Entrée-preneur Series Fall 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!


Saturday, September 10th, 9:30AM-11:30 AM

Building Your Business Plan, Business Model Canvas

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

Saturday, September 17th, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Purchasing & Managing Food Cost, Managing & Tracking Inventory, Recipes & Costing, Catering Basics, Event Planning Logistics, Portions & Quantities, Pricing

Speaker(s): Tom Murro, President of Chef Space; Claire Bridges, KY Small Business Development Center Business Coach

Saturday, September 24th, 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

Saturday, October 15th, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Operational Growth, Quality Assurance, and Marketing Basics for Emerging Businesses

Speaker: Tom Murro, President of Chef Space

Saturday, October 22nd, 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; Chris Shipaila, Toast POS

Saturday, October 29th, 9:30AM-11:30AM
Marketing, Branding & Design 
Speaker(s): Damaris Phillips, Chef, Food Network Star, Author, Owner of Bluegrass Supper Club; Coby Ming, Executive Chef of Bluegrass Supper Club

Saturday, November 12th, 9:30AM-11:30AM 

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

Speaker: Tom Murro, President of Chef space

Saturday, November 19th, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Entrepreneurs' Success Stories and Graduation
Speaker: TBD

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