• Convivium Urban Farmstead (map)
  • 2811 Jackson Street
  • Dubuque, IA, 52001
  • United States

Ready to take your delicious idea out of your kitchen and bring it to market? Starting Off Right, hosted by food business consultant, Jesse Singerman, will give you all the tools you need to start your food business. This training will cover everything from making a business plan to feasibility analysis, product pricing to business finances. Attendees will also have the chance to meet with local officials and area professionals who can give insight into available resources, as well as fellow beginning food entrepreneurs. 

The training will be held from 10AM-4PM on Friday, October 6th at Convivium Urban Farmstead in downtown Dubuque. Coffee, muffins, and lunch will be provided during the training. In addition to the training on Friday, there will be a social hour from 6PM-8PM on Thursday, October 5th at Convivium. Light appetizers will be provided at the social, as well as a cash bar.

Starting Off Right is the training arm of the Iowa Kitchen Connect initative that is run by Iowa Valley RC&D, a non-profit organization based in Amana, IA. In addition to providing resources and technical assistance for food entrepreneurs, Iowa Kitchen Connect manages iowakitchenconnect.com, an online portal where entrepreneurs can find rentable commerical kitchen space across Iowa. 

For more information, contact Jake at jake@ivrcd.org or 319-622-3264. and to register CLICK HERE.