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Entrée-preneur Series Spring 2022 Schedule & Registration

The Entree-preneur Series is an interactive 8-class series taught by industry leading professionals designed to foster the development of new restaurateurs and food entrepreneurs. 


 Attendees must attend all classes to graduate from the program.  

All attendees who complete the Entree-preneur Series, and satisfy all other requirements to work in the kitchen, will receive a complimentary first month of kitchen use on us!


Sat. Feb 19, 9:30AM-11:30 AM

Building Your Business Plan, Business Model Canvas

Speaker(s): Tom Murro, President of Chef Space; Lowell Sellards, Business Development Specialist

Sat. Feb 26, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Purchasing & Managing Food Cost, Managing & Tracking Inventory, Managing Staff

Speaker(s): Jesse Johnson, Johnson Restaurant Group

Sat. March 5, 9:30AM-11:30AM 
The Breakeven Calculation: Understanding How Much Revenue You Need To Bring In Each Week  
Speaker: Anne Shadle, Co-owner & Manager of Mayan Cafe, Business Specialist with Kentucky Small Business Development Center

Sat. March 12, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Operational Growth, Quality Assurance, and Marketing Basics for Emerging Businesses; CV Micro-Loan Programs

Speaker: Tom Murro, President of Chef Space; Tracey Spann, Business Development Specialist

Sat. March 26, 9:30AM-12:30PM

Resources/Tools To Assist Your Business

Speaker(s): Cindy Sizemore/Andrew Patterson, 5/3 Banking Representatives; Deja Downey, Vision Group Marketing and Consulting, LLC 

Sat. April 2, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Marketing, Branding & Design 

Speaker(s): Damaris Phillips and Coby Ming, Chef, Food Network Star, Author, Owner of Bluegrass Supper Club

Sat. April 9, 9:30AM-11:30AM 

Food Safety Seminar, Permit Requirements, Health Inspections(s) 

Speaker: Tom Murro, President of Chef space

Sat. April 16, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Entrepreneurs' Success Stories and Graduation
Speaker: Chad Coulter, local restauranteur, Owner/Operator Biscuit Belly.

Chef Space
1812 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40203