Food Entrepreneurs Are Made Not Born

...and we're here to help.

A Few Ways We Help…

Entrepreneurial Chef Magazine

 

A digital publication with ideas, inspiration & actionable advice.

We interview the most successful chefs, restaurateurs & all-around food entrepreneurs to uncover their secrets to success & deliver to you monthly.

Get a taste of what it’s all about…you won’t be disappointed.

Click here for your FREE ISSUE!

A Few Ways We Help…

Entrepreneurial Chef Magazine

A digital publication with ideas, inspiration & actionable advice.

We interview the most successful chefs, restaurateurs & all-around food entrepreneurs to uncover their secrets to success & deliver to you monthly.

Get a taste of what it’s all about…you won’t be disappointed.

 Click here for your FREE ISSUE!

Facebook Group

 

An online community where you get real solutions to real-world problems.

We have personal & private chefs, CEO’s of culinary tech companies, chef-authors, culinary consultants, restaurant owners, TV personalities, & more.

Click here to JOIN THE GROUP!

Facebook Group

An online community where you get real solutions to real-world problems.

We have personal & private chefs, CEO’s of culinary tech companies, chef-authors, culinary consultants, restaurant owners, TV personalities, & more.

 Click here to JOIN THE GROUP!

Making The Cut Podcast

 

Chris Hill & Shawn Wenner teamed up to seek out experts in various industries & find out what it takes to perform at the elite level. 

Hear from guests like Simon Sinek, Seth Godin, David Burkus, Bernadette Jiwa, Jairek Robbins, Jon Gordon, & more.

 Listen now on ITUNES or STITCHER!

Making The Cut Podcast

Chris Hill & Shawn Wenner teamed up to seek out experts in various industries & find out what it takes to perform at the elite level. 

Hear from guests like Simon Sinek, Seth Godin, David Burkus, Bernadette Jiwa, Jairek Robbins, Jon Gordon, & more.

 Listen now on ITUNES or STITCHER!

Newsletter & Special Invites

 

It’s our goal to find & deliver as much valuable information as humanly possible to help you in your entrepreneurial pursuits.

Get business building resources & special invites to food business & entrepreneurial events.

 Make sure to JOIN THE CLUB!

Newsletter & Special Invites

It’s our goal to find & deliver as much valuable information as humanly possible to help you in your entrepreneurial pursuits.

Get business building resources & special invites to food business & entrepreneurial events.

 Make sure to JOIN THE CLUB!

Recommended Resources

We’ve partnered as affiliates with various companies who offer real and relevant products and services to help food entrepreneurs at different stages of their journey. Rest assured we’ve vetted each one, and in most cases have used them to build, grow, and scale our platform and audience.

Write a Business Plan

We recommend LivePlan. It was very helpful for us to use when conceptualizing our business & they offer tons of templates to kick start your planning – super easy.

Check Out LivePlan 

Form a Company

We recommend LegalZoom. Not only did they help get Entrepreneurial Chef up & running, the customer service is top notch.

Check Out LegalZoom 

Apply for Funding

We recommend Kabbage. We found they have a tilt toward food & beverage entrepreneurs with a relatively quick & easy process.

Check Out Kabbage 

Launch a Website

We recommend GoDaddy. Our site is hosted on Godaddy, our email is through Godaddy, our business relies on Godaddy – enough said.

Check Out GoDaddy 

Build an Audience

We recommend AWeber. Our first 1,000 fans were captured on AWeber & they offer incredibly powerful tools to build & grow an audience.

Check Out AWeber

Find Employees

We recommend Snag. As an industry leader, they have tons of talent & sourcing tools to get the right people – when you’re ready.

Check Out Snagajob

Manage Social Media

We recommend Hootsuite. It’s been our go-to resource for managing multiple social media platforms at once & tons of people rely on them daily.

Check Out Hootsuite

Launch Your Product

We recommend Shopify. Tons of food entrepreneurs launched their businesses or products online with Shopify – confections, rubs, spices, sauces, you name it.

Check Out Shopify

Featured Articles

Barbara Pollastrini: The Life & Advice of a Private Chef

In our interview with Pollastrini, we explore the beginning of her career as a private chef, the mistakes she’s made professionally, her advice for building a great network, and why being your best advocate is the key to entrepreneurial success.

Brooke Williamson Combines Hard Work, Creativity & Business Strategy For Success

From being the youngest female chef to cook at the James Beard House, winning Bravo’s “Top Chef” Season 14, and owning five establishments with business partner and husband Nick Roberts, Williamson’s hard work, creativity, and dedication have created a winning combination

Tools of the Trade with Tom Eckert

Chef Eckert rounded up a list of his top tools that keep him organized and at the top of his game during a dinner service or catered function.

Social Media Mistakes to Avoid & the Number One Blunder

Social media marketing was once relatively new and mysterious, and many just weren’t sure how to effectively use it. But today, it’s a much different story.

How Gaby Dalkin Went From Hobby Blog to Food Media Empire

Originally launched as a place to brag to her friends and family that she learned to cook, Gaby Dalkin started her food blog What’s Gaby Cooking back in 2009.

Does Your Concept Have the Secret Sauce for Franchising?

If you’re a restaurateur, you probably flirted with the idea of franchising your concept. Imagine reaping the benefits of owning a large, national brand name restaurant.

Using Surveys to Get Customer Feedback (& Why It’s Important)

Have you ever sent a survey to your customers? Did you know what to ask? Did you know the perfect time to send it and how to present it to them so they would actually respond?

Who You Are Dictates the Opportunities You Receive

Assuming you want to create a successful career, based on your definition of it, the only way to do so is to actually create opportunities for yourself that align with your definition of success.

From Idea to Open for Business

(and everything in between)

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