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How to Start a Food Business

June 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm


Got an idea about starting a food business? Want to learn before you “venture” into a food business? Looking to find out how to search for a licensed industrial kitchen that can help get your venture off the ground? Or just got a delicious recipe you eventually want to cook up into a money making business?

Then be sure to attend this valuable seminar on how to get started. You will hear from Michael Wolfson, City of Toronto Economic Development & Culture’s Food & Beverage Sector Specialist about:

  • How to set up the structure of your business
  • What is required to set up a food manufacturing entity
  • How to brand your identity
  • How to cost out your pricing proposition
  • Where to go to get additional help in getting your business off the ground.

You will also hear directly from a food service expert about the paths and pitfalls of setting up a new restaurant, café, or catering operation, such as:

  • How to find the right location
  • What costs to consider before venturing into a location
  • Picking the right theme and venue for your operation
  • What is the best way of entering into the food service sector

And finally you will hear from a Food Starter representative who will provide insights on how to develop and take a food product to market, as well as share details about how Food Starter – Ontario’s only food processing incubator – can assist you with building a successful food processing business. You will learn:

  • How to apply to the program
  • Equipment available within the facility
  • Programming and assistance that is available for clients
  • Others services that are available to help early stage food companies

If you want to find out the do’s and don’ts of starting a successful food business, don’t miss this event.




June 11, 2018
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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North York Civic Centre
5100 Yonge Street, Main Floor Economic Development & Culture - Enterprise Toronto Office
North York, Ontario M2N 5V7 Canada
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