Courses and Seminars

Beyond The Plate

This online interactive course is for food and beverage business owners who are looking to grow their business and systems with tools for greater ease and more profit.

Food Financials

This online, interactive, customized, food & beverage business financials suite is for hospitality business owners who want to feel totally comfortable with the money side of the business, to be more profitable and eliminate traditional, razor thin margins.

Reset Relaunch

With Reset Relaunch there is no longer a need for “work hard and pray” as your primary financial management tool! You’ll learn how to monitor your cash flow run rate so that you can lead your business to financial success and make reasonable decisions in advance, rather than expensive cash infusion decisions in the nick of time.

Food Business Entrepreneurship Training Academy

The Alameda County SBDC and the Alameda County Community Development Agency offer a free 10-part seminar series on “Running Your Own Food Business” for participants interested to launch and grow food businesses in Alameda County. In this series, you will learn the basics to start and grow your own food business. Do you have a great idea and a burning desire to start a food business, but don’t know how? This series will help turn your idea into reality.

Advanced Food Business Entrepreneurship Training Academy

This is an advanced 10-part business workshop series offered to a select group of food company owners (foodservice and food products) who seek higher levels of success in business.  Industry experts will work with your business fundamentals, including your strategic plan and operations, and will develop practical and measurable goals and plans of action.

Past Courses and Seminars

America’s SBDC Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA, 2020: Train the Trainer: How to Assist Restaurant Clients to Successfully Thrive

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Food Craft Institute: Optimizing Your Food Business

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I worked with the Co-Fed cohort to train food co-ops on University campuses across the nation on creating financial start-up budgets and proformas so that they had the financial tools necessary to succeed as well as serve great food on campus while learning to run a business.