Foodhost.co.uk is an online community platform which allows food lovers to create and attend local dinner parties.
Users can sign up for free and are able to purchase credits for £2-£3 each, which allows them to host or attend a meal event. This could be a one off meal or a string of meals similar to the style of Come Dine With Me.
At first it will be traditional dining establishments, but we predict that there will be competitor sites entering the market shortly after us.
In a period of economic woes, users can save time, money, and effort - whilst making new friends and enjoying great meals.
Self-funded through personal savings.
Previously I worked at a supermarket and prior to that I worked in the fast food industry. I've always had a passion for fine food, even when flipping burgers.
Listening to a podcast on peer-to-peer businesses. There were lots of successful sites around which were based on sharing things such as cars, spare rooms etc. and I thought, "Why not to do the same for food?"
Always asking questions.
Writing a 50-page business plan. It was a wasted month but a good lesson learned.
I'm more of a cheesecake fan myself, but if Foodhost.co.uk had to be a biscuit it would be a gingerbread - tasty and memorable.
Airbnb, they've started an accommodation revolution.
We want to be the leading player in this market, with a strong presence throughout all major UK towns and cities.
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