Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Online Webinar – ZOOM
Price: NO COST
This webinar is tailored to new food entrepreneurs who have a great food, beverage or consumer idea or concept but are unsure of the next steps. This packed and exciting program covers the key ingredients needed to be a successful “Foodpreneur”.
Participants will have an overview of the many facets involved with creating and launching a food or beverage product or restaurant catering concept.
The webinar’s presenter has years of hands-on industry knowledge that she shares with the participants. Some tools and resources will be introduced that will help participants along their journey as well as an introduction to the Foodpreneur business model strategy of MVP- Minimum Viable Product.
You will be sent access information to the webinar in a separate email.
TOPICS to be covered:
Before You Get into the Kitchen
Getting Your Idea Out of the Kitchen
Getting Your Product on the Shelf
Getting Your Product onto the Consumer's Plate & into their Hands
Esther Psarakis – Foodpreneur
With business experience of over 30 years, Esther Luongo Psarakis is the Founder and Managing Partner of Foodpreneur®, a strategic sales/marketing and educational consultancy which concentrates on guiding entrepreneurial companies and helping established companies move forward with their business. As an advisor with the NJ Small Business Development Centers, she focuses primarily on food, beverage, health and beauty and consumer-centric companies. Esther’s strong skills in mentoring, feasibility, concept development, business plans and sales/marketing have benefited a wide range of companies. She has also worked with many international countries to develop strategic plans for US market entry including Greece, El Salvador, Ecuador, Brazil, Canada, Italy, West Africa, and more. Esther has taught many classes as well as guiding individual clients to their ultimate business success. Foodpreneur®’s Recipe for Success Program covers all of the necessary details and considerations for entrepreneurs before they start a new business. Esther has been featured in The New York Times, New Jersey Monthly, USA Today and Huffington Report, appeared on FOX News, ABC, Channel 12, Ebru TV, WSOU 89.5 and Martha Stewart Radio. One of her business plans was selected for publication in “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Business Plans”.