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Foodiepreneur: The Business of Food

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Halton Regional Centre

Want to learn the best recipe for starting and running a successful food business?

Join us and learn the right ingredients.

Spotlight Speakers:

Tess Gonzalez of Bread ‘N Batter

As the founder of Bread ‘n Batter (, Tess has always had a passion for baking and has been experimenting with various recipes for as long as she was allowed to use an oven. Between her passion for baking and full-time employment as a Productivity and Quality Facilitator, her desire to serve the community her freshly bakes good could no longer be contained.

Farooq Ahmad of Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob

Big Grill Shawarma & Kabob ( is an authentic Arabian, Afghani, and Pakistani restaurant in the heart of Oakville that serves fresh and healthy Halal meals prepared to your liking. Their specialties are traditional shawarma, kabob and falafel. Farooq will talk about his business and what it means to own and run a restaurant in Halton Region.


8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration, breakfast and


9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome

9:10 – 9:30 a.m. Local spotlight speakers:

9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Licenses, permits and health


10:20 – 11:00 a.m. Networking break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel of experts

12:00 p.m. Closing remarks

$35/person (includes breakfast)

Register online

Dial 311 or 905-825-6000

Toll free 1-866-442-5866

Registration deadline: Thursday, March 23

For more information, visit or dial 311



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