Are you an aspiring entrepreneur with a passion for the food industry? Do you already have a food business and dream of taking it to the next level?
This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of starting a food business to people who already have culinary experience. You'll work with food industry experts to create a solid business plan, so that you can avoid the common failure factors associated with this challenging and exciting market in the Twin Cities. This program is in partnership with Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Workshop #1: Tuesday, January 10th, 6 – 8pm *
What It Takes to Be in the Food Business
Types of Facilities of the Various Food Business Model
Food Business Hospitality
Workshop #2: Tuesday, January 24th, 6 – 8pm *
Overview of the Food Manager Certificate
Food Industry Plan It! Business Training Program: (March – TBD)
Week 1 – Planning for Business Success
Week 2 – The Market: Customers and Competition
Week 3 – Marketing and Branding
Week 4 – Credit and Finance
Week 5 – Management and Operations
Week 6 – Financial Planning Part 1 (Budgeting & Cash Flow Projection)
Week 7 – Financial Planning Part 2 (Pricing & Your Cost)
Week 8 – Putting It All Together
* Completion of workshops is required before enrolling in the 8-week Food Industry Plan It! Business Training Program.
Meet the trainers:
Director of Real Estate
Loan Officer & Business Advisor
Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church – FBI Room
2600 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Apply today. Space is limited.
Return completed application to Lisa Xiong at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 651-291-2597