Food for Thought- A Quick and Dirty Business Plan for Food Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
About this class
Why should I have a business plan?
What are the basic elements of a business plan?
What do investors and lenders want to see in a business plan?
This is an information based class. By the end of the class participants will learn why a business plan is important, types of business plans, plus quantitative and qualitative data for marketing, operations and finance. Participants will learn about the new cottage industry law, what investors & lenders want to see, financial projections, etc.
Objective: How to create a basic business plan for a food business
Sign in, Welcome & Introductions
Market Analysis & Strategies
Summary and Final Q&A
Gwendolyn’s food industry experience is extensive and diverse. She has a contemporary management style combining finance and marketing with entrepreneurial insight and business development expertise. She has worked with new and expanding product makers, restaurateurs, bakers, cafés, wine bars, coffee shops and chocolatiers. She has worked with retail, wholesale, brick & mortar, trucks, pop-ups, and ecommerce such as Peas of Mind, Black Jet Bakery, Brenda’s, 1300 Fillmore, Beauty’s Bagels, Liba, Big Dipper Baby Food, Blue Chair Fruit, Canyon Market, Endless Summer Sweets, Farm:Table, Hillside Supper Club, Kika’s Treats, Maverick, La Cajou, Moto Java, Nectar Wine Bar, Pinkies, Radio Africa Kitchen, Socola, Ritual Coffee and Three Twins Ice Cream.
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