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Pipedream to Plate: Starting Your NC Food Business

Tue 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

Whether you’re thinking about selling your famous jam or sauce, starting a food truck, or opening a cafe or restaurant, understanding how to start a food business in North Carolina can be a daunting task. This session is designed for current and aspiring food business owners, including culinary students, and will cover a wide range of topics aimed at launching a food company. In this session, we’ll cover everything from permits you might need based on your unique food product or service, common legal and insurance considerations and estimated startup expenses for a wide variety of food companies. Leave with more clarity on the steps involved in bringing your food business to life and resources that will help you along the way. Key Learning Points: • Legal considerations such as permits, commercial kitchens, and insurance • Scaling your food product for larger distribution • Resonable expectations for how much it costs and what you can make • Marketing strategies to make sure you have customers from day one

Speaker(s): Jill Willet


Fee: No Cost

Phone: 704-216-3534