Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food

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Date(s) - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Halton Regional Building


Want to learn the best recipe for starting and running a successful food business? Join us for our unique event, Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food, and learn the right ingredients.

Hear from our spotlight speakers:

Tess Gonzalez – Bread ‘N Batter
As the founder of Bread ‘n Batter, Tess has always had a passion for baking and has been experimenting with various recipes for as long as she was allowed to use an oven. Between her passion for baking and full-time employment as a Productivity and Quality Facilitator, her desire to serve the community her freshly baked goods could no longer be contained.

Farooq Ahmad – Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob
Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob is an authentic Arabian, Afghani, and Pakistani restaurant in the heart of Oakville that serves fresh and healthy Halal meals prepared to your liking. Their specialities are traditional shawarma, kabob and falafel. Farooq will talk about his business and what it means to own and run a restaurant in Halton Region.

$35/person (includes breakfast)
Register online
Dial 311 or 905-825-6000
Toll free 1-866-442-5866

Registration deadline: Thursday, March 23

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and networking
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome
9:10 – 9:30 a.m. Local spotlight speakers:Tess Gonzalez and Farooq Ahmad
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Licenses, permits and health regulations
10:20 – 11:00 a.m. Networking break
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Panel of experts
12 p.m. Closing remarks

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