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Tuesday, May 7 • 8:30am - 10:00am
How to Make a Living Making Food

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Making food is one thing, making a living is entirely different. In this brief workshop, La Cocina and the San Francisco Department of Public Health  will review the fundamental considerations that any food entrepreneur should consider before launching this next phase of their life. 

La Cocina will review business planning resources, available kitchen spaces, techniques for assessing the marketplace and referrals to support organizations and the department of public health will cover basic permit issues that food entrepreneurs should be aware of before launching.


Co-sponsorship Authorization #19-0912-17. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Noah Brod, noah.brod@sba.gov.


Zach Parsons

Senior Inspector, San Francisco Health Department
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Emiliana Puyana

Program Director, La Cocina
Emiliana has always been in love with food and cooking. Early experiences in her family’s kitchen in Venezuela taught her that food has the extraordinary ability to bring and keep people together. She landed her first restaurant job at the age of fifteen in Caracas and has continued... Read More →

Tuesday May 7, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
SBA Entrepreneurship Center 455 Market Street, 6th Floor

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