Restaurant and Food-Based Business Recovery Workshop

 

“Be a Local Food Sensation!”

We are releasing a new Restaurant and Food-Based Business Recovery Workshop in collaboration with the Food Venture Program at the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba! This 5-session deep-dive workshop will assist in helping you “Be A Local Food Sensation” by developing new consumer packaged goods (CPG) and/or help your recipe launch with a tourism focus for your woman-owned or -partnered food-based business.

 

Who this program is for:

This program is for you if you have a recipe from your restaurant or food business that you want to turn into a retail-ready product or if you are wanting to pivot your business by launching consumer packaged goods (PCG). There is an extra focus within this program on promoting local tourism recovery through developing a brand story that sticks.

Course Overview:

This is a 5-day program for restaurant and food-based business owners wanting to:

  • Turn a recipe into a consumer packaged good
  • Recover revenue lost due to the impacts of COVID-19
  • Focus on promoting local ingredients and products
  • See their product on retail shelves
  • Promote entrepreneurs’ restaurants/products as a destination for local tourism

 

Workshop Breakdown:

Class 1: Circularity & Sustainability in Food Production

Understand leading sustainability factors and considerations for success in today’s marketplace.

Tuesday June 8 | 9:00-11:30AM CDT

 

Class 2: Food Science & Recipe Development (For Scalability)

Learn how to scale your already-existing recipe(s) to ensure maximum profitability once in distribution.

Thursday June 10 | 9:00-11:30AM CDT

 

Class 3: Guidelines for Food Packaging and Nutrition Labelling

Once your recipe is scalable and you have learned how best to market your product, determine how you’ll package it and learn more about health-regulations to make your product CFIA-approved.

Tuesday June 15 | 9:00-11:30AM CDT

 

Class 4: Branding, Social Media & Food Tourism Trends

Tips and tricks for making your product stand out as a local food sensation.

Thursday June 17 | 9:00-11:30AM CDT

 

Class 5: Food Product Sales for Food Service or Retail

The ins and outs of marketing your product to potential distributors and your end-users.

Tuesday June 22 | 9:00-11:30AM CDT

 

You must register for all sessions to participate and spots are limited to 20 participants, so register early!

If you have additional questions, please contact our Client Services team (wecinfo@wecm.ca) or call 204-988-1860.

Cost: $150 + GST

Payment is not refundable or transferable to other sessions.

 

A link to fill out a registration form and details on how to join the session will be emailed to you in advance. Please ensure you register using the email you check most frequently as to not miss these important registration details.

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  • Class 1: Circularity & Sustainability in Food Production
    June 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Class 2: Food Science & Recipe Development (For Scalability)
    June 10, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Class 3: Guidelines for Food Packaging and Nutrition Labelling
    June 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Class 4: Branding, Social Media & Food Tourism Trends
    June 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Class 5: Food Product Sales for Food Service or Retail
    June 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

Venue:  

Address:
Canada

Description:

Instructions and a link to the session will be sent out to you a day before the event.