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Food Business Bootcamp: Your Guide to Startup Success

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Jersey City, NJ 07306

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OVERVIEW
Learn directly from industry experts who will share the tools and strategies needed to move your food idea from concept to reality. You will also gain the expertise to develop a solid business plan and prepare to sell your culinary creations in a retail environment. This course includes a light breakfast, lunch, snacks and the opportunity to network with other food makers.

Topics covered will include:

  • Food Trends

  • Business Plan Basics

  • Food Safety

  • Food Product Concept Development

  • Food Law

  • Marketing Your Food Business

  • Pricing Your Food Product for Profitability

  • Food Business Operations

  • Funding Your Food Business

You will also have the opportunity to tour a commercial kitchen.

WE CREATED THIS COURSE FOR ANYONE WHO...

  • Is ready to turn their hobby into a business

  • Has a food business idea but does not know where to begin

  • Makes an amazing product but has no idea how to run a business

  • Is frustrated because they cannot find reliable information

TAKEAWAYS
75+ page Food Business Bootcamp Handbook and Reference Guide

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Mariel Alvarado is the founder and CEO of SOULidify. She coaches ambitious entrepreneurs, to build lucrative, “soul quenching” businesses by connecting them to their inner voice and providing them with the business and marketing strategy necessary to succeed.

Jay Savulich oversees both the Community Business Academy and Business Acceleration Services as Rising Tide Capital’s Managing Director of Programs. Before starting at Rising Tide Capital, he had a twenty-year career owning and operating successful restaurants in New York City.

Chef Victor Moruzzi is an instructor and course developer for the Culinary Arts Institute at Hudson County Community College. Prior to joining HCCC, he was involved in opening and managing several dining facilities and specialty food stores.

After facing countless obstacles with starting her own food business, Djenaba Johnson-Jones decided to create Hudson Kitchen as a turnkey solution for food entrepreneurs. Before transitioning to the food industry, she spent her career developing, launching and marketing products for well-known media brands.

Guest Speakers: April Harris, founder Keeping You Sweet, Marcus Crawford, owner Bro-Ritos Food Truck, and Alex Curtis, founder Neuroast

REGISTRATION FEE
General Admission: $225

The Food Business Bootcamp is presented in Partnership with Hudson County Community College's Community Education and Culinary Arts Institute. Produced by AJB Events.

NOTE: Your registration information will be shared with Hudson County Community College. Birth dates and addresses act as unique identifiers for students in the HCCC College database so that duplicate records are avoided. Your personal information will not be provided to any third parties.

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