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Food Business Basics

  • Mother Road Market 1124 South Lewis Avenue Tulsa, OK, 74104 United States (map)

Have an idea for a local restaurant? Learn the ins and outs of the food industry through this in-depth walkthrough of food business basics. This workshop is hosted by Kitchen 66, a program of Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation, helps food entrepreneurs in the Tulsa community get started through training programs and access to affordable kitchen space.

Sessions (more details below):
Registration @ 8:30am - 9am
Food Truck 101 @ 9am - 10:15am
Financial Foundations @ 10:30am - 12pm
Lunch @ 12pm - 1pm
How to Start a Packaged Food Business @ 1pm - 2:15pm
Brand Merchandising and Promotions @ 2:30pm - 4pm

Cost: $25, lunch included
Mother Road Market

Food Truck 101 @ 9am - 10:15am

Make your dream of owning a food truck a reality! This panel-style workshop will feature local food truck owners answering your questions on the challenges and rewards of owning and operating a food truck! 

Financial Foundations @ 10:30am - 12pm

If you’ve ever had trouble pricing your dish or keeping your financial health in check, this workshop is for you! Join accountant Nat Wachowski-Estes for an overview on how to properly price your menu, conduct a breakeven analysis, and budget for your needs!

Lunch @ 12pm - 1pm

Lunch is on us, grab a voucher and try one of the delicious restaurants at Mother Road Market.

How to Start A Packaged Food Business @ 1pm - 2:15pm

Come to this workshop to see your best recipes go from home kitchen to grocery store shelves! Join Andrea Graves from the Food & Agricultural Product Center in Stillwater for a presentation on food manufacturing, scaling, distribution, and packaging.  

Brand Merchandising and Promotions @ 2:30pm - 4pm

Learn how to merchandise food dishes and products, and how to enhance branding stories through food merchandising by exploring topics like menu design, point of purchase displays, signage best practices, color palettes, and more. Plus, discuss early-stage strategies for building an audience and promoting pop-up opportunities with LTFF Creative Services Coordinator Breckyn Hudelson and LTFF Chief Communications Officer Ashley Bogan.

Need a scholarship?

36 Degrees North wants Global Entrepreneurship Week to be a community event and accessible to everyone, regardless of economic status. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, email and let us know how attending GEW will help your business.

Earlier Event: November 18
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Later Event: November 19
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