Alameda County SBDCNewark, CA

Food Business Entrepreneur Training Academy (FBETA) - Dublin Fall 2018

Food Business Entrepreneur Training Academy (FBETA) - Dublin Fall 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018 6:30pm to Wednesday, November 28, 2018 8:30pm
Free to attend

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 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 earn a Certificate of Completion.

Space is limited - No Cost to Attend.


Mondays and Wednesdays, October 22nd - November 28th (*10/31 is Halloween replaced by 11/1, *11/12 is Veteran's Day replaced by 11/13)

First Session: Dublin Civic Center, Regional Meeting Room, 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin CA 94568

[All classes are at Dublin City Hall - Regional Meeting Room will be the primary room, 3 sessions will be held in Council Chambers - indicated below]


10/22/18 Class 1:  Concept (mission/vision/values)

10/24/18 Class 2:  Operating Models [Held in City Hall, Council Chambers]

10/29/18 Class 3: Consumer Packaged Goods & Food Service Models 

11/1/18* Class 4:  Understanding Costs (cash/profit)  [Held in City Hall, Council Chambers]

11/5/18 Class 5:  Operations  [Held in City Hall, Council Chambers]

11/7/18   Class 6:  Marketing Communications

11/13/18*   Class 7:  Financial Projections

11/14/18   Class 8:  Legalities & Resources

11/26/18 Class 9:  Funding Your Company

11/28/18 Class 10: Your Business Plan


This event is graciously sponsored by:
Dublin Civic Center
100 Civic Plaza Regional Meeting Room, Sessions 2, 4, & 5 in Council Chambers

Apply Now

It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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