Foodiepreneur – The Business of Food

IMG_20170328_092007 (4)On March 28, the Halton Region Small Business Centre ran its first networking and learning event for Halton entrepreneurs in the food business.

Local spotlight speakers Tess Gonzales, founder of Bread ‘N Batter and Raadiya Mohamed of Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob shared their personal experiences with close to 80 entrepreneurs in attendance about starting and operating their successful food businesses in Halton.

Attendees also learned valuable information about food safety, rules, regulations, licensing and permits for businesses in the food industry.  They also had the opportunity to ask questions from a panel of experts about funding opportunities, programs and how to connect to local farmers.

If you have a great idea for a food business or are looking to grow your food business, please contact us.  We can help you get the information you need and connect you with experts to help your business start and grow Halton.

If you want to talk more about starting a food business, call us and book a free business consultation. We are here to help you. One of the goals of the Centre is to empower small and medium-sized enterprises and give you the tools to achieve success.

For more information on Halton Region’s Small Business Centre resources, services, business events and seminars, contact us by dialing 311, toll-free at 1-866-442-5866,  by email at  or visit us at or in person at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville. You can also follow us on Twitter and find us on Facebook.


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