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January 2020

Picture This! The Guide to Instagram

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$40

Picture This! The Guide to Instagram You don’t need to be a graphic designer, photographer or influencer to find success on Instagram. You simply need to know how you want your brand to make people feel. Learn how to stand out on today’s top marketing tool at SimplyBe.’s Guide to Instagram Workshop! Join us for an evening of branding and expanding on today’s most powerful and relevant marketing tool: Instagram. With the help of @simplybeagency's Creative Director, Aleksa Narbutaitis (@alnarbuu),…

What’s Driving The Decade: Industry Trends with IRI, Datassential, and The Hatchery

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$15

  Hatchery Networking - January 2020 What's Driving The Decade: Industry Trends with IRI, Datassential, and The Hatchery     New year, new decade, new trends! Join us for another exciting #HatcheryNetworking event! Our monthly Hatchery Networking events are a great place to meet entrepreneurs and other members of our community! You'll always learn about an interesting trend or topic in the food industry, meet a member of The Hatchery team, and get to sample products from our Hatchery Entrepreneur…

Restaurant Basics: Point of Sales Systems & the Cloud

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$40

How will you set up your in-restaurant Point of Sales? Are you a quick service or fine dining establishment? Are your server stations getting crowded?  Or will you be needing on the go payments at  markets and festivals? Worry no more! Science Retail will be here to discuss options to help make your business more efficient! In this workshop,  Science Retail will walk you through the fundamentals of POS systems including the back-end configuration, the physical network, and practical installation…

Food Science 101

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$40

Food Science 101 In this seminar, you will learn about the basic building blocks of foods, how they interact, and how and why you need to avoid spoilage of these components during processing to extend shelf life. We will talk about new and innovative ingredients on the market, what it means to have a clean label product, and best practices in early stage product development when you are creating your new products in the kitchen or lab. You will also…

February 2020

Starting a Food Business

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$40

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Starting a Food Business Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. The Hatchery's cornerstone curriculum course will help you launch a successful food and beverage company. Learn all about the food entrepreneurship space as well as required licensing, certification, financing, and branding. Each attendee will receive our Starting a Food Business checklist, taking you through each license and certification you need to consider, so you'll get started on the right track. An experienced business attorney will…

Growing a Food Business in Chicago: Navigating Alternative Licenses

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$20

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    Food entrepreneurs have to figure out a lot of rules and regulations, from licensing to inspections to taxes. We will be discussing the fun and exciting world of business licensing for food businesses in Chicago. Do you have a creative business idea that doesn’t seem to fit the mold of the municipal code? Are you wondering how to start legally when you don’t have a restaurant? We will discuss shared kitchen user licenses, pop-up licenses, wholesale licenses, and…

Trademarks, Trade Secrets & Copyrights: Protecting Special Features in Your Food Business

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$40

Trademarks, Trade Secrets & Copyrights: Protecting Special Features in Your Food Business Have you come up with a creative name, slogan, or logo but don’t know how to protect it? Or are you not quite sure what gives a trademark strength? What are trade secrets? How can you use them to make your food business more successful? What steps must you take to protect a trade secret? Are there any aspects of your food business that are protectable by copyright? Cheryl…

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