Posts Tagged ‘food-based businesses’

Blu Olive “Pops-Up” at Hey Hey Bar & Grill

Blu Olive “Pops-Up” at Hey Hey Bar & Grill
The pop-up restaurant concept is nothing new to Columbus. You may have paid a visit to Little Eater’s pop-up at The Hills Market Downtown this past fall. Chances are you have heard about Hot Chicken Takeover’s pop-up success in Olde Towne East. Pop-ups allow food entrepreneurs to grow their business...
January 22nd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table
A self-described potluck overachiever, Stephanie Eakins has always loved to cook. These days she’s cooking for much more than just herself, but for several families all across Central Ohio as the one-woman show that is Retro Dinner Diva. The hint of nostalgia in the name is a nod to summers spent...
January 13th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

OH! Burgers Side Becomes Main Attraction with OH! Chips

OH! Burgers Side Becomes Main Attraction with OH! Chips
Most people think of fries as the perfect side to a nice juicy burger. One Columbus burger truck begs to differ. OH! Burger started serving their crispy fried chips to accompany the gourmet burgers coming from the mobile enterprise, and now the side dish has taken on a life of it’s own with OH!...
December 29th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community
Back in 2012, Kate Djupe had a dream of opening up a kitchen incubator facility in the up-and-coming Franklinton neighborhood. Two years later, The Commissary is officially opening, but the project has been relocated to 1400 Dublin Road in the Marble Cliff area, and with that move comes a sizable expansion...
November 14th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Zest Juice Co. Opening Near Grandview This Fall

Zest Juice Co. Opening Near Grandview This Fall
Offering fresh, healthy, cold-pressed juice, Zest Juice Co. will open its doors at 980 W. Fifth Ave. near Grandview in late fall. Natalie Rusch and Jordan Helman are the couple behind the store that will offer a variety of juices and other healthy drinks. “We have seven juices and you can drink...
September 25th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Early Bird Food Truck Coming to University District this Fall

Early Bird Food Truck Coming to University District this Fall
A new food truck parked just north of OSU’s campus will be serving sweet treats come October. Early Bird will offer fresh beignet-style donuts, sweet and savory hand pies, as well as coffee and espresso drinks. Four and Twenty Blackbird Bake Shop Founder Libby Glover is using the truck to highlight...
September 22nd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

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