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So you want to start a food business…

June 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

So you want to start a food business panel

June 8, 6-8pm

Everyone’s always telling you that your cupcakes delicious or they always request you to bring pupusas to a party. Maybe you have a secret skill or have a specialty food product that you just love making. Maybe you want to open a restaurant one day but aren’t yet ready because of family, personal, or financial reasons.

Your dream doesn’t have to die!

There are many ways to be a food entrepreneur, from operating a restaurant out of your home (a MEHKO), to being a cottage food operator (also out of your home), to having a food truck, packaging food for retail sale, all the way up to a restaurant! There’s even options if none of those work for you.

Join our panel to share ideas and learn from operational food entrepreneurs:

  • Crystle, HELLAXBOMB, a Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operator (also the instructor of “Starting a Home Kitchen Business”)
  • Grecia, Tia Grace, packaged pupusas
  • Amy, Shef.com, a platform for everyday chefs to sell their food
  • Alex, Nissa Coffee Truck, a food truck (also the instructor of “Zero to Food Trucker”)
  • … and a restaurant owner to be announced!

We are excited to have these entrepreneurs share their experiences and help you find the right path to food entrepreneurship for you!

Join us on Zoom on June 8, 6-8pm.

There is a new way to register! You can now register using your client profile. By setting up a client profile, you will not have to fill out the same personal information for each workshop you register for, making it faster and easier! 

a)  If you already have a Client Profile, click the Register button below.

  • In the Client Portal, go to the Calendar tab (top left) and select So you want to start a food business (BRC 6/8/22), click enroll, answer the questions, and submit! You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link.

b) If you don’t have one,  create a Client Portal Profile. Make sure to use the same email address you have used in the past. You may change it later, but this allows our system to recognize you. 

If you already have an intake form on file, you’ll see the Calendar tab in the top left.

If you do not, you will need to fill one out before you can see the Calendar tab. It may also ask you to update your information.  The user interface isn’t perfect, so make sure to scroll up and keep clicking “Continue” or “Sign” in order to complete the forms. Once the information has been updated, the calendar tab will appear in the top left corner.

Once the Calendar tab is visible, you can register by going to your profile’s calendar tab and selecting So you want to start a food business (BRC 6/8/22), hit enroll, answer the questions and submit! You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link.

If you have any questions about the class or you have problems with creating a client profile, please do not hesitate to email amanda@rencenter.org!

register here


June 8, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Amanda Anthony