Posts Tagged ‘Food Fort’

North Country Charcuterie Crafting Cured Meats with an Ohio Twist

North Country Charcuterie Crafting Cured Meats with an Ohio Twist
There are a lot of local artisans in the food space – bakers, bread makers, coffee roasters – but what there are not a lot of are salami swamis. That’s the self-proclaimed title of James Forbes, the chef behind North Country Charcuterie. The business is family affair with mother Jane...
February 5th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Best Small Business Resource in Columbus: ECDI

Best Small Business Resource in Columbus: ECDI
For the third year in a row, you have voted ECDI as the Best Small Business Resource in Columbus. With its abundant programming and proven track record of success, it’s no wonder ECDI has become the go-to source for budding business owners in Central Ohio. Since 2004, ECDI has disbursed over...
December 24th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

MMELO Making Confectionery Magic through Marshmallows

MMELO Making Confectionery Magic through Marshmallows
The marshmallows at MMELO are far from your average ‘mallow. Vanilla is the tame end of the flavor spectrum with more playful flavor combinations like pear, lemon and fresh thyme (all in one treat) ranking at the top of the best-seller list. The mouthful morsels are the handy work of Michelle Allen....
October 9th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Food Fort, Powered by ECDI, Gears Up for its 2nd Annual QFM96 Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort, Powered by ECDI, Gears Up for its 2nd Annual QFM96 Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 1, The Food Fort will partner with Columbus classic rock radio station QFM96 to host their second annual food truck festival in Westerville. Last year’s festival featured over 20 of Columbus’ most popular food trucks and carts, attracting over 2,500 curious rock n’ roll food...
July 23rd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

The Modern Southern Table Wins The Food Fort’s First-Ever Fried Chicken Throwdown

The Modern Southern Table Wins The Food Fort’s First-Ever Fried Chicken Throwdown
On May 14, The Food Fort’s campus was transformed into a culinary battleground, pitting three of Columbus’ best-kept southern-style secrets against each other in The Food Fort’s first-ever Fried Chicken Throwdown. The cooking competition, held in front of an audience of over 150 local “foodies,”...
May 28th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

J-Pops Gourmet Ice Pops Expanding for 2015 Season

J-Pops Gourmet Ice Pops Expanding for 2015 Season
Mother Nature might decide it’s actually spring in Ohio sometime, and once she does, J-Pops will be hitting the streets with an expanded fleet for the 2015 season. The gourmet ice pop maker recently announced its expansions from one to three carts. Steven White’s icy treats have gained a...
March 27th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Food Fort Adds Space to Help More Businesses

Food Fort Adds Space to Help More Businesses
The Food Fort has been a hub for food-based businesses in Columbus, offering commercial kitchen space and food truck and cart storage. ECDI’s food incubator will now be able to serve even more businesses thanks to a 6,000 square-foot expansion in an adjacent warehouse at 737 Parkwood Ave. “Before...
March 18th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

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