Posts Tagged ‘NURISH’

Which Restaurants Have Raised The Most Through Crowdfunding?

When Pleasant Pops launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a cafe in the spring of 2012, crowdfunding was still a novelty for restaurant and bar owners. These days, everyone from food-truck operators to veteran restaurateurs is hitting up potential customers for money. So far, no local establishments have managed to entirely fund a new venture […]

Be Baker Mark Furstenberg’s Apprentice

Want to be an apprentice to longtime baker (and Washington food-scene tsk-tsker) Mark Furstenberg? Now's you chance. Furstenberg is looking for five apprentices as he prepares to open a new bakery called Bread Furst at 4434 Connecticut Ave. NW in Van Ness. The six- to eight-week unpaid apprenticeship program is part of a partnership with […]

Wannabe Restaurateurs to Test Ideas, Host Pop-Ups at Domku

It’s reminiscent of a Food Network reality series: Budding restaurateurs present a business model and cook for a panel of local restaurant industry vets. One will win the chance to pursue his or her culinary dreams. Or at least test ideas in a professional kitchen. Nonprofit Think Local First DC and NURISH: The Center for […]