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May 10 5:30 pm — 7:30 pm

(FETA) Food Business Foundation 001: Food Industry Exploration

Event Details

Thinking of launching a food product or opening a restaurant/cafe? Join the Foundation Food Entrepreneurship Training Academy (FETA) and 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 series on “Food Business Entrepreneurship” 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, cookbook, catering, and so much more. This series will help turn your idea into reality. Our FETA instructors and advisors are looking forward to having you in the FETA 2020-2021 Program!

Program Requirements:
Participants must attend eight of the ten sessions to earn a Certificate of Completion. To meet the attendance requirement, participants must attend the entire duration of the class.

Mondays and Wednesdays, May 10 to June 14, 2021

Schedule

MONDAY:  05/10/21 Food Business Foundation 001: Food Industry Exploration

WEDNESDAY: 05/12/21 Food Business Foundation 002: Feasibility Analysis Does It Work?

MONDAY: 05/17/21 Food Business Foundation 003: Business Model & SWOT Analysis – Mission, Vision, Values

WEDNESDAY: 05/19/21 Food Business Foundation 004: Financial Model 

MONDAY: 05/24/21 Food Business Foundation 005: Marketing and Advertising Communicating Effectively

WEDNESDAY: 05/26/21 Food Business Foundation 006: Alameda County Unincorporated & Incorporated Districts Business Licenses, Permits, and Compliance

WEDNESDAY: 06/02/21 Food Business Foundation 007: Creative Funding for Food Entrepreneurs

MONDAY: 06/07/21 Food Business Foundation 008: Menu & Recipe Costs

WEDNESDAY: 06/09/21 Food Business Foundation 009: Catering & Events

MONDAY: 06/14/21 Food Business Foundation 010: Business Skeleton Plan

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