Posts Tagged ‘StartUp Kitchen’

State of the Artisan: Will New “Food Incubators” Help Create a Culinary Business Boom?

Lobbyist and former congressional staffer Alexandrine De Bianchi first started making her salted caramel, pistachio, and passionfruit French macarons as a hobby two years ago. But when her employer told her it would be downsizing and laying her off within a year, De Bianchi began thinking seriously about transforming her extracurricular baking into a full-fledged […]

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 […]