Do you have a great-tasting dish or do you have an innovative food concept that you think would sell well in a weekend food market? Then we invite you to join us for a FREE SEMINAR on HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS FOOD IDEAS during our STARTUP FOOD ENTREPRENEUR WEEKEND on October 25 (Saturday) from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at Mercato Centrale, at the corner of 34th Street and 8th Avenue in Bonifacio Global City.
The half-day seminar will include topics on how to start up and run a food business, identifying food businesses with franchise growth potential, current food market business trends, digital and social media marketing for small food businesses, and the stories of successful food market entrepreneurs.
Among the speakers for seminars include Armando Bartolome of GMB, Franchise Developers (whose previous clients are Mang Inasal, Potato Corner and Lots’A Pizza), Anton Diaz and RJ Ledesma of Mercato Centrale, resource speakers from Go Negosyo and Globe MyBusiness and successful Mercato food entrepreneurs Jill Gerodias Borja of Manang’s Chicken and Suzy Lee of Spring by Ha-Yuan.
“Over the past several years of running the Mercato Centrale markets in Makati, Taguig, Quezon City and provincial locations, we’ve seen potentially successful start up food businesses that were not capitalize on a good product because they needed to fix up their operations and marketing efforts.” shared Anton Diaz, the co-founder of Mercato Centrale and the man behind popular food and travel blog www.OurAwesomePlanet.com “The aim of this seminar is to help budding food entrepreneurs greatly improve their chances of success by sharing with them the insights we’ve gained through operating our markets and working with various food stall vendors.”
Mercato Centrale has been the birthplace of many fast-growing food companies including Manang’s Chicken, Mochiko, Merry Moo, Chuck’s Grubberie, Mio Gelati, Spring by Ha-Yuan, Kristina’s Inutak, Zen Taclings, Brasas, Eat My Garlic Fries, Sunrise Buckets and many more.
The seminar also serves as a jumping off point for applicants interested to participate in The Next Big Food Entrepreneur Contest at Mercato Centrale, where the winner goes home with P100,000 and a six-month rent-free stay in Mercato Centrale.
To register for the seminar, please contact 09178401152 or 8120212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.facebook.com/mercatocentrale for more information. Please register soonest as there are limited slots available.