BOOST Your Culinary Business.
JANUARY 22 – 23, 2024 | HOUSTON, TX.
Restaurant Business Development Program
We established a fund valued at $15,000, used for any culinary development support for businesses. These businesses understand and are committed to the economic growth in their communities. We selected 25 historical entrepreneurs in the food industry.
The 2021 ProjectNXT scholarship allows culinary businesses to thrive while impacting their communities’ next generation of economic growth.
The Emergency Relief Assistance fund assists applicants that need access to resources to support their businesses.
Helping culinary businesses thrive in marginalized communities
We support business growth for BIPOC-owned culinary businesses. Our goal is to impact over 50 restaurants nationwide each year.
We’re excited to establish a fund valued at $15,000 for any culinary development support for your business.
2021 Cohort member: Bushwick Grind and 67 Orange Street (l-r) | Credit:
How to Support Us
Help connect businesses around the nation with access to funds, experts, and countless other business-related resources.
Join the Movement
Join the Restaurant Business Development Program, an accelerator program for business support and on-hand training.
Become a Consultant
We need your support, advocacy, and expertise to prepare our program winners for the culinary industry. Nominate someone, or apply today!
Building economic sustainability for the BIPOC culinary community
2021 Cohort member: Caribbean Feast | Credit:
Building sustainable businesses
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Feed the Soul Foundation welcomes accomplished Atlanta restaurant industry professional Chip Joyner to the Board of Directors.
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