Posts Tagged ‘food-based businesses’

Florence Freeman: The Food Fort Saves A Business

Florence Freeman: The Food Fort Saves A Business
When Florence Freeman moved to Columbus in 1996, she quickly realized there was an absence of ethnic food options in the state’s capital. “My first thought was, ‘All you guys eat here are hamburgers?’” Freeman says. “Chinese restaurants were the only other ethnic foods here. I was stunned....
February 27th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Sunapple Kitchens Offer Commercial Kitchen Space for Entrepreneurs

Sunapple Kitchens Offer Commercial Kitchen Space for Entrepreneurs
Kitchens that once turned out hot lunches for ARC Industries employees are now an opportunity for small businesses to access commercial kitchens while offering meaningful employment for adults with developmental disabilities. When the demand for lunches dipped and the kitchens stopped serving meals in...
January 30th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Azteca Catering Brings Traditional Mexican Culture to Columbus

Azteca Catering Brings Traditional Mexican Culture to Columbus
One woman’s desire to share her cultural heritage is at the center of a unique Clintonville business. Leticia Vazquez-Smith gave Azteca Catering a permanent home at 3339 N. High St. to bring traditional Mexican food and folk art to Columbus. Exploring the Mexican cuisine in the city, Vazquez-Smith...
January 17th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Upcoming CORA Event Covers Restaurant Project & Approval Planning 101

Upcoming CORA Event Covers Restaurant Project & Approval Planning 101
A Central Ohio Restaurant Association event will help aspiring restaurant owners learn the ins and outs restaurant planning and project approval. The event will take place at the White Castle Systems Corporate & Training Offices at 555 W. Goodale Street on Wednesday, October 9th from 1:30 –...
October 4th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Full Fork Serving Up Homemade Pasta Sauce

Full Fork Serving Up Homemade Pasta Sauce
A pasta sauce recipe passed down through generations is at the heart of a new family business split between Columbus and Cleveland. Full Fork is serving up three kinds homemade sauce, giving people a taste of Grandma Rosie’s special recipe. Carrie Boyd says it all started with her Grandma. Whenever...
October 1st, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Spinelli’s Deli Local Yumminess Program to Support Area Food-Based Businesses

Spinelli’s Deli Local Yumminess Program to Support Area Food-Based Businesses
Spinelli’s Deli in Victorian Village wants to help other food-based businesses get their products in front of customers just in time for the holiday season. Owner Joe Spinelli is searching for about two dozen entrepreneurs to sell their goodies through a program called Local Yumminess. Spinelli...
September 20th, 2013 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Bella Donna Cooks Prepares Personalized Meals for Busy, Health-Conscious Consumers

Bella Donna Cooks Prepares Personalized Meals for Busy, Health-Conscious Consumers
Imagine a week’s worth of  healthy, prepared meals, tailored exactly to your tastes, appearing in your refrigerator without even lifting a finger in the kitchen. With personal chef service Bella Donna Cooks, busy professionals and health-conscience consumers can stress less about what to make...
September 12th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Umami Consulting Offers the Full Plate for Columbus Restaurants

Umami Consulting Offers the Full Plate for Columbus Restaurants
Shelley Mann knows the ins and outs of dining in Columbus and is using her wealth of knowledge to put the local scene on the map through her newly-founded venture, Umami Consulting. Mann’s flexible and diverse services can help a restaurant at any stage of the process, from a startup to a well-established...
July 8th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More