Posts Tagged ‘food’

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

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

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

ECDI’s commercial kitchen now open

ECDI’s commercial kitchen now open
The Economic and Community Development Institute recently hosted a grand opening celebration for its new commercial kitchen. Located within The Food Fort at 1655 Old Leonard Rd. in Columbus, the commercial kitchen was created with the small business culinary startup in mind, as it allows companies...
August 22nd, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Kitchen incubator facility to open in Franklinton

Kitchen incubator facility to open in Franklinton
Entrepreneurs with food-based business ideas will soon find it easier to test their products when The Commissary on Town Street opens its doors. This new kitchen incubator will provide a commercial-grade environment for food startups to develop recipes, test products and collaborate with like-minded...
August 21st, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Food pods bring food trucks together in one place

Food pods bring food trucks together in one place
The food truck scene has exploded in Columbus over the last couple years, and now it seems yet another mobile food trend −the food pod− is piggybacking on the trucks’ success. What constitutes a food pod isn’t crystal clear at the moment, but Street Eats Columbus, which tracks and reviews...
June 27th, 2012 | Trendspotting | Read More

Catering company branches out with food truck business

Catering company branches out with food truck business
Angela Petro knows how to keep busy. As the owner of Two Caterers, she has been steadily growing her business in 2012, first through a collaborative relaunch of the Oakhurst Country Club in Grove City in February and now with the launch of Sweet Carrot, the company’s new food truck. We recently...
May 22nd, 2012 | Announcements | Read More