Through reporting, networking and our own events, I get to see a lot of companies pitch the virtues of their concepts to industry experts, developers and financiers. Wednesday morning, I got another taste of that chum as part of a local event modeled (and named) after ABC’s popular Shark Tank show.
Proceeds from the Minnesota chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier fundraiser will go toward scholarships for culinary students and the youth gardening project at Urban Roots.
Chefs and other would-be restaurant owners need to understand their audience and create a concept around what the people want before committing to a location.
The St. Paul hotelier and restaurateur died Monday, April 25, after a battle with leukemia.
With his essay, "Two Minutes About Sardines," St. Paul high school senior Fue Xiong earns a $20,000 scholarship from Chipotle.