Alameda County SBDCOakland, CA

Food Business Entreprenuerial Training Academy (FBETA) (San Lorenzo) Spring 2019

Food Business Entreprenuerial Training Academy (FBETA) (San Lorenzo) Spring 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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, April 8 to May 8
First Session: San Lorenzo Library, 395 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo, CA 94580


4/8/19 Class 1:  Concept (mission/vision/values)

4/10/19 Class 2:  Operating Models

4/15/19 Class 3: Consumer Packaged Goods & Food Service Models

4/17/19 Class 4:  Understanding Costs (cash/profit)

4/22/19 Class 5:  Operations

4/24/19 Class 6:  Marketing Communications

4/29/19 Class 7:  Financial Projections

5/1/19 Class 8:  Legalities & Resources

5/6/19 Class 9:  Funding Your Company

5/8/19 Class 10: Your Business Plan

Client Services
San Lorenzo Library
395 Paseo Grande
San Lorenzo, CA 94580

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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