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New Year’s Resolutions for Food Vendors

2015 is here! If this year is like most other years, New Year’s resolutions are coming. The gyms are going to be more crowded for about a week and people will resolve to eat healthier for about a day until they realize that they just can’t live without their junk food.

As a food vendor, your new year’s resolutions might be a little different than most other people’s resolutions. Many of them will probably have to do with your job as well. The following are 8 New Year’s Resolutions for food vendors.

  1. Learn to cook healthy food while the demand is high: Don’t worry, the demand will only last for about the first week of January. Sure, there will be some people who will last a little longer, and some amazing people who last the whole year, but for the most part, you won’t have to deal with kale for too long.
  2. Spend more quality time with your family: Yes, that quality time can be having family members make food or help to prepare the food for your next work day.
  3. Spend less money on cooking tools and equipment: It doesn’t matter that you’re already planning to make up for the deficit in 2016. That’s not the point. You’re going to spend less in 2015.
  4. Don’t sweat the small stuff: The “small stuff” is anything that doesn’t have to do with work.
  5. Learn to cook other kinds of food that you’re not used to making: You might need some guinea pigs (see resolution #2).
  6. Get more sleep: Ha! Just kidding about that one. What’s sleep anyway?
  7. Start a garden (or expand the one you have) and use the food from the garden in the kitchen: You’ll need someone to weed (see resolution #2 – you can be the supervisor)
  8. Don’t feel bad when most of these resolutions get broken before you really even begin them: Nothing else to say.
  9. Bonus: Make sure you’re covered with a food vendor insurance policy.

What do you think of these resolutions? Want to add some to the list? Please comment below.


Lyndsey Larsen is the Marketing Manager for FLIP and writes about business, marketing, entrepreneurship, and insurance.

Lyndsey Larsen is an experienced writer with a background in corporate communications and nonprofits, SAAS corporations, and nutraceutical companies. She has previously worked as a journalist for regional and national publications. In her spare time, she enjoys chasing butterflies, rockhounding, and spending time with her two kids in Utah’s mountains or deserts. Find Lyndsey on LinkedIn.

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