Bonne Bia limited is a newly formed company in the catering business founded by Kate and Paul Johnson. Kate and Paul have considerable experience in the food industry and saw an opportunity to establish a food/beverage business to service the tourist market during the four months from May to August. The business will be located in Wexford and permission has been obtained from Wexford County Council (WCC) to operate a food/beverage outlet near Curracloe beach. At present Kate and Paul are trying to decide between two possible food/beverage options. Pertinent information relating to each of the options is shown below. Initially, Kate and Paul intend to operate the outlet themselves without employing any other staff.
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