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Enterprise Toronto

How to Start a Food Business

buscuits on conveyor belt

Got an idea for a food business and want to learn what's involved in starting one up? Wondering how to find a licensed industrial kitchen to help get your venture off the ground? Attend this informative morning workshop.

Hear from Michael Wolfson, the City of Toronto's Food & Beverage Sector Specialist:

  • 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

Hear from a food service expert about the paths and pitfalls of setting up a new restaurant, café, or catering operation:

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

Hear from the Executive Director of Food Starter, a not-for-profit organization that helps food entrepreneurs bring their products to market:

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

Registration fee: $25


North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St.
Lower Level, Council Chamber


Monday, March 6, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Monday, June 5, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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