Congratulations to the Winners of Pitchfest 2016 Round 1

PitchFest, the annual event hosted by Food + Enterprise which allows food entrepreneurs to present their business plans to a panel of expert judges, has chosen the 16 applicants who will proceed to round 2. These selected applicants were chosen based on a business Impact Statement, Year End Financials, “Why Should I be Selected” Statement, & Pitch Deck with a three-to-five Year Forecast. They will now have the chance to present on Saturday, April 9th at the Food + Enterprise Summit. Attendees to the summit can watch these presentations for an inside scoop into the ever-changing world of NYC sustainable food.

Finalists have a chance to win a number of prizes, including an entrepreneurship course at Natural Gourmet Institute, a scholarship to an Innovative Intensive at Food Business School or a Summer 2016 Food Venture Lab Intensive in Napa Valley.

To read more, click here.

4/11: Tipping Off the Hospitality Industry with NYCHG

This April 11th, the New York City Hospitality Group will be hosting a panel discussion on hot topics in the hospitality industry in 2016, including the always-controversial discussions around service included, food safety, and the economy. The panel, moderated by Sam Goldfinger, CFO of The ONE Group, will feature:

Amanda Cohen, Chef/Owner of Dirt Candy

Christophe Hille, CFO of Fleishers Craft Butchery

Eamon Rockey, General Manager of Betony

The event takes place at STK downtown, and includes an opening and closing reception with beer, wine and tasty nibbles from the restaurant.

For more information or to purchase tickets for the event, click here.