WHAT WE DO
Restaurant Business Development Grant Program
Applications open October 5th to January 31. Subscribe to our newsletter to be notified when we open applications for our next cohort.
We’re devoted to dismantling the long history of food injustice in providing resources, training services, and bridging communities together. Feed the Soul Foundation has established a fund valued at $15,000, used for any culinary development support for your business.
- 6 months of intentional consultations followed up with educational training services
- A financial stipend based on the demands of your business
- Continuous training and services extend to support you with procedures that help you process and maintain your business
Learn more below about the menu of consulting services available to Cohorts.
Business Development Areas
Consult with expert to maximize your menu options, reduce food costs, create authentic and competitive offerings for your audience.
Receive profit margin returns for culinary businesses, including 1-on-1 to develop a customer-focused beverage program.
This support will help businesses navigate the expansion process of adding new locations or creating a franchise model.
Build Standard Operating Procedures, strategies and planning to ensure that your business is working to its maximum capacity.
Support for all intersections of branding for business owners, and increases the culinary industry through instant images and witty content creation.
Receive assistance in training for restaurant staff on how to provide exceptional customer experiences.
Contributes to the sale of products to retail consumers and providing business owners with a creative way to entice customers to purchase more.
Receive consulting services to develop best practices for hiring, training, and managing employees.
Inventory & Theft
Plan and adopt best practices to improve inventory management and reduce theft.
Ads & Marketing
Increase visibility and receive access training, including advertising, digital learning, radio promotions, public relations, and overall promotional strategies.
Meet Our Consultants
Feed the Soul collaborated with over 20 consultants nationwide to support our 2021 Restaurant Business Development Cohort. Our consultants specialize in areas that support the growth of businesses in the culinary industry.
Interested in becoming a Consultant? Learn more.
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