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Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food | Monday, May 1, 2017 | NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College

America’s SBDC New Jersey at Brookdale Community College invites entrepreneurs to attend a no-cost, high-impact Foodiepreneur event. The workshop is geared towards people looking to grow or launch a food business in New Jersey such as a restaurant, food truck, commercial food product and/or artisan goods.

Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food

Monday, May 1, 2017  |  9:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

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This event kicks off National Small Business Week.
Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food will give current and potential food entrepreneurs candid insight from the experts into one of the largest industries in our area. The goal of Foodiepreneur is to facilitate a real dialog about topics that are important to entrepreneurs in the food industry.

 

OCC Foodiepreneur FinalThis highly regarded panel is comprised of accomplished entrepreneurs such as Joe Leone, Mark Cohen and John Yarusi as well as the Regional Buyer for Whole Foods Market, John Lawson and essential resource partners such as the Ocean County Health Department, OCVTS/Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis and Rutgers Food Innovation Center. These panelists have successfully navigated the process of launching and growing food businesses and will discuss their backgrounds, successes and challenges throughout the process and offer insight to fellow business owners. Whole Foods Market Regional Buyer John Lawson and Rutgers Food Innovation Center will speak on food product development, commercialization and selection. The Ocean County Health Department will discuss local guidelines pertaining to food preparation commercial consumption and the OCVTS/Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis will discuss culinary training programs available. A Q&A exchange will conclude this event.

 

Seating is limited for this for this no-cost event and spots will go fast.

 

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To register visit http://bit.ly/FoodiepreneurOCC

 

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The ABC’s of Starting a Food Business | Monday, March 28, 2016 | NJSBDC @ Brookdale Community College

The ABC’s of Starting a Food Business

 

Monday, March 28, 2016  |  9:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

 

Brookdale Community College, Lincroft NJBrookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Rd.
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Fee:      No-Cost

 Building and Room Number will be provided to you upon your registration.  

Additional information may be obtained by calling 732-842-8685.

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Does your family and friends tell you that they’ve never tasted cookies as good as yours? Do your neighbors come knocking on your door asking you about your secret family recipe? Ever go to the farmers market and think to yourself, “I wonder if I could sell my homemade spice rub here?”

The NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College invites small food service business owners to attend a no-cost food service workshop The ABC’s of Starting a Food Business at Brookdale Community College is a  workshop that  is designed for people looking to launch a new food enterprise, farmers looking to make new value added products, and any food producer already selling food at farmers markets, wholesale, or through other marketplaces. In the afternoon registered individual can elect to receive no-cost, one-on-one, confidential one hour counseling sessions.

At this workshop you will learn about:

  • Commercialization
  • Packaging
  • Labeling
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Production
  • Distribution

This is limited to participants on a first come, first served basis. Seats are going fast, so make sure you  REGISTER TODAY.

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Additional information may be obtained by calling 732-842-8685.


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