every aspect of the business. The scope of this business plan must be five years so that everything will be appropriately outlined, including the timeline.

It would help if you also had the capital to easily buy the tools and equipment you need to start up. Everything will root up in the business plan, so make sure you write it well in detail. It would be best if you started well: pans, business location, employees, liquor license, food license, baking oven, and rolling pins.

How to Start a Pizza Business from Home

You will enjoy this business because you can already cut costs since your initial business location is your home. This implies that you no longer need to spend for another business location.

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Next, you need to make the mission statement for your business. That should be a one, brief and concise statement describing your business. This will be your primary driving force in motivating you to stay focused and determined in everything you do. It would help if you also put it in a place where you can see it all the time so that you will constantly get reminded of your goals to reach.

Then, you need to have a food license. The city hall in your locality is the best place to apply for it. By having a license, you will already be allowed to prepare and sell the pizza to customers. Without having it, you can be filed a lawsuit because your business is having an illegal operation. If you want to sell an add-on such as liquor, you must also get a liquor license. But since rules and regulations vary in every state, you again need to check on your city hall.

The next step is raising money for your business. You can obtain funds from government grants, banks, and investors. These three avenues are the best ways to start the pizza business without much hassle.

Since you will be operating from home, you must first sell your pizzas to your neighbors. If you already have enough money to start a pizza stand or store, you must find an ideal location. Of course, you need to set it up in a place with high traffic to gain lots of money.

After that, you need to get equipment and hire employees to make the work faster and easier. The last step is to market your business to generate more leads.


  • FAKRI AHMED said on September 12, 2012
  • pappaTomsPizza said on October 18, 2015
    I cook pizza at home and wrap slices in packaging then I sell at £1 per cold slice of pizza, my van holds 1000 slices and I visit local offices at lunch time, buy one get one half price deals with cans of coke @ £1 also rolling in the profits, it coat me about £20 to make my pizza slices so each trip I sell out I'm smiling 😊
  • maz said on January 25, 2016
    Do u need food license even if you are selling for limited customers.
  • karthikeyan said on April 8, 2016
    I want to start pizza shop or in home pizza
  • krishna veni said on March 18, 2017
    hi, I live in India, I would like to start the pizza business, with less investment. if anybody having the knowledge regarding pizza business, please share the details, tips, loss, profit anything.
  • Ibrahim said on March 8, 2018
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  • Eileen Marsh said on March 26, 2020
    I want to start selling Frozen pizzas from my home and not wanting to make a fortune just doing it to help me along. My dad had pizza parlors. I know everything about making them and packaging them need to know what I need to get started legal-wise. My parents have passed so I can't go to my father and ask. Tyvm
  • Ravikumar said on November 13, 2021
    I need to business


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