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July 2021

Hatchery Summer Networking Event: Inside the Baking & Pastry Industry

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$15

Join us for our Summer virtual #HatcheryNetworking event. Our monthly Hatchery Networking events are a wonderful way to meet entrepreneurs and other members of our community and dig into the big topics impacting the food and beverage industry. This month we're exploring the vast baking and pastry industry!    About the panel:  Ellen King, Director of Baking Operations & Co-owner, Hewn Bread  Ellen King is the co-owner and Director of Baking Operations at Hewn. She is a classically trained chef…

August 2021

Starting A Food Business

August 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$40

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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 also cover the many…

Marketing Strategy (Webinar)

August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$20

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With so many different marketing channels to choose from, it’s hard to know what’s most effective for your brand. Melissa Harris, founder and CEO of M. Harris & Co marketing consultancy, shares how there’s more to marketing than social media, emails, and paid ads. This course will help you identify your target audience and what channels to put your efforts into.   About the Presenter:   Melissa Harris, Founder and CEO of M.Harris & Co began her career as a journalist, capping 15 years in…

Mariano’s Presents: Get Your Product Retail Ready

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$20

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A retailer can scale your business from being loved locally to a household name. Join industry leaders from Mariano's to learn the step-by-step process of getting your product on the shelves of retailers. From research and development to pitching your product, these new learnings will help you conquer the challenges of retail before stepping foot in front of a buyer.    About the Presenter:  Amanda Puck, Director of Strategic Brand Development, Mariano’s     Amanda Puck is an established food authority who continues to challenge the conventional grocery…

Price Your Product to Make Money: Retail Pricing and P&L Strategy

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 North Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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$20

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Setting your business up for success with the right financial plan is challenging. Glenn Backus of Revolution Brands will help set your product price correctly, highlight the most important lines of a P&L (profit and loss) statement, and illustrate the real-world expectations as your sales increase. Use this course to avoid the most common pitfalls for entrepreneurs.   This class will cover the following:   Price elasticity   Margin structures   Logistics costs and brokerage fees.   About the presenter:   Glenn Backus,…

September 2021

Starting A Food Business

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$40

This icon denotes an event or class that is free for West Side residents. Please click on the event listing for registration instructions and to learn more.

Enrolled in the Sprouts Program? Look for this icon designating participation requirements to complete your program.

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 also cover the many…

October 2021

Starting A Food Business

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$40

This icon denotes an event or class that is free for West Side residents. Please click on the event listing for registration instructions and to learn more.

Enrolled in the Sprouts Program? Look for this icon designating participation requirements to complete your program.

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 also cover the many…

November 2021

Starting A Food Business

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar IL United States + Google Map
$40

This icon denotes an event or class that is free for West Side residents. Please click on the event listing for registration instructions and to learn more.

Enrolled in the Sprouts Program? Look for this icon designating participation requirements to complete your program.

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 also cover the many…

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