The Halton Region Small Business Centre is hosting Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food

foodIf you want to learn the best recipe for starting and running a successful food business, join us on March 28 for our unique event, Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food.

Connect and network with others in the food sector and learn important information about food safety, rules and regulations such as required licenses and permits.  You will hear from a panel of experts about funding opportunities, programs and services, how to connect to local farmers and the hot topic for 2017 – the commercial kitchen.

Two local spotlight speakers will share some of their personal business experiences while opening and running a successful food business:

Tess Gonzalez – Bread ‘N Batter

As the founder of Bread ‘n Batter, Tess has always had a passion for baking and has been experimenting with various recipes for as long as she was allowed to use an oven. Between her passion for baking and full-time employment as a Productivity and Quality Facilitator, her desire to serve the community her freshly baked goods could no longer be contained.  http://www.breadnbatter.ca/

Farooq Ahmad – Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob
Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob is an authentic Arabian, Afghani, and Pakistani restaurant in the heart of Oakville that serves fresh and healthy Halal meals prepared to your liking. Their specialities are traditional shawarma, kabob and falafel.  Farooq will talk about what it means to own and run a restaurant in Halton Region.  www.biggrill.ca

The event will be a great opportunity to share stories and meet other small business owners in the community.

Please join us for this special event on Tuesday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Halton Regional Centre, Auditorium at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville. The registration cost is $35.00 and includes breakfast. For more event details, please visit halton.ca/foodie or dial 311.

For more information on all the services offered by the Halton Region Small Business Centre, please visit our website haltonsmallbusiness.ca.

 

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