Ready. Open. Serve. Restaurant Program

Supporting restaurants in and around Los Angeles.

We’re helping restaurants stay open and continue to serve the people of LA and Orange Counties. Our mission is to get the word out about local restaurants so they can thrive and remain an important part of our community.

Cottage Foods


Food Truck/Carts


“Our mission is to help Southern California restaurants and food businesses to be successful, profitable, and sustainable so they can better serve their communities by providing the best food business training and mentoring available.”

The services we provide

  • Business Planning
  • Webinars
  • One-on-one consultations with industry experts
  • Introduction to capital and financing
  • 6- week catering and cottage food programs
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • Marketing Training
  • Vendor referrals
  • Networking with other food professionals

Meet Our Fabulous Team

Celeste Young-Ramos

Foods Industries Program Manager

Alicia Milt

Program Assistant

Sonia Chang

Cottage Foods

Kim Tapia

Food Trucks

Jessica Mudaly-Harrison


Ricardo Saenz

Accounting and Taxation

Ric Saenz

Capital Funding

Maritza Baca


Register for Webinars & Events

Build Your Restaurant Sales with Instagram

July 9 – 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cottage Food Meet Up

July 9 – 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

So You Want to Start a Food Business?

July 10 – 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Market your Business with a Grand Opening!

July 11 – 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dine Local Directory

Dine Local

Business Directory for Participating Los Angeles Restaurants

1811 West 6th Street
Los Angeles, California 90057
11160 Burbank Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 91601
Asian, Thai
West Slauson Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90230
Mexican, Catering, Dine-In, Veteran, Black Owned
East Valley Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90032


Dine locally and enjoy your favorite dishes while supporting your favorite LA restaurants. Visit our full directory of participating restaurants.


Add your restaurant to the directory and promote your business to the entire Los Angeles small business market for free!


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