NEW WBC Live Restaurant and Food Business Start Up Expo

October 22, 2022 – 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE and spread the word for our first LIVE Restaurant and Food Business Expo

Saturday, October 22, 2022  1- 5 pm

Come join our exciting restaurant and food service LIVE event for restaurant, food truck, cottage food, catering, and farmer’s market hosted by:

The NEW Women’s Business Center

We have curated an exciting event including:

  • Learn about SBA support for your business
  • TED Talk Style Presentations from LA Restaurant experts
  • Vendor Show – Meet businesses that support the local restaurant community
  • Delicious food from our food business entrepreneurs
  • Raffle and lots of free stuff
  • Meet other food entrepreneurs and have fun!

Check out the agenda! We love foodies! Come for all or part!


Saturday, October 22 , 2022 1 -5 pm

1:00 – 1:30 Check in and Vendor Show

1:40 -2:00 Tips to Starting a Successful Restaurant or Food Business – Celeste Young-Ramos, Restaurant Success Center

2:00 – 2:30 Vendor Show and Networking

2:30 -3:00 How to Create a Rockin’ Food Truck – Kim Tapia, The Food Truck Group

3:00 -3:40 Perfectly Seasoned: Restaurant and Food Biz owners share their experience and best practices

3:40 – 4:00 Vendor Show and Networking

4:00 – 4:30 Killer Marketing Strategies for Your Food Business – Maritza Baca of The Monarch Marketing Group

4:30 -5:00 Closing and Raffle

Come on join us! You’ll have a great time, meet some great vendors, and make new friends that love the restaurant industry as much as you do!

Notice for Vendors!

This will give you the benefits and opportunity to:• Get in front of people who need restaurant support services• Get your products out for people to try it and give feedback• Will be advertised on our 5,000+ social media channels and through other Chamber of Commerce networks.• Facebook Lives for your social media with our marketing specialist.• Tables and chairs and will be provided.

If you would like to register as a vendor, you may purchase a Vendor Ticket here.