Do college students prefer to eat home cooked style food or restaurant style food on regular basis?

Actually planning to start a tiffin service kinda business... So r college students like to eat home cooked food thought not of their own home... But the food with superb quality

6 Answers

  • 1 month ago
    Best Answer

    A college student wants something fast, cheap, and easy. Seldom few know how to actually cook and those that do don't have the space OR time to do it. 4 years of constant work, studying, and learning really makes eating and cooking low on the priority list. I know I was going to mom's every Sunday, HUNGRY AS HELL because I was eating ramen, tuna, and yogurt every damn day because that's all I could prepare and afford. 

    You want to appeal to college kids? Handheld, on the go, and cheap. No college kid can afford a $10-15 meal unless daddy is paying for everything. They eat out a lot, dollar menu-type stuff. On the rare occasion I got an extra $3, I went to McDonald's and had a "feast!" 

    And it's not that they don't want it, again, it's because they can't afford it. So if you want to turn a profit, you have to crunch some numbers and do some testing of your market and see what appeals to them.

  • 1 month ago

    They eat what is cheap, they don't normally have a lot of discretionary cash.

  • John
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    People have been trying to sell their restaurant/catered food as "mom's" or "home cooking" for as long as there has been restaurants and catering but hey, good luck with that.

  • 1 month ago

    It tends to vary but restaurant style food tends to be ordered.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Many eat what they can AFFORD. not high quality $10 a meal food.

  • Linda
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Home style food like mom makes would go over with many college students. Great idea and I wish you much luck!

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