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Entrée-preneur Series Spring 2024 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. 

 

The Spring 2024 classes are full. Please email tom.murro@cvky.org to be placed on the waiting list for future classes

 

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

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

Speaker(s): Tom Murro, President of Chef Space, Alan Rietze, CV Business Development Specialist

Sat. Mar 9, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Cost of Goods Sold (COGS), Menu/Product Pricing, & Inventory Management

Speaker: Jesse Johnson, Johnson Restaurant Group

Sat. Mar 16, 9:30AM-11:30AM 

The Breakeven Calculation: Understanding How Much Revenue

You Need to Make 

Speaker: Anne Shadle, Co-owner/Founder of Mayan Café, Owner of Left-Brain Solutions, Restaurant and Small Business Consulting

Sat. Mar 23, 9:30AM-11:30AM *Claire

Operational Growth, Quality Assurance, & Marketing Basics for Emerging Businesses; Catering Basics w/ Claire Bridges

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

Sat. Mar 30  Break Week

Sat. Apr 6, 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. Apr 13, 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. Apr 20, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Digital Marketing, Online Branding and Legal Basics for Business w/ Kerry Demuth, Louisville SCORE and RevLocal & Chris Wolfe, Business Attorney, Wolfe and Bosch

Sat. Apr 27, 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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