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Entrée-preneur Series Fall 2023 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!

Our Fall 2023 Classes are currently full. Please contact if you would like to be placed on the waiting list for future cohorts,


Sat. Sep 16, 9:30AM-11:30 AM

Building Your Business Plan, Business Model Canvas, CV Microlending Program

Speaker(s): Tom Murro, President of Chef Space; Dan Williams,CV Business Development Specialist

Sat. Sep 23, 9:30AM-11:30AM

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

Speaker: Jesse Johnson, Johnson Restaurant Group

Sat. Sep 30, 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, Owner of Left Brain Solutions, Restaurant and Small Business Consulting

Sat. Oct 7, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Operational Growth, Quality Assurance, and Marketing Basics for Emerging Businesses; Catering Basics with Claire Bridges

Speaker(s): Tom Murro, President of Chef Space; Claire Bridges, Business Coach with SBDC

Sat. Oct 14  Break Week

Sat. Oct 21, 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. Oct 28, 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. Nov 4, 9:30AM-11:30AM 

Liability Insurance Rundown & Digital Marketing Basics

Speaker(s): Johnathon Gray and Melissa Brown, State Farm Insurance; Kerry Demuth, Louisville SCORE and RevLocal

Sat. Nov 11, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Food Safety Seminar, Permit Requirements, Health Inspection(s) and Graduation Celebration
Speaker: Tom Murro, MPH, R.S., President of Chef Space

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