Opening a Restaurant? Tips on Buying Dim Sum Wholesale
While it may sound very intimidating and risky to open a restaurant in Hong Kong, especially with the high prices of rent, chances are, it will survive if the food offered is something both the locals and tourists love. Being the eating capital of Asia, Hong Kong offers a wide array of food choices, from imported food trends to local cuisines.
As it is very risky to open a new food business in Hong Kong, relying on the traditional food like Chinese Dim Sum may be the best option for budding restaurateurs as it already has an established following. From elderly to families, students and working people, Dim Sum is definitely a staple that almost everyone in Hong Kong loves.
For the Dim Sum that will be served in the restaurant, it’s best to buy it in bulk especially if there is no Dim Sum chef on-board. Here is a few tips when buying Dim Sum wholesale.
1) Check out a reputable supplier.
There are wholesale suppliers who given Dim Sum a bad name. Check out the packaging and search online if the Dim Sum supplier has any negative feedback. Be prepared to spend quite some time when it comes to background checking as this will be the foundation of the restaurant.
2) Taste test the product first to see if it’s authentic and delicious.
Before buying wholesale, make sure to get a few bites. If it tastes good, then it’s a possible choice. Have members of the family taste the Dim Sum as well if uncertain.
3) Do homemade sauces.
Sauces can make or break the Chinese Dim Sum offered in a restaurant because even if it is not the main dish, it accompany the Dim Sum and can alter the taste. While most wholesale suppliers offer sauces, it’s best to make it from scratch to have at least one homemade element in the restaurant.
4) Choose a variety of Dim Sum but avoid those that may create misunderstanding.
Ask the supplier if they have well-loved Cantonese and Chinese Dim Sum like jiaozi and har-gow. These will be great to offer both the locals and tourists as they are already aware of what’s in it. Shark’s fin dumplings may also be a great idea for the locals but tourists may find it difficult to comprehend.
5) Be sure the wholesale supplier offers only authentic Chinese Dim Sum.
There are plenty of frozen Dim Sum makers that “say” they are authentic but once again, be diligent in checking to avoid any negative feedback from diners and potential clients.
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