The First Update and GREAT NEWS!
I went the sole proprietor route on setting up the
It's much simpler.
Kalei Wilson “doing business as” (DBA)
OBX Roasting Nomad (probably have to change that if
Kalei doesn't decide later to do it with me)
That entailed a short form with the town and now we
have a business license.
[side note: She went with me today to see a client that
requested we bring brochures in]
Got a domain name: OBXPig.com (from namecheap.com)
Ordered rack cards at VistaPrint.com
Called health inspector for county and found out I
don't have to have a commissary if I'm…
1. Not selling meals individually
2. Prepping and cooking on site
3. Not storing food at my home
*I'll eventually get a commissary to make things
easier on storage and to be able to do impromptu
This is North Carolina code. Tennessee code is even
easier, but this OBX Pig gig is happening across the
Gotta get my sales tax id or resale tax id with the
state still but that's easy. This way I can purchase
without paying tax. (doing it today online)
Ordered from Amazon a few items but probably went a
little crazy. Bourbon and Amazon don't go well
BOURBON ENDUCED AMAZON SHOPING SPREE…
ZEP CITRUS CLEANER – ONE GALLON TO TRY OUT
FOOD SAFE GLOVES – 1000 PER BOX
SEXY APRON – COULD HAVE GOT 3 NORMAL ONES FOR SAME $
ZIP TIES – FOR TRAVELING WITH ROASTER
STAINLESS SCRUBBIES – FOR CLEANING ROASTER
BEAN SPRAYER – SPRAYING BEANS OR FOR ZEP CITRUS 🙂
CARGO RINGS – FOR STRAPPING ROASTER TO TRAILER
GRILLING GLOVES – EXTREME HEAT 932 DEGREES
GRILLING GLOVES – TO LEAVE WITH CUSTOMERS FOR DROPOFF
This is when the bourbon started kicking in real
Why buy 31 knives when you can spend twice as much and
get only two?
I must admit though, I hate a crap knife…
Knife One – super sexy and will be here tomorrow
Knife Two – it's a Buck, what more can I say?
Here I am trying to show you how to start on a budget
like not creating an LLC first and starting with a
sole proprietorship and then I go and blow it on two
Papaw never said I was the smartest.
If you follow me on SnapChat, you know Saturday I
went and bought a trailer.
Didn't have one to haul the pig roaster… and because
there is a slight chance that I could prep a hog
and then load it and haul it to the clients place…
I couldn't vary well haul it in the open and risk
some whackadoo taking pictures and posting on
social media for the health inspector to see.
Don't run off yet!
I got tired of typing so I made you a video of the
news from my first meeting today with a client.
I didn't even know pig pickers had meetings…
But I do now…
Sorry it's so long but I had to catch ya up…
and after today's “client meeting” news… you'll
see why I'm on cloud #9.
Ben “Cracklin” Wilson
Do ya know what cracklin is?
It's the roasted or fried pig skin. It's crunchy, salty
Oh… heading out tomorrow over the mountain to test
out this new cooker with friends and family.
I'll post up pics and snapchats. 🙂