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Why Should You Sell Nachos?

Nachos with yellow melted cheese

Top Reasons for Selling Nachos

The distinct crunch of the chips. The warm, smooth-flowing cheese. It’s the perfect combo! Nachos are a popular, mouthwatering snack experience that customers enjoy. This iconic Tex-Mex delight has earned a worldwide audience. Nachos make a great fit for large and small venues from stadiums to little league games, restaurants, convenience stores, and so much more!

Broad Appeal

Nachos are a crowd pleaser! The love of nachos transcends age, culture, and culinary preferences. Whether at sporting events, movies theaters, parties, or casual dining spots, nachos connect with a wide and diverse customer base.

Simple Prep

If you want to maximize productivity, you cannot beat the speed and efficiency of nachos. Using just a warmer, you can serve up portion pak chips and cheese. Or opt for a convenient nacho cheese dispenser. With the limited prep, you’ll be able to serve quickly, ensuring short wait times for hungry customers.


From a business perspective, nachos offer enticing profit margins with affordable costs to produce. The tortilla chips and cheese are relatively low cost. Plus, limited prep means lower labor costs, boosting your sales and revenue. Because nachos can be produced efficiently, you are able to handle higher volumes without sacrificing quality.


A highly versatile snack, nachos can easily be customized to cater to different tastes and dietary preferences. Choose from toppings like guacamole, salsa, jalapenos, sour cream, and more to make a custom nacho bar that customers will appreciate. You can even make vegetarian, gluten-free, or vegan options. The flexibility allows you to adapt to customer likings, making nachos a hit across demographics.


Whether customers are looking for a quick bite during a lunch break or a satisfying snack to enjoy with friends, nachos fit the bill. The handheld nature means customers can indulge without the need for utensils. They’re great for on-the-go consumption. This level of convenience makes nachos an excellent choice for any business.

Cross-Promotion Opportunities

Pairing nachos with other menu items is a natural promotion for your business. Make a special combo deal for a beverage plus nachos pairing. You can not only increase sales across product lines, but also provide value to your patrons.

plate of nachos with melted cheese

Starting a Nachos Business

This is your chance to spice up your menu and your profits with an all-time favorite: Nachos! Easy-to-make and versatile, offering nachos isn’t just adding another food item, it’s introducing a top-performing snack that leads to satisfied customers. With top-quality equipment and supplies, you’ll be on your way to serving up tasty nachos in no time.

Nachos and Cheese Dispensers/Warmers

Gold Medal carries multiple types of nachos equipment. With warmers, bag dispensers, pumps, dipper-style, and more, you’ll have your choice of what model works best for your business. (View our selection of nachos equipment.)


Catch customers’ attention with practical merchandisers and signage. Browse our selection of nacho accessories.


How do you want to serve your nachos? From portion paks to bagged cheese, chili, salsa, and serving trays, you’ll find all your nacho supplies. (Shop Nacho Supplies now.)

nachos with melted cheese and jalapenos

Proven Profitability of Nachos

Nachos are a popular food for many reasons, not least of which is profitability. Estimated profit margins for nachos can range from over 60% for prepackaged to over 80% for bulk chips and cheese. Add custom ingredients for an even higher perceived value. Plus, with a long shelf life, it reduces waste and benefits your bottom line. Nachos can be a win-win for any venue!



Explore more concession stand food ideas!

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