Resources for Food Entrepreneurs

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Dec 8th, 2017
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Have your own food company or thinking about launching a food business? Attend these series to learn the critical aspects of how to launch and/or grow your food business.

FREE Food Entrepreneurship Academy -Advanced Series

The Alameda County Community Development Agency and the Alameda County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are pleased to present the Food Entrepreneurship Academy Advanced Series for existing and launching food centric businesses. This is an advanced 10-part business workshop series offered to a select group of food company owners (foodservice and food products) who seek higher levels of success in business.  Industry experts will work with your business fundamentals, including your strategic plan and operations, and will develop practical and measurable goals and plans of action.

Price: FREE

When: Monday, January 8, 2018 (additional sessions include: 1/22; 1/29; 2/5; 2/26; 3/5; 3/12; 3/19; 4/2; 4/9)

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: 125 12th Street, Oakland CA 94607

Register by December 15, 2017 -Click Here 

FREE Developing Your Own Food Business -10 Part Seminar Series

Thinking of launching a food product or opening a restaurant/cafe?  Learn the critical aspects of how to start and succeed in the specialty food business!

The Alameda County SBDC and the Alameda County Community Development Agency offer a free 10-part seminar series on “Running Your Own Food Business” for participants interested to launch and grow food businesses in Alameda County. In this series, you will learn the basics to start and grow your own food business. Do you have a great idea and a burning desire to start a food business, but don’t know how? This series will help turn your idea into reality.

Participants who attend eight of the ten sessions will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Price: FREE

When: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (additional sessions include: 1/11; 1/17; 1/18; 1/24; 1/25; 1/31; 2/1; 2/7; 2/8)

Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: Ruggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Rd Union City, CA

Register by December 15, 2017 -Click Here 


Are you prepared for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)? This webinar covers the following to help businesses comply with FDA regulations:

  • FDA’s Enhanced Authorities
  • FDA’s Enforcement Strategy
  • Who’s Required to Comply With What Rules
  • Supply Chain Management Requirements
  • Overview Nutritional Labeling Updates

Click to watch the recorded webinar online today provided by MANEX. The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex), a private non-profit corporation, providing services to small and mid-size manufacturers in Northern California, specifically offering extensive training programs for manufacturing and distribution organizations.

One Response to “Resources for Food Entrepreneurs”

  1. Jimbo says:

    That’s awesome. I hope this be the start of more highly rated restaurants in San Leandro.

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