Posts Tagged ‘food-based businesses’

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 9, The Food Fort, in partnership with premiere Columbus classic rock radio station QFM 96, will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival. The Food Fort, a cutting-edge, mobile food-based business incubator, is not your typical commissary. By providing their clients access to specialized...
July 24th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

The Big Pitch Provides Platform for Food-Based Entrepreneurs

The Big Pitch Provides Platform for Food-Based Entrepreneurs
FoodStart Ohio will host the first annual Big Pitch at Franklin University Saturday, June 21 and Saturday, June 28. The two-day event gives local food-based entrepreneurs a chance to highlight their delectables while competing for valuable cash and mentoring prizes. On June 21, entrepreneurs from local...
June 10th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Sokol & Associates Offers Restaurant Brokerage and Consulting Services

Sokol & Associates Offers Restaurant Brokerage and Consulting Services
The Columbus food scene is growing with what seems like a new bar or restaurant opening every week. Behind the scenes is restaurant brokerage firm Sokol & Associates. “We specialize in brokering and selling restaurants and bars,” Owner Randy Sokol says. Businesses hire them to find buyers...
May 6th, 2014 | Business Profiles, Trendspotting | Read More

The Modern Southern Table: Reinventing The Way We Think of Food Court Cuisine

The Modern Southern Table: Reinventing The Way We Think of Food Court Cuisine
At your typical mall in the Midwest, you expect to find your commonplace food offerings – an oversized pretzel diner, a fast-prepped, Asian inspired eatery, maybe even a sit-down restaurant where you can visit their dessert bar before you depart. Sure, they may curb your appetite while you’re...
April 24th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Behind the Scenes: Piada

Behind the Scenes: Piada
Piada’s success is no secret. The continually expanding fast-casual restaurant concept was voted Metropreneur’s top high-growth small business of 2013. Behind Founder Chris Doody is a duo that has been a part of the carefully curated concept since its inception. Jamy Bolling is Corporate...
April 10th, 2014 | Behind the Scenes | Read More

Fit Food Delivers Healthy, Convenient Meals

Fit Food Delivers Healthy, Convenient Meals
Healthy and convenience food normally don’t belong in the same sentence. However a new Columbus business delivers healthy, ready-to-eat meals and snacks right to your doorstep – without it costing an arm and a leg. Monday through Friday, Fit Food delivers their menu of delicious yet health-conscious...
April 8th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Willowbeez Soulveg Serves Up Vegetarian Soul Food

Willowbeez Soulveg Serves Up Vegetarian Soul Food
If you’ve been to the 400 W. Rich Farmers Market you’ve probably noticed the lines at Willowbeez Soulveg. Carnell Willoughby cooks up the vegetarian and vegan soul food that has become a hit with the market crowd. When it’s affordable and available Willoughby uses local produce to create...
March 31st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success
From zesty chipotle sliders to decadent blackberry sage donuts, The Food Fort’s first annual showcase attracted hundreds of hungry attendees eager for an introduction to the diversely talented “foodie-preneurs” that call The Food Fort Home. “We spent months coordinating so many moving parts,”...
March 27th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More